Graduate Programs in EducationAugsburg provides culturally relevant pedagogy so teachers are equipped for the classroom, the school, and the community. Teachers from this program explore the complex power structure of education so they can create meaningful change through compassion, inclusion, and equity.
M.A. in Education
Grow as an educator
30-31 credit hours
M.A. in Teaching
Become a teacher
Earn your initial K-12 teaching license
A schedule that fits your life
All education-specific courses are offered in an evening schedule, using a combination of face-to-face learning and online instruction. Secondary and K–12 content courses are offered in a combination of evening and weekday courses.
Augsburg offers 14 teaching license options, as well as four middle level endorsements (grades 5-8) that can be added to another license.Teaching license options
Study in Minneapolis or Rochester
Our graduate programs in education are available in Minneapolis or Rochester.Rochester information
Become an award-winning teacher
2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year
"My experience at Augsburg University helped me to celebrate my gifts, improve my areas of growth, and improve my confidence as a teacher and a human. I would not have become the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year without the guidance, commitment, support, and kindness that I received from the staff and faculty at Augsburg University."
— Kelly Holstine '11
Seven Milken Award-winners
Since 1998, seven Augsburg alumni have won the prestigious Milken Educator Award, which recognizes excellence in early- to mid-career educators: Steve Abenth '04, Tracey Cross '01, Kelly Woods '98, Jacki Brickman '97, Martha Spriggs '96, Maggie Knutson '91, and Bradley Board '70.
Prestigious award recognitions
Multiple Auggies have been nominated for Education Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year Award, one of the most distinguished given to educators across the state. Augsburg alumni Aaron Olson '11, Koua Yang '99, and Julie Swanson '85 have previously been nominated for the award.
Become a leader in education