Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / Early Childhood Education
Concordia University – Portland

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 ages 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)

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.

Geographic Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Kentucky.