Online Education Certificates

Stay at the forefront of education with our unique learning opportunities.

 

Continue your career and learn new techniques with a certificate from Concordia University Online’s leading School of Education.

At Concordia University Online, we offer eight accredited teacher certification programs designed and led by current educators who consistently push the boundaries of learning in today’s digital world. We connect you with a community of like-minded peers committed to the success of their future students.

Stay current with the needs of today’s classrooms, in areas like ESL, digital technology, and adult education. Intended for busy professionals, each class can be taken at your own pace in as few as eight weeks. Concordia University Online is a distance-learning leader, connecting certified graduates with in-demand careers.

If you have a set educational needs not represented in our current selection of certificates, we often allow students to create a custom certificate to meet the needs of a specific school and their requirements. Call and talk to an admissions representative about your options.

  • 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

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“ Online learning offers unique opportunities for relaxed, ongoing and in-depth conversations.”  Online education programs enable students to connect with experienced and proven educators like Mary when they need it, wherever they are.
Dr. Mary Hilgendorf, Professor Emeritus
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“ … CUW gave me the tools to not only succeed in my career, but also in life.”
Jenny, 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

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

Ready to Apply?

  1. Fill out the Online Application
  2. Fill out the attached Graduate State of Michigan Rule 101 form and upload to your application account after completing step 1.
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

$579

Total Cost

$8,685

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

$579

Total Cost

$8,685

  The English as a Second Language (ESL) minor program is a certifiable minor or license based on equivalence to a minor. The purpose of the ESL minor program at Concordia University Wisconsin is to prepare educators to serve students who are English language learners (ELLs) and assist them to become proficient in academic English... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

18 - 36

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$10,422 - $20,844

The Bilingual Education Concentration (#1023) can be added to the ESL minor program. It will lead to both ESL and Bilingual Licensure if all requirements are met. The Bilingual License is a supplemental license. It will attach to an educator's license(s). Students wishing to complete this track must meet all ESL requirements, or their equivalent, prior... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

18

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$10,422

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

$579

Total Cost

$8,685

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 six-credit certification that helps teachers, school administrators, and community members develop practices that allow all types of students to become successful - especially children who may be at-risk. Choose to be a leader of positive change and resilience for those who have lost their way - in places... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date August 27, 2018
Credits

6

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$3,474

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

$579

Total Cost

$8,685

Eager to move forward in your career and make a difference in the lives of youth?  Concordia University Wisconsin offers an accelerated, Graduate Teacher Certification Program for adults who wish to  be licensed to teach in Grades 1-8 (Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence), Birth – Grade 3 (Early Childhood), or in Grades 6-12 (Early Adolescence-Adolescence).... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date April 1, 2017
Credits

36 - 58

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$20,844 - $33,582

If you’re currently a school principal or an education administrator looking to take the next step in your career, the new Superintendent Licensure Program is for you. This program leads to the WI #5003 Superintendent’s license* and is for individuals who have already obtained their Master’s and administrator’s license. Completion of this program’s coursework and... more >
Area of Study Education
Next Start Date September 10, 2016
Credits

21

Cost Per Credit

$770

Total Cost

$16,170