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Through my internships, I learned how flexible my major is. I can go into a medical field, learn the basics, and apply everything that I know about computer science there. The next day, I can go into a sales team and do the same. I can go in many directions.
Gabriel Palacios '22
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Luther teaches you more than how to do a job. The critical thinking skills you learn are essential to setting yourself apart in the workplace.
Madilyn Heinke '20
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Environmental studies is an inherently interdisciplinary field, and that’s how it’s taught at Luther, from science to ethics to anthropology. Beyond that, Luther has made an incredible commitment to sustainability, to reach zero emissions by 2030. Luther walks the talk.
Charlie Sylvester '22
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The Luther biology major equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to get into medical school, from introduction to biology to advanced classes like human anatomy and dissection.
Matt Benson '22
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The journey you take here won’t look like anyone else’s. But you won’t do it alone.

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6 female students in masks, wearing nursing uniforms.

Students who take advantage of this program will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree plus master’s degree in public health in five years.

The medal is presented each year to an outstanding senior, selected by the graduating class, who best demonstrates the ideals of the college through service to students and the college community.

Amanda receives her award on stage at commencement.

Weber has pursued her calling as a musician while working in service to her community. One Voices of Hope singer said, “We are given many tools at Shakopee, but none have healed me like music.”

Find common purpose.
We believe in education for the common good. Our students challenge the status quo and serve their communities.
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Find common purpose.
We believe in education for the common good. Our students challenge the status quo and serve their communities.
Photos of the three Fulbright recipients in outdoor settings.
Three Luther students will serve as Fulbright English Teaching Assistants in 2023-24

Sadie Pichelmann, Gideon Perez and Berit Skogen will serve and connect with communities in Slovakia and in Norway.

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