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For Education Master's Programs

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Thank you for your interest in Concordia University's master’s degree programs.

To reserve your seat in a cohort, simply submit your application below and follow the remaining steps.

Application for Graduate Admission

Complete and submit the application

Once your seat has been reserved, follow the remaining steps to complete your admissions file:


Financial Aid & Payment Options

Determine how you plan to pay for the program: Financial Aid or Pay-As-You-Go.

If using Financial Aid, Complete the FAFSAIt is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible.

If using a Pay-As-You-Go plan or paying tuition in full, click the button for more information.


Official Transcripts

Arrange for official, sealed transcripts. Admission to a Concordia University graduate program requires a baccalaureate degree or higher with an accreditor that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a comparable degree from outside the U.S.


Essay on Educational & Career Goals

Please write a statement that includes the following requirements:

  • The statement falls between 400 and 1000 words.
  • Includes a beginning (introduction), middle (body), and end (summary/conclusion).
  • This statement is original (no plagiarism) and reflective of the applicant’s experiences and traits.
  • No outside work (citations and references) is allowed.
  • The submission is professional with no spelling, grammar, or sentence structure errors.

The statement should address the following:

  • Describe your employment history and why you are choosing to pursue a graduate degree at this time in your career.
  • Describe a personal and/or professional goal that you hope you will fulfill through earning your graduate degree.
  • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.