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Lutheran School of Theology

Lutheran School of Theology


Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, LSTC offers preparation for professional ministry in the church, advanced studies in ministry, and academic study of theology. The M.Div. curriculum features a strong accent upon study of the traditions of the church and a comprehensive field education program, with special emphasis on cross-cultural ministry and global awareness. Opportunities are offered for specialization in Hispanic ministries, in ministry and social work, and for coordinated M.Div./Ph.D. degrees (with the University of Chicago).

Our Location

Lutheran School of Theology, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago Theological Seminary, and McCormick (CTU, CTS, LSTC and MTS). These four schools are located in close proximity to one another in the Hyde Park area of Chicago near the University of Chicago. They can be reached by car via the Chicago metropolitan expressway system from Lake Shore Drive (south) or the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94), and by public transportation on the CTA Red Line, the elevated train or the Illinois Central to the respective 55th Street stations and connecting buses.