Master of Arts inDifferentiated Instruction

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Differentiated 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.

Curriculum Overview

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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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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Requirements

  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. Personal statement that includes the following requirements:
    • The statement falls between 400 and 1000 words.
    • Includes a beginning (introduction), middle (body), and end (summary/conclusion).
    • This statement is original (no plagiarism) and reflective of the applicant’s experiences and traits. No outside work (citations and references) is allowed.
    • The submission is professional with no spelling, grammar, or sentence structure errors.
    • The statement should address the following:
      • Describe your employment history and why you are choosing to pursue a graduate degree at this time in your career.
      • Describe a personal and/or professional goal that you hope you will fulfill through earning your graduate degree.
      • 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 helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95% 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736 Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor’s) four years after graduation.

*salary data source: mnedtrends.org

44% CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov

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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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