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Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / Early Childhood Education

Program Details

An early childhood educator shapes young minds and gives them the foundation for lifelong success. And Concordia University-Portland gives you the foundation to bolster the meaning behind your work and your impact. The MEd in Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education, which you can earn completely online in just one year, is designed for those who want to study new strategies that engage children in active, hands-on learning. You'll learn current trends and research, design effective curricula, and refine skills in advocating for children aged 0-8.


  • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of Intent
  • Current resume
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or higher (Students may be conditionally accepted with a GPA below 2.8; however, you may be required to submit additional material.)
  • Added supplemental requirements, including but not necessarily limited to letters of recommendation (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

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.


Not authorized for residents of Kentucky.