WELS Staff Ministry Certification
The staff ministry certification program is designed for those who already hold a bachelor's degree or who are 35 years of age or older.
Candidates who already hold a bachelor's degree or who are 35 years of age or older may be granted certification for service in the WELS as a staff minister upon completion of the religion and professional components of the program. An internship or series of practica is also required. Options exist for full-time study on campus and for part-time study through Martin Luther College summer sessions, extension courses, distance learning, and independent and directed studies.
Dr. Lawrence Olson
Director, Staff Ministry Program
Phone: 507.354.8221 ext. 252