Luther Seminary seeks to help students integrate their theoretical studies with real-life experience. Throughout their time in seminary, students will work with the Contextual Learning staff to coordinate their participation in:
Degree requirement for M.Div. students. Four semesters are required.
Required for M.Div. students working toward ordination in the ELCA. One basic unit of 400 hours is required.
ELCA guideline is 12 months, full-time, parish setting. Variations need to be approved by candidacy committee.
M.A. students working toward consecration as Diaconal Ministers complete 700 hours of Field Experience, whereof 200 hours are dedicated to a special ministry project.