Established in 1999, Concordia College & University® has developed into a nationally accredited higher learning institution for truly wide-ranging studies. Concordia College & University® is nationally accredited by NAHED, the United States National Academic Higher Education Agency. NAHED is one of the oldest U.S. distance education regulatory agencies of national scope established in 1974 and a current or former member organization of :
View our full online history from 2000 until today. Type the name Concordia College & Universityin this State of Delaware database to confirm that Concordia is duly formed under Delaware Law.
Concordia College's accreditor, the U.S. National Academic Higher Education Agency is founded to foster and preserve high quality, educationally sound and widely accepted distance education standards and to provide a consistent measurement of the acceptability of private schools (K-12), adult high schools, vocational and technical schools, private colleges and postsecondary education. Concordia College & University's legal degree granting authority is fully governed by the institution's international IBC university operating license, based on U.S. Common Law and issued by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
All online schools are global and non-state-specific by nature. Concordia College & University is associated with the The Technology Center Institute,
accredited by the State of Tennessee Real Estate Commission. Concordia College and University degrees have also been accredited internationally on a de facto basis by Government Departments of Education in other countries. Concordia College and University's national accreditation in the United States does not enable our enrollees to participate in Title IV programs.
Title IV accreditation is the nearly 60 billion dollar congressionally approved annual money stream that flows from taxpayers to mainly state universities and community colleges, we are not one of them.
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''This is a significant day for the university as we receive accreditation from a reputable U.S. agency of national scope,'' said Concordia College's founding director. ''This affirmation of our strong commitment to providing our students with a rigorous and well rounded educational assessment program is another step in our growth as a university. I am grateful to our faculty, staff and administration for their diligence exhibited throughout the accreditation process.''
The United States is the only known country in the world that has no Federal Ministry of Education and no centralized authority exercising national control over postsecondary educational institutions. In other words : it is a common misconception to believe that the U.S. government accredits universities or university degrees, it doesn't. Instead, accreditation in the United States is a voluntary process that is implemented only by non-governmental accrediting agencies. Generally, colleges and universities will request to be reviewed by the accreditation agency which has the standards that the institution thinks it can pass. Concordia College & University's accreditation by NAHED does not imply degree granting authority, recognition, or any other kind of involvement from and affiliation with any U.S. federal or Delaware state (or other) government agency. We do not solicit or accept funds from state agencies, companies, or residents of Delaware for any reason.
Concordia College & University is continuously examining both private and governmental accrediting agencies and organizations worldwide, that are complementary to its goals and objectives.
Concordia College & University is an active member of the United Nations Association and the Business Council of the United Nations, New York. Our U.N. Association membership allows Concordia College & University graduates to be considered for a variety of part-time and full-time internships awarded by the U.N. Association to highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students.
Concordia College and University graduates receive one U.S. Educational Equivalency Certificate, required by the United States Office of Personnel Management, which recognizes your degree as the equivalent to any other regionally or nationally accredited college or university in the United States. One such certificate is included in all Concordia College graduation packages, at no extra charge to our enrollees.
Some states may however require that you graduate from a state or federally funded brick-and-mortar institution for professional licensing or promotion purposes, they may refuse to recognize out-of-state distance learning degrees. Always inquire with your local authorities before committing to any distance education establishment.
Keep in mind that a school's accreditation status
does not provide ''automatic acceptance'' by an institution of credit earned at another institution, nor does it give assurance of acceptance of graduates by employers. Acceptance of students or graduates is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer.
Students should take measures to determine, prior to enrollment, whether or not their educational goals will be met through enrollment at a particular institution. These measures should include inquiries to institutions to which future transfer might be desired or to prospective employers.
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Note that the name Concordia college and/or university is in common use by several other (accredited and unaccredited) schools and entities internationally. Our institution is in no way associated with any of them.
Concordia College & University is an active member of the United Nations Association and the Business Council of the United Nations. Our U.N. Association membership allows Concordia College & University graduates to be considered for a variety of part-time and full-time internships awarded by the U.N. Association to highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students.
Concordia College & University maintains a favorable ranking in the newest edition of ''A College Degree in your Spare Time'' by the internationally acclaimed distance education expert/author Dr. Richard Hoyer.
Concordia College & University adheres to the privacy guidelines set by the Federal Trade Commission's Online Privacy Alliance.
For a better understanding of what accreditation actually is, please review distance education expert Dr. Hoyer's Guide to Accreditation.
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Degree granting authority & trademark
Concordia College & University is a private, non-traditional, non-sectarian, educational organization in Good Standing with our authorities. Concordia College & University's degree granting authority is additionally governed by our international International Business Company license based on U.S. common law.
Concordia College & University is committed to those individuals who have arrived at the stage in their lives where they feel that they have achieved, through academic work and life experience, a level of competency whereby they may have already earned their degrees. Concordia College believes that knowledge earned through former work experiences, corporate training, military service and other non-traditional learning activities are a valuable addition to knowledge gained through traditional classroom settings.
We recognize that our degree applicants desire an efficient, practical and affordable process that delivers personal satisfaction and enhances professional credibility.