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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher.

Concordia University Portland

About Concordia University-Portland

Founded by the Lutheran church in 1905, Concordia University-Portland is devoted to developing lifelong learners who are focused on social justice and integrity. With expert instructors and professors leading courses in dozens of degree programs, students are given every opportunity for success!

Standard undergraduate programs like accounting and elementary education are available, in addition to more unique offerings like university studies and homeland security and emergency management. Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree have the options of pursuing degrees in education, business administration, law, and more. Several of these degrees are even available fully online, ensuring every student is given the opportunity to complete their education however best suits their lifestyle!

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Concordia University-Portland is always seeking to provide the best education possible for its students!

Student Testimonials

''I fondly think back to my time at Concordia as an undergraduate student. Many of the professors I worked with are still powerful mentors in my life. I feel very honored to have worked so closely with such brilliant, inspiring educators. ''

Jess Bouchard, Class of 2008

''My most vivid memories from Concordia are of the incredible professors, challenging classes, and riveting discussions where these lessons were realized. ''

Indigo Recker, Class of 2013

Why Concordia University-Portland?

  • Flexible Learning Options: With both traditional and fully online degree program options available, students at Concordia University-Portland have the ability to pursue their education by whatever method works best for them!
  • Overall Student Satisfaction: A poll in 2016 found that around 91% of students were satisfied with their experience at Concordia University-Portland!
  • Generous Tuition Assistance: Ninety-eight percent of students at Concordia University-Portland receive financial assistance, with average financial packages for incoming freshman being roughly $13,000!
  • Connection to the Community: Concordia University emphasizes the importance of developing a strong relationship with the community and practices this through numerous partnerships with school districts, nonprofits, philanthropies, and more throughout the Portland area. These partnerships help students gain networking opportunities and an appreciation for community relations they will hopefully carry on into their future careers!

Minimum Requirements

Students seeking to attend Concordia University-Portland should be high school graduates or have a GED/equivalent.

Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.

Concordia University Portland offers the following degree programs:

  • Education Specialist (EdS) - Administrative Leadership
  • Education Specialist (EdS) - Higher Education
  • Education Specialist (EdS) - Instructional Leadership
  • Education Specialist (EdS) - Professional Leadership, Inquiry and Transformation
  • Education Specialist (EdS) - Transformational Leadership
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Educational Technology Leadership
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
  • MEd in Educational Technology and Learning Design
  • MEd in Higher Education Adminstration
  • Master - Education: Curriculum & Instruction - Leadership
  • Master - Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Adolescent Literacy
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: ESOL (K-Adult)
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: English Language Development
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Environmental Education
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Mathematics
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Methods & Curriculum
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Reading
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Science
  • Master - Social Studies
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: Teacher Leadership
  • Master - Curriculum & Instruction: The Inclusive Classroom (SPED)
  • Master - Educational Leadership