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Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry 

The Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry degree program is designed for students interested in service in the church as a diaconal minister. The degree combines academic coursework with the field work that is a requirement of candidacy as a Diaconal Minister in the ELCA and other denominations with a diaconate. Students seeking to serve in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America should consider beginning the candidacy process with their synodical candidacy committee. Wartburg Theological Seminary is a worship-centered community of critical theological reflection where learning leads to mission and mission informs learning. Wartburg Seminary provides a high quality academic education and has a dedicated and excellent faculty and staff to prepare leaders for God’s mission in the world through the church.

We offer two options to complete a Master of Arts Degree in Diaconal Ministry: Residential Program and Distributed Learning Program. For more information about the Master of Arts Degree please view our current catalog. Wartburg offers the option of a concentration in Youth, Culture and Mission and an educational focus in Hispanic Ministry.

Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry Residential Program

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