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Lutheran School Teacher

Learn more about this professional church work vocation


Lutheran school teachers provide an education rooted in God’s Word to the children in their care. Currently, Lutheran schools serve over 140,000 students in the Synod’s 1,855 early childhood, elementary and high schools across the country. They support pastors by working to assist and strengthen Christian fathers and mothers in their God-given responsibility to bring up their children in the nurture and instruction of the Lord.

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Education

An undergraduate teacher training degree and a Lutheran Teacher Diploma from one of the Concordia universities prepare a student to become a commissioned teacher of the LCMS. Explore the wide variety of teacher training programs offered by CUS schools.

Note: The following undergraduate information has been provided by each of the universities. Total costs will vary based on a variety of factors. Admissions staff at each Concordia will work to help you find grant and scholarship opportunities to assist you in pursuing church work education. Contact the Concordia admissions staff listed below.

 

Concordia University Ann Arbor

Overview — 2023-24 academic year

  • Tuition: $11,750 (after institutional financial aid discounts) 
  • Room and Board: $12,310 (for basic, complete plan—variations are available)
  • Fees: $400
  • Contact: Kyle Thoms | Admission@cuaa.edu | 734-995-7319

Learn more at cuaa.edu

 

Concordia University Chicago

Overview — 2023-24 academic year

  • Tuition: $10,450 (after Church Professional/Leadership Scholarships are applied—actual tuition cost may differ based on entering high school grade point average)
  • Room and Board: $11,140 (for basic, complete plan—variations are available)
  • Fees: $1,058
  • Contact: Rachel Gates | Rachel.Gates@CUChicago.edu | 708-209-3536

Learn more at cuchicago.edu

 

 

Concordia University Irvine

Overview — 2024-25 academic year

  • Tuition: 8,500 (after the Church Vocations Scholarship is applied—actual tuition cost may be higher if one does not qualify for the Church Vocations Scholarship)
  • Room and Board: $13,482 (max for Freshman—other variables may apply)
  • Fees: $980 + $250 New Student Fee + $300 Parking Fee
  • Contact: Carrie Donohoe | carrie.donohoe@cui.edu | 949-214-3389
    Concordia Irvine Director of LCMS Recruitment

Learn more at cui.edu

 

Concordia University Nebraska

Overview — 2024-25 academic year

Learn more at cune.edu

 

Concordia University St. Paul

Overview — 2024-25 academic year

Learn more at csp.edu

 

Concordia University Wisconsin

Overview — 2024-25 academic year

  • Tuition: $10,270 (after institutional financial aid discounts)
  • Room and Board: $13,200 (for basic, complete plan—variations are available)
  • Fees: $400
  • Contact: Jeff Frosch | Admission@cuw.edu | 512-420-3343

Learn more at cuw.edu

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