Master of Science in Education - Teaching and Learning

Sharpen your craft and deepen your love of education with a Master of Science in Education – Teaching and Learning


Department of Graduate Education

Grow as an educator and as a person

Education is a truly noble vocation. The Master of Science Degree in Teaching and Learning program is designed to help you maximize your impact in the classroom. You’ll take a deep dive into a number of newly developed techniques that aim to help your students learn better, and you’ll also form a deeper understanding of the learning process. This program will help you become the servant leader you are called to be, for the ultimate benefit of your students.

Quick Facts

Credits 33
  • Instructional Designer
  • Instruct. Technologist
  • Teaching Assistant
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Full- and part-time options available.

Program Overview

If you’re a licensed teacher looking to continue your education in a customizable track that fits your professional needs and interest areas, you’ll find this program is an ideal fit. It’ll give you the opportunity to renew your license in multiple subjects and fields and increase your expertise in a special area of interest. You’ll enjoy learning alongside other students from experienced faculty who come from a number of diverse backgrounds – all willing to give you a level of personal attention that is truly unique within the field of online education. The course of study consists of 18 credits of core requirements, as well as 15 credits of electives that you can choose from a pre-approved list of offerings. The program uses a portfolio-based assessment process that aligns with the Core Propositions of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, and offers various tracks of study.

Wisconsin DPI-approved Licensures

You can choose from a variety of DPI licensures:

Educator discounts

  • 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.
What to Expect

First and foremost, this program is all about learning techniques that will provide more  opportunities for student engagement. In addition to that, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of major educational philosophies and their respective approaches to curriculum development. You’ll also have experiences in applying current educational learning theories and developing their applications for the teaching process. You’ll gain knowledge of effective instructional strategies, utilizing Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences as the philosophical foundation.

You’ll walk away from this program well-versed in the attitude, skills, and techniques needed to effectively teach at-risk students using social, personal, cultural, and community dynamics. And to top it off, you’ll be well-researched in the nature of alternative education K-12 programs in public schools and the impact they have on the community.


In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

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