Online Education Degrees

Unique, award-winning education degree programs. Convenient online options.

 

Education is the best possible way to change the world. Get your degree from Concordia, leaders in online-distance learning.

Concordia University Online’s cutting-edge community of professional educators are committed to pushing the boundaries of online learning. Led by Dr. Michael Uden, the School of Education harnesses the power and potential of technology to provide a superior and exciting learning environment. Gain in-demand skills through our online education degrees by enrolling in our online masters of education or one of our many teacher certification programs, all while keeping Christ’s message at the heart of your life’s calling. We are proud to offer courses based on Christian ethics, and use the experience of our diverse student educators and faculty to inspire new perspectives on education and the world around you.

Learn in collaborative, flexible online classes designed for working professionals, and fill your need for a rewarding, engaging educational career path, like K-12 teacher, adult educator, ESL instructor or counselor. If you are looking to fulfill the academic requirements for a specific school, we often create special certifications to accommodate your needs and allow you to pursue your career easily, here at Concordia.

  • Students at one of our many Preferred Educational Partnership Schools can join a cohort at Concordia in the area of education and get 24% off of their tuition.
  • Educators currently working in a Christian K-12 school may receive a 25-percent tuition discount on any graduate-level education program or course.

The People

Concordia’s online programs are inspired by the desire to honor people’s existing callings while preparing them for future ones. Concordia doesn’t just offer online degrees. We equip people to be difference makers in their life and work.
Bernard Bull
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I found all of the classes and the program to be outstanding, and the support from Concordia was unlike anything I have ever seen in 26 years as an educator. I loved the program!
Brenda, Student

Why Concordia University Online?

When you choose Concordia University Online, you receive an online / distance learning program that feels like you are right on campus.

Our Online Student Success Advisors (OSSAs) answer all your questions directly, and help you throughout your entire collegiate experience. Thought-leaders in distance learning education and their areas of study, our faculty will bring you the world-class education and support you expect.

  • A record of excellence in online education
  • Curriculum with Christian values, so you can take your faith to work
  • Programs that provide skills for the real-world and your immediate career goals
  • Exceptionally accredited and accomplished faculty
  • Amazing online student support

Programs

Masters

The Special Education Learning Disabilities Master of Science and the Special Education Learning Disabilities Endorsement Program focus on giving you real-world skills to address the needs of students with learning disabilities in general education and special education settings. Instructors with extensive special education experience work closely with their students to ensure that they have the... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

36

Cost Per Credit

$530

Total Cost

$19,080

Concordia University Online’s nationally accredited School of Education provides advanced training that opens opportunities to leadership positions in K-12 schools. Our courses are designed to accomplish a three-point mission by preparing educators to be leaders in service to the community, continue as reflective practitioners, and be committed to lifelong learning. Study and grow in our programs as you collaborate and share... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

32

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$17,536

Join a welcoming community led by professional teachers committed to pushing the current boundaries of online education. Led by Dr. Michael Uden, Concordia University Online harnesses the power and potential of technology to effectively deliver an exciting and revolutionary learning environment. We are proud to offer a foundation of Christian ethics, and to use the... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

48

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$26,304

Our online MSCI program is crafted for teachers who understand the impact that specialized curriculum and instruction have on student learning, and who want to know more about the administrative rigors and responsibilities in an educational organization. Turn your passion for invigorating students into an opportunity for career growth, and master the skills necessary to... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

31

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$16,988

The online graduate-level administrative degree is for teachers and current administrators who want to develop their organizational and leadership abilities. Our collaborative online classrooms prepare you with necessary administrative skills, such as human resource management, teacher evaluation, and even public relations. Courses are led by highly regarded and experienced instructors who understand that a culture... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

39

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$21,372

Literacy is one of a few keys that really does open a world of possibilities. The online literacy masters program is not commonly found online at other schools, and is designed for elementary, middle, and high school teachers who are ready to advance their effectiveness in the classroom and their careers. Our instructors are nationally... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

33

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$18,084

A passionate and caring counselor can mean the world to an individual or a family who is going through difficult times. Our graduate program in School and Professional Counseling will help you fulfill your goal of guiding and shaping people's lives in a positive way. Become a K-12 school counselor in a public or parochial... more >
Area of Study Counseling
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

48

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$26,304

Teachers in special education can achieve amazing things. Our graduate-level program is designed to prepare current teachers and students to do just that, with in-depth instruction in Cross-Categorical and Early Childhood Special Education. Because special education is designated as an area of teacher shortage, upon graduation, teachers often qualify for loan reduction or even loan... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

45

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$24,660

The Master of Education in Teaching & Learning program is for classroom teachers who want to maximize their impact in the classroom with newly developed techniques and increased understanding of the learning process. Renew your license in multiple subjects and fields, or increase your expertise in a special area of interest. Enjoy learning with students... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

33

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$18,084

The innovation of educational technology invites teachers to use these emerging resources to make their classrooms more inclusive and diverse than ever before. Benefit from Concordia University Online's leading example in education, and become an expert in these key areas: digital literacy (creating digital-age learning experiences), digital culture (in the present and future of learning... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

33

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$18,084

At Concordia University, we believe that the family unit presents a distinct and honorable calling to all of its members. Healthy families play a central role in the positive development of society and healthy expression of personal faith. We want you to join you in your passion for supporting strong families. Our 100% online Family... more >
Area of Study Masters
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

36

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$19,728

Certificates

Concordia University Online offers both Elementary and Secondary 3-Credit Reading courses with the appropriate field experiences that lead to full certification for the state of Michigan. Get a fresh dose of instructional tips and strategies and learn a host of new assessment, remediation, and learning strategies. Continue to deepen your understanding of core principles by... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

3

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$1,644

Relationship Skills online graduate certificate equips church leaders and workers with specific skills to help people in a wide variety of relationships, including families. Our graduates understand that achieving community and cooperation is possible by integrating faith-based strategies and practices. Using a distinctly Christian perspective to direct our philosophies and ethical approach, the specialized curriculum... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$8,220

Learn how to navigate diverse set of issues and cycles within family life with our online graduate-level Christian Counseling certificate. Help families to grow and develop together with God, using scripture to guide others and yourself in your psychological and spiritual development. This program is perfect for master's-level school counselors, professional counselors, social workers, and... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$8,220

A working knowledge of academic and conversational English opens the doors of opportunity for countless new Americans. The English as a Second Language program at Concordia will provide you with a minor degree or certificate to become a licensed ESL instructor. Class instructors pass their ESL classroom experience directly to you, starting with the fundamentals... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

18

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$9,864

Technology in the classroom has changed education in a substantial way. The Digital Age Teaching & Learning certificate gives you the basis to harness the power of technology, creating more effective teaching methods for our classrooms today. Discover new ways to inspire learning, collaboration, and creativity using current and emerging technologies. Convey important ideas and... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$8,220

This online graduate-level certificate will qualify you to lead classes, churches, and communities in the learning and growing of Christian faith. Gain deep understanding of the historical and biblical foundations of Christian education, and learn how to relate those foundational lessons to important modern day issues. You may also discover future opportunities to share the... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$8,220

The Alternative Education licensing program is a short, six-credit certification that helps teachers, school administrators, and community members develop practices that allow all types of students to become successful, especially at-risk children. Choose to be a leader of positive change and resilience for those who have lost their way - in places that may even... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Varies
Credits

6

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$3,288

Adults learn differently than children, it's an important fact and it's important to understand what accounts for these differences and to learn how to teach with them in mind. This online program provides you with greater insight into the unique strategies necessary for effective adult education, plus the scenarios where they can be applied, including... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$8,220

Eager to move forward in your career and make a difference in the lives of youth? This program will certify you to teach in either Grades 1-8 (Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence) or in Grades 6-12 (Early Adolescence-Adolescence)—it's your choice. Our flexible accelerated program is perfect for working professionals, and our qualified classroom practitioners help... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date April 1, 2015
Credits

36

Cost Per Credit

$548

Total Cost

$19,728