Academics

Luther Seminary offers one-of-a-kind degree programs to guide your learning of theology, as well as your spiritual journey. You'll be prepared by world-class faculty to do the work God has called you to, wherever and whatever it may be.

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Curriculum Updates

Luther Seminary's curriculum, beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, is a response to the changing needs of congregations and church leaders around the world. Students learn to lead in today's church, and know how to adapt as leaders to the changing nature of their ministries. Luther Seminary is committed to educating Christian leaders who are strong in their faith and understanding, as well as flexible in how they share the gospel. 
 
To learn more about Luther Seminary's curriculum, please look at the following materials.
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Flyer: An overview of the new curriculum, including course structure, reasons for the change and student benefits
 
Curriculum Intro: A word from Academic Dean Craig Koester about the curriculum, previously printed in Story magazine

M.A. Curriculum: An overview of the curriculum as it relates to the Master of Arts degree

M.Div. Curriculum: An overview of the curriculum as it relates to the Master of Divinity degree

Contextual Learning

Explore what it means to do theology in a specific context. The Contextual Learning requirements enrich your seminary experience by allowing you to connect your coursework to a specific ministry setting.   

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