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Master of Arts inDifferentiated Instruction

The Master of Arts in Differentiated Instruction is designed to assist PK-12 teachers in the application of purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower each learner to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in a complex learning environment.

Area of Study: Teacher Education

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online
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Differentiated Instruction
Curriculum Overview


This program is an accelerated 2-year cohort program. For the face-to-face format, 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.

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Course Name
  • Educational Issues3
  • Effective Practices in DI3
  • Inclusion: Effective Practices3
  • Collab in Inclusive Settings3
  • App of DI in Gifted Education3
  • Family Systems for Educators3
  • Tchg Stdts w/Mental Hlth Needs3
  • DI Across Content3
  • Educ Research & Applications3
  • Research & Complete Capstone3
ED-502 - Educational Issues

A study of historical and contemporary issues in education. Students explore the social and academic goals of education, the current conditions of the nationÕs educational system, the teaching profession and the future of American education.

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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.

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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Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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