More Tower Wartburg Seminary

“Come and See…” (John 1:35-39, NRSV)

Whether you’re just out of college, you’ve run from this call forever, or if the idea of seminary just popped into your head, one way to see if Wartburg is in your future is to come meet the people here.  Come and see! 

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree program at Wartburg Theological Seminary is an innovative program that prepares leaders for Word and Sacrament ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and many other denominations. Students in the MDiv program participate in a 160+ year tradition of outstanding theological education marked by spiritual formation, contextual learning, life giving relationships, and academic excellence. With a committed faculty and a curricular emphasis in forming leaders for the changing church, Wartburg Seminary continues to produce dedicated and well equipped church leaders who both proclaim and teach the faith.
A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA is a requirement for admission to our Master of Divinity program, but we do have some exceptions for outstanding candidates who do not have a Bachelor’s degree. Learn more by reading our policy for candidates without a Bachelor’s degree or by getting in touch with the Admissions team.

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Wartburg Seminary, a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, welcomes ELCA students along with students from the wide spectrum of Lutheran and ecumenical partners.

Students seeking to serve in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America should consider beginning the candidacy process with their synodical candidacy committee.

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