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Lutheran Teacher Certificate Requirements

  1. Be a member of a congregation of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)  
  2. Complete the prescribed elementary or secondary subject matter preparation program  
  3. Complete religious education coursework with a minimum grade of C- in each course  
  4. Complete the Multiple Subject (elementary) or Single Subject Credential (high school) coursework  
  5. Receive the recommendation of the Concordia University faculty  
  6. Complete ½ of the Student Teaching semester in a regionally accredited school affiliated with the LCMS  
  7. File with the State of California for a teacher credential

Why get your credential at Concordia University Irvine?

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