Academics

Your hopes and goals. Who you want to become and what you want to contribute to the world. We’ll help you get there. The Concordia Experience provides you with an extraordinary education by helping you build a degree program upon a foundation of classroom academics, real-world skills, and a compassion for others—the kind of knowledge that will catapult you into a rewarding career, a lifelong love of learning, and a dedication to serving the greater good.

The Concordia Experience is designed to help you explore a range of interests and directions—offering the ultimate liberal arts experience—we call it the Concordia Distinctive. So whether your focus is Biology, Business, Education, English, Health Studies, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Social Sciences, or Social Work, or you are simply undecided, use this section to discover what makes Concordia a unique and exciting place to live and learn.

Learn about our academic programs, meet our faculty, find out about real-life learning opportunities using New York City as the world's most exciting classroom, and begin to think about your Individualized Graduation Plan.

Why Concordia College?

  • Concordia was ranked #32 in the US News and World Report's 2014 North Regional Best Colleges. Concordia also ranked #4 in Ethnic Diversity in the North Region.
  • Concordia’s Education Program is nationally accredited by NCATE—founded in 1954, the oldest and leading national accrediting agency for teacher education programs. Only 45 teacher education programs in New York state are accredited by NCATE.

     
  • Concordia’s Social Work Program is accredited by CSWE. This accreditation enables graduates of the program to complete, in one year, their Masters in Social Work at any school that accepts advanced standing students. The New York State Social Work Education Association has recognized the outstanding caliber of our students by electing 3 students, over the past 10 years, as student of the year.
  • Concordia’s International Management Specialization was developed in consultation with business leaders.