Concordia Online Blog

Learn what’s new at your school: programs, prayers, cool resources, important news and Christian community.

 

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a wonderful next step for current practicing nurses looking to advance a specific career trajectory in the field. But have you considered a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)? Particularly, have you looked at an MBA with a Health Care Administration as an alternative? As a practicing nurse, you’ve experienced first-hand the importance that health care administration plays in your organization. Understanding the complexity of the medical system and the business choices that inform current practice are helpful in your current situation. If you look forward to the possibility of being in a… more >

Read More

The following is an excerpt from Dr. Steven Witt’s upcoming book, “Opportunities: Transforming Educational and Teaching Practices.” Look for it on his publisher’s website, KendallHunt.com or in the CUW bookstore on August 20th, 2015. In this book, Dr. Witt provides a narrative account of his own transformative learning journey. He lays open his experiences in order to encourage other educators to seek answers to profound questions regarding education and their higher purpose within it. Don’t forget to leave a comment with your thoughts on or personal experiences with transformative learning. (more…)

Read More

You are a dedicated, career-focused professional that enjoys your job solving problems through information technology, and feel a calling to pursue the next level in your career. As you recognize your desire to push your skills to the next tier, you see the potential for a role in management or leadership along with (more…)

Read More

Dr. Gary Peterson is the Director of Graduate Counseling and Graduate Education at Concordia University. He bring thirty-six years of public school experience to our Graduate Education programs and unique perspective on education. We sat down with Gary to get a better understanding of his background, what being a counseling student at Concordia is like and what opportunities there are for prospective students. You can watch a video summary of our conversation or read the full transcript below. (more…)

Read More

Are you an established nursing professional looking to enact change and move your field forward? Consider a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). A DNP allows you to be the highest level of practicing nurse. As practice leaders transforming the system, DNPs ensure that patients are receiving the best quality of care. Here are the top 7 reasons we believe you should consider pursuing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) today: 1 – It’s the New Standard The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and its member institutions deemed that by 2015, all advanced nursing practitioners must possess a doctorate. This… more >

Read More

Businesses, no matter the industry, should have an ethical and compassionate, analytical team builder and problem solver leading their company to success. These characteristics are exactly why having a leadership in your organization with a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Administration is crucial. This degree is a universal business degree that can develop professionals who are interested in improving more than just the bottom line. They care for the people, the business, the vision, and are proactively engaged with making the business a better business. Leadership Good leaders in the workplace are pivotal to the success of any… more >

Read More

Thank you to all of those who attended #SnapShotSocial 2015. Feel free to download your picture here. Download Instructions: 1. Click on the image you wish to download. Image will enlarge in a separate tab. 2. Right click, and save the enlarged image.

Read More

In this overly saturated marketplace, where information is only a google or a few clicks away, you can find many opportunities to further your education. As the world grows increasingly curious, the varying types, degrees, and even levels of education have become more accessible. Thinking of all the forms of education, the age old question remains as you try to find the degree that is “best” suited for you….How do you choose? How do you find your calling or your purpose in life? When it comes to business, many people assume the MBA is the gold standard. However, we want… more >

Read More