Theology

Concordia’s theology program was designed for students who are preparing for certification as professional church workers such as Lutheran teachers and lay ministers.

Why Study Theology at CUW?

A CUW Theology degree offers you:

  • Internships in professional church work
  • A rich, diverse curriculum
  • A flexible program with room for electives
  • A Lutheran environment in which to study God’s word

Program Facts

  • Years to complete: 4
  • Job placement rate: 100%

What You’ll Learn in the Theology Program

In this comprehensive program you will:

  • Be introduced to the lay ministry program
  • Study the Christian faith as it relates to everyday life
  • Learn practical skills to teach religion to youth and adults in a parish setting
  • Explore the role of religion in shaping our way of life

Career Choices in Theology

A Theology degree prepares you to make meaningful contributions in:

  • Lay Ministry
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Religious organizations
  • Hospital settings
  • Home health care services
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Social advocacy organizations

Complementary Majors/Minors

  • Lay Ministry Major
  • Parish Music Major
  • Education Major

High School Prep Courses

  • English
  • History
  • Social science
  • Music

Year Internship is Completed

Senior year

Travel Opportunities

  • Study abroad programs available through the Director of National and International Studies
  • Several mission trips available each year

Curriculum

Our curriculum includes classes in religious education, church work, comparative religion and biblical theology.

Faculty

Rev. Dr. Thomas Feiertag

Associate Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Brian German

Assistant Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Nathan Jastram

Professor of Theology

Rev. Jason Lane

Assistant Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Timothy Maschke

Professor of Theology

Rev. Brian Mosemann

Assistant Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Daniel Paavola

Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Ronald Mudge

Associate Professor of Theology

Rev. Jonathan Mumme

Assistant Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. John Oberdeck

Professor of Theology

Rev. Steve Smith

Campus Pastor, Assistant Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Jason Soenksen

Associate Professor of Theology

Rev. Dr. Harald Tomesch

Professor of Theology