MLS has a single course of study which is designed to equip every student to meet the enrollment requirements of Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota. The course also exceeds the standards set for admission to public colleges in the state of Michigan.
During their studies at MLS, graduates normally accumulate between 29 and 32 credits. The minimum 24.3 credits must include:
- English – 4.0 credits
- Foreign language – 4.2 credits
- Fine Arts – 2.6 credits
- Mathematics – 4.0 credits
- Social Studies – 4.2
- Natural science – 3.3 credits
- Computer literacy – 1.0 credits
- Physical Education – 1.0 credits
In addition, students are required to complete successfully a course in religion for each year of attendance. Every course is taught in the light of God’s Word. Each class is an opportunity for the teacher, a minister of the gospel, to apply both law and gospel to students in a way that will build up their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Michigan Lutheran Seminary is accredited through the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA) program, a member of the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), and Middle States Association – Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS). Michigan Lutheran Seminary is also licensed as a boarding high school by the Michigan Department of Education.