Concordia University is preparing the next generation of teachers – educators who can address the needs of the 21st-century classroom with relevant and responsive curricula. We offer programs that will enrich and hone your skills, meet state licensing requirements*, and fit into your busy schedule. Concordia’s supportive environment fosters student success — and helps you discover new ways of thinking about teaching.
Built on a century of experience educating teachers, our growing network of education professionals embodies the latest research and teaching approaches. Graduates of Concordia’s College of Education stand out to employers with the skills, integrity, and compassion to meet rapidly evolving, complex student needs. If education is your passion, Concordia is your university.
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The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program allows students who have a bachelor’s degree to earn a master’s degree while completing the requirements set by the state of Oregon for their preliminary teaching license. The MAT can be completed in 11 months through the full-time program or in 22 months with the evening program and includes a student teaching component. On campus in Portland, Oregon.
The Doctorate of Education program (EdD) prepares candidates to become transformational leaders in education through rigorous, intensive project-based learning and purposeful collaboration. The program offers five concentrations — Instructional Leadership, Administrative Leadership, Higher Education, Transformational Leadership, and Professional Leadership, Inquiry & Transformation. Portland campus and online program options.
We offer a variety of scholarships and grants designed to make an education at a small, private liberal arts university more affordable than you might think. Contact an admission counselor to review your options.
Concordia University combines the best in theory and practice for your undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate education degrees. In addition, you can also choose from continuing licensures in a variety of specialties.
Concordia College of Education is one of the most respected names in learning today. We invite you to join our community of committed, culturally-responsive educators who are excelling in classrooms across the nation.
Select MEd and EdD programs are designed with a mix of on-campus and Flex online class options
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