Online learning at Luther Seminary takes two forms: online courses and distributed learning degree programs.
- Are available to all Luther Seminary students
- Follow the same semester schedule as residential courses
- Cost the same as residential courses
- Are theologically engaging, stimulating and challenging
- Are taught by Luther Seminary faculty who encourage and foster the community of online learners
Distributed Learning (DL)
The distributed learning model at Luther Seminary is:
- Cohort-based: you learn in a well-formed, cultivated online community
- Combines online courses and two-week intensive courses
- Context aware: you immediately apply your learning to your ministry
Online Student Services and Support
Technical assistance is available to online students. Our helpdesk is available M-F, 8am-5pm at 651-641-3462 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students can contact Library support via phone and email at 651-641-3447 (Circulation) or 651-641-3226 (Reference).
Find registration information. (Student login required).
The Student Resource Center provides a variety of services, including career development, academic advising, writing center, and more.
Students with disabilities
It is Luther Seminary’s policy to ensure that no qualified student with a disability is denied the benefits of, excluded from participation in or subjected to discrimination in any seminary program, service or activity. The seminary provides reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities. If students wish to request accommodations, please contact the associate dean of student resources and candidacy for documentation and information about available reasonable accommodations at 651-641-3435 or email@example.com
Online course technical requirements
Recommended computer software
- Up-to-date Chrome web browser
- Microsoft Office
- Anti-virus software (varies)
- Anti-spyware software (varies)
- Adobe Acrobat Reader (system requirements)
Recommended operating system
- Windows 10
- Mac OX 10.7 or higher
- Internet access from home
- High speed recommended (cable or DSL).
- Minimum 3mb download speed strongly recommended for online programs
- Check your online speed at: speedtest.net
- Network access on campus
- Your computer must be configured for DHCP (this is the default for most computers)
- In order to use the network you must register your computer and accept the terms of service.