Concordia University-Portland

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Community Engagement in Education


2811 NE Holman Street

Portland, OR 97211

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

The MEd in Curriculum & Instruction: Community Engagement in Education program will give teachers the most up-to-date tools for enhancing the mindset, growth, and abilities of students in difficult socioeconomic situations. Infused with Concordia’s commitment to full-child support services for early childhood, elementary, and secondary education levels, this program bolsters and reinforces the abilities of teachers to develop curriculum in multicultural, diverse, at-risk, and high-needs environments, helping to not only better address individual student needs but also better support teachers through opportunities to access community resources. You’ll learn philosophy and theory on educational and community engagement practices, how to create and sustain an equitable classroom, and how to take this knowledge past the classroom as a leader in your community.

You have the passion, drive, and commitment to improve the world. You see tomorrow’s leaders every morning in your classroom—and you’re dedicated to preparing them for success. If teaching is your passion, Concordia is your university. Now's the time to advance your skills and do even more with the power of a leading MEd from Concordia University–Portland. Founded in 1905, Concordia University is an accredited, nonprofit, Christian liberal arts university committed to preparing leaders for the transformation of society. At Concordia University, you have the ability to:

• Complete your MEd in one year
• Earn your MEd 100% online with built-in breaks
• Log in at any time of the day that’s convenient for you
• Choose from three career-focused MEd programs and 15 concentrations

Using forward thinking knowledge based on emerging researach, our curricula is designed and taught by an engaging faculty that includes teachers, superintendents, and principals in the field.  Our courses are constantly updated to reflect changes in education, keeping you at the forefront of the industry and ready to tackle any challenge with confidence. You’ll learn the practical skills needed to improve your teaching practice. Choose the MEd program right for you:

• MEd in Career and Technical Education
• MEd in Curriculum and Instruction (15 concentrations, and a dual degree option)
• MEd in Educational Leadership

Our MEd programs are recognized by teachers nationwide for having a perfect balance of academic rigor, comprehensive student support, and time-to-degree efficiency, all while staying committed to affordability and faith-based values. Founded in 1905, we have more than 110 years of heritage and history in the preparation and development of teachers. Our MEd graduates stand out to employers as having the skills, integrity, and compassion necessary to meet the ever-chaging needs of students. And with more than 10,000 College of Education alumni—we're making an impact in education, together. 


Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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