Concordia University

Concordia University, founded in 1894, is one of 10 colleges and universities belonging to the Concordia University System, owned and operated by The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. Concordia's mission is to provide students an excellent, holistic, Christ-centered education and to prepare them for servant leadership to the church and world. The college awards bachelor of science in education, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of music, and bachelor of science in medical technology degrees. Concordia awards master's degrees in education, parish education, and family life ministry. The college offers a degree completion program for adult students with two or more years of college education. Concordia is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its teacher education programs are also accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The college draws students from throughout the United States and from several foreign countries.