Department of Defense
Individuals may be admitted to Concordia University as School of Continuing Studies students. Continuing Studies students may be seeking an Associate of Arts degree, or may be admitted as undeclared, undergraduate, degree seeking students. An AA is not required to begin a accelerated degree program.
Once admitted and enrolled in classes students' transfer and nontraditional credits will be transcripted. Admitted students may also qualify for financial aid.
For more information please contact the Concordia Department of Defense Coordinator at 651-603-6186 or 1-800-333-4705.
Students may earn college semester credits through the School of Continuing Studies in the following areas:
*Associate of Arts with an Early Childhood Emphasis
*Early Childhood Certificate
*Childcare Professionals Administrative Certificate
*Concordia classes and programs meet NAEYC accreditation criteria.
General Education Courses
Associate of Arts
Admitted, enrolled Concordia School of Continuing Studies students may transfer in nontraditional credits as electives.
Nontraditional transfer credits include the following areas:
Early Childhood, School-Age or Family Child Care Training Modules: 15 semester credits (max)
Child Development Associate: 12 semester credits (CDA)
CPR/First Aid : 1 semester credit
Professional Development Training Hours: 60 hours equals 1 semester credit
Military Basic Training : 4 semester credits
Military Training Transcripts are also individually evaluated for credit