Formal Continuing Education

The Confessional Lutheran Institute provides qualified pastors the opportunity for advanced studies in all branches of evangelical Lutheran theology and practice by offering three levels of for-credit certification and degree programs.

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Pre-BDiv Certification

Formal courses to prepare students to apply for enrollment in the Bachelor of Divinity program.

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Bachelor of Divinity (BDiv)

A degree offered in partnership with Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary to those who successfully complete the program of eight theology courses, one research and writing course, and a final thesis.

Master of Theology (MTh)

An advanced three- to five-year post-BDiv research and writing program offered with Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary consisting of on-field and online course work and research leading to a master’s thesis in a chosen field of study.