Master of Education

Advance your classroom skills and your teaching career. 

Skills for the 21st century classroom

Concordia University is preparing the next generation of teachers – educators who can address the ever-evolving needs of the today's students with relevant and responsive curriculum. Our M.Ed. pograms are built for – and by – teachers. We offer programs that will enrich and hone your skills, meet state licensing requirements, and fit into your busy schedule.

Concordia’s immersive learning environment fosters student success — and helps you develop a lifeling skill set. Built on a century of experience in education, our growing network of high-impact teachers represents the latest in research and teaching approaches.

Graduates of our M.Ed. programs stand out to employers with the skills, integrity and compassion to promote equity in learning. If education is your passion, Concordia is your university.

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Upcoming Info Sessions

Join us to learn how you can become a teacher.

Oct
24
2017
Graduate Education Wine & Cheese Info Session
Nov
16
2017
M.Ed. Certificate Information Session

Your degree, your way: on campus, online, or hybrid options to meet your needs

On Campus

  • State-of-the-Art classrooms (+free parking!)
  • Fall (September) and Spring (January) classes are 7.5 weeks in length, with two start dates each semester
  • Summer (June) classes are offered in 4 and 8 week sessions, with several start dates

Online

  • Classes are 5 weeks in length, with three start dates each semester
  • Complete the entire program with an online cohort or choose to take classes as they fit into your schedule

Hybrid: On-Campus & Online

  • Create a personalized schedule with a mix of on-campus and online classes
  • Highly flexible and tailored to fit your schedule

"Thanks to Concordia, I felt SO prepared. Concordia does a great job putting together the program, making sure the content is fresh and relevant, and making sure the right people are educating us."

Francesca Aultman, BA, MAT, MEd '14

Why Concordia?

Concordia has been preparing teachers for more than 110 years. The knowledge and tools you receive here can be used immediately to positively affect your students, your class, and your entire school community. Concordia professors are well-respected, highly-experienced classroom teachers and administrators. And we can help you navigate school and state requirements for continuing education.

  • No prerequisite courses
  • One of the nation’s leading MEd programs
  • Program options designed to fit your schedule
  • Join our community of over 10,000 MEd alumni

Cutting-edge education that meets your needs

Concordia University combines the best in theory and practice for your Master of Education degree. In addition, you can also choose from continuing licensures in a variety of specialties.

In-demand career path options

We offer three MEd degree programs: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Career and Technical Education. Within the Curriculum and Instruction program, there are 19 concentrations. 

Shaping the future

More teachers choose Concordia for their MEd degree than any other university in the Northwest. Join our community of educators, over 10,000 strong, who are excelling in classrooms all over the country.

Making the MEd more affordable

We offer a variety of scholarships and grants designed to make an education at a small, private liberal arts university more affordable than you think.

  • Alumni Grant equal to 20% off tuition
  • $4,000 District Partnership Scholarship
  • District Partnership Scholarship for Certificate/Endorsement Programs equal to 20% off tuition
  • $4,000 AmeriCorps/Peace Corps Alumni Grant
  • $2,500 AmeriCorps/Peace Corps Alumni Grant for select stand-alone endorsements
  • Seasonal Scholarships up to $2,000
  • $2,000 Title I Scholarship
  • Lutheran Educator Grant, equal to 20% off tuition
  • Private scholarships and federal student loans

Please note that certain grants and scholarships cannot be combined. Ask your admission counselor for details.

Cited by US News & World Report as one of the best online MEd programs in the country