All Master of Divinity candidates who register their intention to seek placement in the ministerium of Lutheran ChurchCanada are eligible for the Theological Diploma. The Theological Diploma certifies that the candidate has demonstrated his doctrinal commitment and personal suitability for the public ministry of Lutheran ChurchCanada through satisfactory academic, practical, and personal development.
The faculty grants Theological Diplomas upon the recommendation of the Standing Committee on Certification for Placement. CLS reserves the right to request that additional course work or reading assignments be completed before a Theological Diploma is awarded.
Completion of the Master of Divinity degree does not guarantee that the student will receive a Theological Diploma.