Master of Arts in EducationDifferentiated Instruction

Program Overview

The Master’s of Arts in Differentiated Instruction is designed to assist PK-12 teachers in the application of purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower each learner to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in a complex learning environment. Students in the program will enhance their knowledge and ability to assist PK-12 students learning needs across the content areas.

At completion of the program you will earn a Master of Arts in Education in Differentiated Instruction.

The Master of Arts with emphasis in Differentiated Instruction assists PK – 12 teachers in the application of purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower each learner to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in a complex learning environment. Emphasis is placed on tiered differentiated instruction, best practices, research and assessment, collaboration with colleagues, parents and other professionals, literacy development, mental health needs and understanding family systems.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system. More information can be found on the How to Request Official Transcripts site.
    • Please have all official transcripts sent to: Concordia University – Saint Paul Office of Graduate Admission ATTN: Kristine Erickson 1282 Concordia Avenue St. Paul, MN 55104
  3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via your student portal. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
    • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
    • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

Concordia University Technology Requirements (PDF)

Required Courses

View Differentiated Instruction required courses on our academic catalog website.

Career Potential