At Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, we prepare you for a ministry that enriches your life and fulfills your higher purpose to serve where God is calling you.
Immersed in an authentic community of learners who seek to know God and bear witness of God’s love, our faculty and staff support your journey to discover your calling as you open your heart and mind to Christian leadership and service.
For nearly 200 years, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary has lived its mission, equipping and empowering present and future ministry leaders to serve God and humanity. Fully accredited, LTSS remains the second oldest Lutheran seminary in North America and the only Evangelical Lutheran Church in America seminary located in the southeastern United States.
Situated on a 17-acre campus in Columbia, South Carolina, the seminary’s programs draw an ecumenical mix of students preparing for pastoral and ministerial roles in Lutheran, Baptist, Methodist, Episcopal and other affiliated congregations, as well as in military chaplaincy.
Find your place and your calling at LTSS.