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Master of Arts inTeaching w/ K-6 Licensure

The Master of Arts in Teaching w/ K-6 Licensure is designed for experienced educators who wish to earn their initial teaching license (K-6).

Area of Study: Teacher Education

  • Credit Hours: 42
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online
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Teaching w/ K-6 Licensure
Curriculum Overview


The Master of Arts in Education in Teaching provides an initial teaching license for K-6 grade levels. This program is an accelerated 2 ½ year cohort program. In general, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.

Course Name
  • Intro to Teaching Children3
  • Psych of Lrng & Tchg in Schls3
  • Effective Teaching3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Hlth/Mvmt3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Science3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Soc Std3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Literacy3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Math3
  • Cont/Mthds Tchg K-6 Art/Music3
  • Inclusion in Diverse Classroom3
  • Clinical Exp and Prof Foundtn6
  • Educational Research and Applications3
  • Research & Complete Capstone3
ED-535 - Intro to Teaching Children

Human growth and development from the prenatal stages to the elementary years is reviewed. Concordia's teacher education program and its conceptual framework are introduced. Learners reflect on teaching as a profession and explore beliefs, understandings, and dispositions in relation to teaching children.

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  1. Apply Online
  2. The $50 Application Fee (non-refundable) should be payable to Concordia University by check, money order or pay online. Please allow 2-3 business days for online payment processing.
  3. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  4. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax.Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
    • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
    • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

Applicants must be a practitioner in their field through work or volunteerism and should demonstrate this involvement on their resume.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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