Graduate Education

Concordia University offers graduate degree programs in Education, Business Administration, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and Psychology.  Concordia University also offers a juris doctor degree program at its Boise, Idaho campus.

College of Education

Advanced degrees in the field of education include:

  • Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (Preliminary Teacher licensure for Oregon)
    also Master of Arts in Teaching - Evening (MATE) 
  • Master of Arts in Education Foundations (MEF)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) in:
  • Administration (M.Ed. Admin)
  • Career and Technical Education (MCTE)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed. C&I)
  • Educational Leadership

Certificate programs are also available for post-master's students seeking an Oregon Preliminary Administrator License, an Oregon Professional Administrator License, or other endorsements. 

College of Arts & Sciences

Advanced degrees include:

  • Master of Arts in Psychology: Community Psychology (MA PSY)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)

School of Law – Boise, Idaho

Concordia’s School of Law, located in Boise, Idaho, offers a juris doctor degree. For specific information on admission and graduation requirements to the School of Law, please see the section under the School of Law.

School of Management

The School of Management offers a general Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with options for professional specialization. For information on the MBA program, please refer to the detailed program description later in this Graduate Education section.

Admission Note: Those interested in admission to a graduate program are encouraged to apply online. If you would like a paper application packet for the program of your choice mailed to your home, please call the Office of Admission at (503) 280-8501 or 1-800-321-9371.

Please review the graduate program information within the College of Education, School of Management, and College of Arts & Sciences graduate sections for specific admission requirements.

Letter of Recommendation Policy

Letters of recommendation, required for admission to the University, are guaranteed confidential and will not become a part of the student’s permanent record. After the admission decision is made, all letters of recommendation are shredded to comply with Concordia University policy. Students do not have access to their application file until they become an enrolled student at Concordia University.

Letter of Intent, Essay, Scholarly Writing Policy

Application materials submitted during the admissions process such as letters of intent, essays, and scholarly writing samples may be used for accreditation purposes.