Master of Science in Education – Teaching and Learning – Secondary Education Initial Licensure

This Secondary Education Teacher certificate, as part of the Teaching and Learning graduate program, prepares you to earn initial licensure for secondary education from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.


Department of Graduate Education

Teachers are role models

The teenage years are a memorable time in any person’s life. Help create positive memories and a lifelong love of learning by honing your skills and growing in empathy. Our program focuses on developing masterful teachers who are role models inside and out of the classroom. Deepen and broaden your skill set and personal awareness through this transformative program.

Program Overview

This program is for people who want to grow.  It will challenge you to think critically about sociological, ethical, and pedagogical topics. You will learn cutting edge teaching strategies and utilize game-changing educational technology. And because we know educators are extraordinarily busy, we have flexible option, including the ability to earn your degree online. You deserve a program that works with your lifestyle, so you can become the kind of educator, and person, you’ve always wanted to be.

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

Graduates emerge from this program inspired to instill a profound curiosity that leads to a passion for learning in their students. They impact students by shaping them with virtue and ethical awareness. Graduates feel pride in their teaching and properly equipped to guide learners in the 21st century classroom. They also feel a deep sense of mastery in their vocation that ignites a new love of teaching.

Concentrations / Specializations

Major Licenses available:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Broadfield Social Studies
  • Broadfield Science
  • Business Education
  • English
  • German
  • History
  • Math
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish

Minor Licenses available:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • ESL
  • German
  • Health
  • History
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Speech
Licensure / Certifications
WI DPI – Secondary 6th-12th (Early Adolescence through Adolescence) or K-12th (Early Childhood-Adolescence)

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.

  • Appleton
  • Madison
  • Mequon
  • Online

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