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Online bachelor's in secondary education

Teach grades 4th - 12th

At Concordia, we understand a traditional four-year, on-campus program isn't for everyone - which is exactly why we've created our accelerated online bachelor's in secondary education. You can graduate in three years or take the time you need to complete the online courses and in-classroom experiences.

Earn both your bachelor's degree and Wisconsin Teaching License in Secondary Education. 
Select a concentration that fits your interests and goals.

  • English and Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education

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Specialize your secondary education teaching degree in English and Language Arts. Required courses like Advanced Writing and World Literature, will give you the knowledge to develop an engaging curriculum for students in 4th-12th grades. Teach students the following skills so that they can succeed in every school subject.

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Critical Thinking 



Follow your passion to learn more about history and current world events as a secondary education teacher for social studies.  You will take online courses like, World Civilizations and General Psychology, that will develop your expertise in both American and global cultures, societies, and people.

As a licensed social studies teacher you can have a direct role in helping students better understand the different social structures and perspectives in the world.



The accelerated degree in Cross Categorical for Special Education provides the opportunity to gain a teaching license that is valid for both elementary and secondary education levels.

Special education teachers are in high demand as schools become more inclusive for students with emotional, physical, and intellectual disabilities.

Your expertise and patience will be developed in required classes like Curricular Adaptions for Learners with Disabilities and Human Learning, so you can create effective and caring learning environments for K-12 students with disabilities.

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Develop and enhance your fundamental understanding of math from a numbers sense course to algebra and up through calculus. Establish the ability to teach mathematics to 4th-12th grade students with effective teaching practices. Improve their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills so they can apply them to their math and STEM-related classes during their student careers.

Be the math teacher that demonstrates to students how math works with various curriculums. 


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credits required
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transfer credits
You can transfer up to 84 graduate credits.
Your transcript will be reviewed by the program
director during the admission process.

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