Online Graduate Education Programs

Gain broad-based knowledge and build practical skills for an inclusive and culturally responsive classroom with Concordia University, Nebraska. Our programs combine rigorous coursework with hands-on experience to provide the comprehensive training required to serve all learners. The Master of Education in Special Education degree provides teachers with a deeper understanding of how to create an inclusive environment, while the endorsement option gives educators the credential required to teach in special education classrooms.

Our curriculum focuses on exploring how disabilities can affect development and learning and how this knowledge can be used to provide meaningful and challenging learning experiences. Designated special education courses will include five hours of direct contact with children with disabilities and five hours of observation so you can be sure you’re developing the skills you need to succeed. Concordia faculty members are all experts in the field who actively engage in the practice of educating students with disabilities, research and policy implementation. This vital knowledge and expertise is embedded throughout the program.

Discover Our Flexible, Affordable Program Options

  • Master of Education – Special Education
  • Special Education Endorsement

Take advantage of the lowest online M.Ed. tuition rate in Nebraska starting in Spring 2022. Request information to learn more!

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N C A T E. The Standard of Excellence in Teacher Preparation


Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The university’s teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

About Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership. For 125 years, we have equipped students to succeed in the classroom and in their chosen careers and vocations by intentionally intersecting learning, life and faith through an enriched and comprehensive education.

At Concordia, you will be immersed in a supportive academic community, explore a passion for inquiry, develop a quest for a higher purpose and be rooted in faith-grounded wisdom that will equip you for your vocations.

Upcoming Start Dates

  • 01/10/2022
    8-week term
  • 03/07/2022
    8-week term
  • 05/02/2022
    8-week term
  • 06/27/2022
    8-week term

Why Concordia University, Nebraska?

  • Affordable Education

    U.S. News & World Report ranked us 10th in the Midwest region when it comes to best value.

  • Academic Excellence

    We prepare our graduates for career success and enriched lives. That's one of the many reasons we're recognized among the nation's Colleges of Distinction.

  • Faith-Focused

    We intentionally intersect faith and learning so you’ll discover a renewed sense of purpose and satisfaction as you develop the skills to go higher in your career and vocations.

  • Flexibility and Convenience

    Our programs are delivered in an online format with several start dates throughout the year so that you can study on your schedule.

The professors at Concordia are extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the classes they teach. They are encouraging and kind in their feedback. They had high expectations and made me want to do my best.

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