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Michigan Graduate Education Options

As a teacher, it's in your nature to aspire to learn and grow as you help others do the same. Concordia University Ann Arbor offers State of Michigan certified teachers the opportunity to add various endorsements and certifications to their resume through a number of graduate education tracks and programs. Whether you aspire to be in administration or master a specific teaching skill, we have what you're looking for.

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Concordia University’s School of Education offers two endorsement programs: 

ESL Endorsement Program

This program is designed for teachers who want to earn an ESL endorsement to enable those with limited English proficiency to get the education and opportunities they deserve.

Special Education – Learning Disability Endorsement Program

There are two paths to explore – the Endorsement Program and Master’s Degree Program. The Endorsement program is a 30-credit program for K-12 educators interested in obtaining the Michigan Endorsement in Special Education Learning Disabilities (SM). This program is offered as a K-12 endorsement added to an elementary or secondary certificate. 



Concordia University’s School of Education offers programs that lead to certification and/or endorsement in Michigan. For additional information regarding certification with Michigan, please see the Michigan Department of Education website.

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Forms and additional resources are available on the MOECS site.


Frequently asked questions

We’re excited to offer Uncommon Scholarships exclusively for adult and post-traditional learners.
Ranging from $150-$500 per three-credit course, these scholarships are available to:

  • Employees of our corporate and academic partners
  • Concordia alumni
  • Current students of Concordia University-Portland
  • Transfer students from Holy Family College
  • Veterans and their dependents
  • Employees of qualifying Christian schools and churches

If you're interested in seeing if you qualify for this scholarship, fill out the form to connect with our Inquiry Management Team.

Yes! Concordia University’s graduate programs are perfect for the working teacher. You’ll learn from top practitioners and leaders in the field, and you’ll be able to apply what you’re learning to your day-to-day work. These programs are extremely flexible. You can start them at any time, online, and most courses are only eight weeks long.

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