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Diploma in Lutheran Studies

The Diploma in Lutheran Studies is designed to provide preparation for Word and Sacrament Ministry for seminarians who have attended non-Lutheran seminaries and who are now preparing for ordination in the NALC. The DLS can be completed in one year through a combination of online and residential components. The DLS program is 30 credits in the following disciplines:

Systematic Theology (12 credits):

Ethics (3 credits):

Church History (6 credits):

Liturgy & Homiletics (6 credits):

Discipleship (3 credits):

  • PT700 Spiritual Formation: Catechesis & Discipleship (Offered through Trinity School for Ministry)