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Named a U.S. News Top 40 School for Social Mobility and Best Value in the South.
Employed or in Grad School
within six months of graduation.
LR taught us to use our time wisely and has provided me with a ‘keep moving forward' mentality. And Dr. Knight has always helped show us what we could be.
Our picturesque campus serves as the backdrop of our students’ diverse and shared experiences. Our students are leaders, researchers and champions. LR Bears are the heart of this small-college town, and the City of Hickory fosters a thriving community for our students.Explore Our Hickory Campus
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Earn a graduate degree on your terms with learning that fits your life.
With expert faculty focused on your success.
The biggest draw for me for this program is being able to work full-time and complete an entire master's degree in 18 months. It makes me more marketable in the workforce.
Hickory, Asheville & Columbia
Whether it’s reinventing your career, advancing your professional skills or elevating your business, our three campus locations offer quality academic programs paired with hands-on learning opportunities in cities filled with cultural and civic opportunities.View Our Campuses
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We shape the entire person for faithful service to the church and to the world.
Only ELCA seminary in the southeastern U.S.
Live your faith through public ministry.
I am grateful for the preparation for ministry and the knowledge we need to serve. The challenges of the courses gave us additional insight and improved our understanding of what it means to serve.
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
As soon as you arrive on our campus in beautiful Columbia, South Carolina, you’ll experience what it means to be surrounded by caring and passionate professors and a community atmosphere that is both captivating and supportive.View Our Campus