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First Theological Degrees
 

This online application is intended for applicants to the following programs:

MDiv - Master of Divinity
MA - Master of Arts
MA/MFT - Master of Arts / Marriage and Family Therapy (Saint Mary's University)
MA/MSW - Master of Arts / Master of Social Work (Augsburg College)
MSM - Master of Sacred Music - On Hold
Certificate and Non Degree
    First Theological Degrees  
   
For all domestic students, including transfer students
    First Theological Degrees - International Application  
   
For all students requiring a visa
Graduate Theological Degrees - Post MDIV/MA
 

Applicants must have a bachelor of divinity, master of arts, or master of divinity degree (or equivalent) from an accredited theological school.

This online application is intended for applicants to the following programs:
 
MTh – Master of Theology
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy - On Hold
DMin BP – Doctor of Ministry – Biblical Preaching
DMin CML – Doctor of Ministry – Congregational Mission and Leadership
Non Degree – Post MA/MDiv Graduate Special Student (includes Auditors who have an MA or MDiv)
    Graduate Theological Degrees  
   
For all domestic students, including transfer students
    Graduate Theological Degrees - International Application  
   
For all students requiring a visa
    Graduate Theological Degrees - DMin Application  
   
For all applicants to the DMIN program
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We encourage you to visit campus as you prepare to apply for a degree at Luther Seminary. Schedule a customized visit and meet with faculty and students firsthand.
 
Additional information can be found at our main site: www.luthersem.edu/admissions

Contact Admissions

If you have any questions about the application process or admission requirements, contact your counselor or the following Luther Seminary admissions staff members:
General Admissions Contact
Email: admissions@luthersem.edu or by Phone: (651) 641-3521
 
(MDiv, MA, MA/MFT, MA/MSW, Certificate, Non-Degree) 
 
(PhD, DMin, MTh, Post-MDiv/MA Graduate Special/Non-Degree) 
 
International Student and Scholar Affairs Staff
(All degree programs)

Forms and Additional Information

First Theological Degree Applicants 
  • Your autobiography/faith statement can be sent as a word document attachment to admissions@luthersem.edu.
  • Recommendation Forms (MDiv, MA)
  • Note: the Candidacy requirement for MDiv applicants is an internal Admissions piece to serve as a reminder that your entrance decision needs to be completed by the end of your first semester of study.  It is not part of your application for the admissions committee.