We know you learn best when you can roll up your sleeves and dive in. That's why we offer hands-on opportunities that give you the freedom to explore your passion through real-world work and prepare for a fulfilling career.

Academic Programs

Choosing the right major starts with a simple question: What are you passionate about?

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University Honors Program

If you're ready for an academic challenge worthy of your ambition, look no further.

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Our Faculty

Our professors are invested in your personal and academic success from day one.

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Engage the world with integrity.

We cultivate a liberal arts learning environment that is student-centered, welcoming, and inclusive. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to explore and expand knowledge and to contribute their talents and abilities to fully engage their communities and world with integrity.​

The Cal Lutheran Experience

Art major photo of student or faculty

There’s nothing better than seeing a student who’s never made a drawing ‘get it’ and recognize that they’re a creative person inside. So often our creativity has been suppressed in our youth — brining it out can be life-transforming.

Michael Pearce
Associate Professor
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In the natural and physical sciences, a vital strategy in helping students discover their purpose is to present scenarios in which they can experience the exhilaration of discovery. The moment a young researcher detects that he or she has made a contribution to the unknown—however incremental—the student becomes impassioned and will immediately begin crafting the next logical experiment.

Jason Kingsbury
Assistant Professor
Exercise Science
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It was an honor to have been selected to shadow six doctors, all with different specializations, during the Marian Medical Center Physician's Mentoring Program. This opportunity made me realize my passion to become a Nurse Practitioner.

Taylor Will '15

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