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Pre-Deaconess

Certification

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The Pre-Deaconess Studies program prepares you to serve as a deaconess in The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Beginning the program at CSP, the pre-deaconess student may transfer at the beginning of the junior year for continued preparation in the Concordia University-Chicago Deaconess program, or she may graduate from CSP with a major in theology and may continue preparation at Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, Mo., or Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., earning a Master of Arts degree and the Deaconess certification.

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A deaconess serves in a congregation, hospital, or other institution in local communities or foreign mission fields to bring mercy and human care to others. Pre-deaconess students at Concordia University, St. Paul continue their studies for deaconess certification at one of the seminaries.