Lenoir - Rhyne University

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

Master of Divinity emphasis in Military Chaplaincy


PO Box 7227

3rd Floor

Hickory, NC 28601

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree with an emphasis in Military Chaplaincy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree with an emphasis in Military Chaplaincy prepares persons for ordained ministry and military chaplaincy service through a combination of classroom study and intentional contextual education. Pre-requesite Entrance into the military chaplaincy candidacy program is required. This is done through the appropriate endorsement office of the student's church and the military branch in which the student intends to serve. Students must begin this emphasis no later than the beginning of their middler year (2nd year). MDiv Curriculum The MDiv with Military Chaplaincy emphasis curriculum follows the same basic three-year MDiv degree requirements. It is comprised of 101 credit hours of courses from the three areas of theological studies: Biblical Studies, History & Systematic Theology, and Church & Ministry.


Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Sacred Theology.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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