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Accelerated Degree Programs for Adults

Designed for today's adults

Accelerate your success.

Start anytime.
Finish your college degree.
One night a week, one course at a time.

Designed for adult learners (22+), Concordia College provides a unique, attractive alternative to the traditional method of pursuing a degree. The goal of the adult learning experience at Concordia is to relate acquired knowledge directly to one’s personal and professional life. 

We want to get to know you. We want to learn about your future goals and how we can help you achieve them. We're here for you every step of the way.

A customized program


Designed for people 22 years and older, our program takes into account the many challenges of the adult learner and provides the quickest path to achieving your degree.

Your graduation path is individualized just for you, defined by your academic history, life experience and determination. You take only the courses you need for your degree.


Classes meet one night a week, from 6-10pm, with featured Saturday and weeknight seminars. Courses can be completed in just a few weeks combined with independent course work (15-25 hours per week).

More reasons to choose

  • Learn with the best: Professors and adjunct faculty in the Accelerated Degree Programs are professionals, teaching from personal experience and with sensitivity to balancing your college studies with your career and life. What you learn can be directly applied to your career. 
  • Accelerated: Courses are accelerated and 4, 5, or 6 weeks in length combined with independent course work (15-25 hours per week).
  • Affordable: Take one course at a time and 12 or more credits in one semester to be eligible to apply for maximum financial aid benefits. Books are loaned to students, you do not pay for books.
  • Convenient: Ample parking and we are located near major highways and #40 Bee-Line bus stop.


I'm ready.

For students applying to the Accelerated B.S., B.A., or A.A. Degree programs, the following admission requirements apply:

  • At least 22 years of age
  • Applicants must submit official transcript(s) from all colleges attended and an official high school transcript, or GED transcript, if they do not have an associate degree.
  • Note: Students can enroll to complete an associate degree or a bachelor degree in the Accelerated Degree Program. Students who enroll in the B.S. or B.A. degree program with fewer than 60 credits are considered bachelor degree candidates and upon completion of 60 credits will continue as bachelor degree students. 


We recommend you schedule your Personalized appointment with Nereida Quiles-Wasserman at 914.337.9300, x2134 for our program overview and advisement. We are here to help you every step of the way!

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application 

  • Application Fee ($30, non-refundable) 

  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges attended, high school, or GED/TASC (high school transcript or GED/TASC is not required if an associate degree was completed)

  • Current resume


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