If you want to show that your knowledge, skills, and dedication to education go beyond the ordinary, it’s time to consider a certificate program. Earning a graduate-level certificate from Concordia University–Portland will set you apart — and put you ahead. Concordia offers a range of certificate programs designed for working professionals interested in deepening their understanding of a specific subject area, teaching discipline, or set of competencies. Taught by experienced practitioners who stay current on the needs of today’s classrooms, schools, and communities, Concordia’s certificate programs will connect you with peers equally committed to the success of their students — and their own success. Concordia's non-licensure/non-endorsement certificates can be completed fully online in less than eight months.
Concordia’s Trauma and Resilience Leadership in Educational Settings certificate supports those looking to enhance their understanding and use of trauma-informed approaches and resilience-building practices for students, schools, and themselves. Through Concordia's trauma-informed certificate program, you’ll learn mindfulness and conflict resolution practices that support educators and students alike with strategies for self-care and resilience. Practical application of teacher well-being strategies as well as restorative justice practices to promote peace and justice in schools will be explored.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Official transcripts
- Work History Form
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or higher
- Statements of Intent
- TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants
School Accreditation Statement
Concordia University–Portland 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.