Lutheran learning for future Lutheran education leaders
Completing the Lutheran Teacher Diploma makes students eligible for a Call in a Lutheran school, or another LCMS calling entity. As a part of the Lutheran Teacher Diploma, students will complete a synodically approved Teacher Education Program, take 17 semester hours of Lutheran Teaching curriculum, and receive hands-on experience through at least seven weeks of student teaching at a Lutheran school.
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of young learners? Enroll in Concordia's Lutheran Teacher Diploma program today and start your journey toward becoming a qualified Lutheran teacher.Request Info
Comprehensive, hands-on education
The program provides hands-on student teaching, ensuring you learn from experienced instructors and gain the skills needed for a successful teaching career.
Strong job prospects
Graduates are in high demand by Lutheran schools and LCMS calling entities. This boosts your chances of securing a job that you're passionate about and making a difference in young learners' lives.
- Strong foundation in teaching core curriculum and Biblical studies
- Hands-on experience through student teaching at a Lutheran school
- Inspire and educate young learners in a Christian environment
- Fulfilling career making a difference in young learners' lives
- Competitive salary and benefits packages
- Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
- Access to a supportive and collaborative community of Lutheran teachers and educators
Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (Ed.D). Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.
Students coming to Concordia directly from high school with no full-time college experience must have:
- GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
Students who fall below the above requirement will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions and may still be eligible for admission to Concordia. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you have questions about achieving admission.
If you are transferring to Concordia:
- Transfer students with 12 or more college-level credit hours completed must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
- Transfer students with fewer than 12 college-level credit hours completed must meet freshman admission requirements.
Visit our admissions page to learn more.
TUITION AND AID
At Concordia, 100% of our students receive financial aid. View our Financial Aid page to see how affordable private education can be at Concordia.
We also offer the Tornado Textbooks program, which can save you money every semester on books and access codes.
STUDENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE
At Concordia, we offer additional resources to ensure your success, including the writing center, math center, speech center and peer tutoring. The CTX Library's eBook collection of over 180,000+ items is available 24/7. The library also provides several Research Guides and Tutorials and you can chat with a librarian 24/7 for additional help. Because you’re a person and not just a student to us, mental health screening, resources and support are also available. Check out our mental health page for more information.
Ready to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in Lutheran teaching? Apply now for Concordia's Lutheran Teacher Diploma program and gain the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to inspire and educate young learners in a Christian environment.Apply Now