Our online graduate degree programs are designed to advance your career, and are taught by subject thought-leaders

... With blended and accelerated graduate program options, a graduate degree from Concordia Online is a smart investment.

Choose from a graduate degree in nursing, occupational therapy, business, education and more—over 40 advanced degrees giving you the right avenue for your personal and professional advancement.


Thousands of students choose Concordia University Online each year for our thought leaders, blended and accelerated programs, and unmatched student support.

At Concordia University Online, our approach to education is different than most other universities. With a Christ-centered approach, we aim to help our students excel not only in their education and career, but also with their calling in life. If you’re considering Concordia University Online for your graduate degree program, we want you to know you are not just a number to us. We want to get to know you. We want to inspire you. We are here to support you—before, during, and after your educational experience with us.

We’re nationally ranked in the top 30 schools for many of our online master’s degree programs, and our Master in Educational Administration has been named a “Best Buy.” Beyond our nationally recognized and accredited graduate degree programs, our students choose us for our thought leadership and incomparable student support.

Attending Concordia University Online

Our graduate degree programs are taught by current industry professionals, giving students the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in their career of choice. More than half of our instructors hold the highest possible degree in their field. They work closely with our in-house instructional designers to ensure that each course maximizes students’ engagement, comprehension, retention, and ultimate success.

  • Concordia University Online Degree Programs

    With more than 40 online degree programs, certificates, MOOC’s, and individual courses, in more than 10 areas of study, your degree options are nearly limitless. Concordia University Online instructors are educational thought leaders and practitioner instructors—people who actually work in that field.

  • Admissions

    The best way to get a glimpse of Concordia University Online is to speak with one of our admissions team. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you have about the distance learning experience here.

    When you begin your journey with Concordia University Online, you become part of a community that nurtures, cares, inspires, and grows together. As a Lutheran university, we offer educational opportunities grounded in the teachings of Christ. We do this by:

    • emphasizing Christian growth and maturity that connect first-class education with your calling in life
    • integrating faith and stewardship into more than 40 online degree programs, certificates, and individual courses
    • creating programs that are designed to produce ethical leaders
    • challenging you to grow intellectually
    • giving you the guidance you need to make the most of your university experience

  • Common Questions

    What is the relationship between our Concordia of Wisconsin’s Online branch, Concordia University Wisconsin and our partner, Concordia University Ann Arbor.

    Concordia University Online is the online extension of Concordia University Wisconsin and Concordia University Ann Arbor (CUAA).

    A partnership where both universities are now managed under Concordia of Wisconsin’s board of regents was first announced in 2012 we have been offering a selection of CUAA classes to our online students ever since.

    What is Concordia University Wisconsin’s relationship with the greater Concordia University System?

    The Concordia University System (CUS) is a collection of ten colleges and universities throughout the United States, and operated by the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Each Concordia campus is independent and has it’s own president, board of regents, and academic criteria, but hold a connection by sharing academic resources. The CUS offers a Simultaneous Enrollment Program, which allows any student enrolled at one Concordia to attend another as a “visiting student,” for up to a year.

    Is Concordia University Online accredited?


    Yes, Concordia University Online is accredited at the university level, as well as for individual programs. Concordia University Online is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Regional accreditation agencies are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree-granting colleges and universities.

    Can I receive financial aid by attending a Christian school like Concordia University Online?

    In most cases, yes! All of our students who qualify receive financial aid, with a total average of more than $21,000 per academic year.

    Do any of your courses or certificates give me immediate job growth potential?

    Yes. We provide accredited certifications that help you increase your earning potential in less than 6 months.

    Reliable Student Resources

    • Academic Advisor – Each degree student is assigned a personal academic advisor. These faculty or staff members are always up to date on the curriculum so they can provide perfectly tailored guidance.
    • Online Writing Lab – Consultants at the Writing Center offer assistance at any stage of a project, whether it’s generating topic ideas, gathering support for a thesis, or editing for errors and clarity.
    • Tutoring – Each Center provides tutors, giving students the opportunity to receive personal instruction in any course.
    • Smarthinking – Trained instructors are available to tutor online students in general subject areas, such as trigonometry, organic chemistry, accounting, statistics, and more.
    • Career Services – Concordia University Online assists students with finding part-time and full-time jobs, job search techniques, volunteer opportunities, and résumés and cover letters.
    • Chaplain – Each Center offers spiritual guidance, advice, and support to the student and his or her family. The chaplain’s service is free and confidential. He does not report to the director, staff, or faculty. Please ask your local Center staff for his name and contact information.

  • Request Information

    Are you ready to learn more about attending Concordia University Online? Do you have questions about degree programs, our thought leaders, or our admissions process? Get in touch today! Our Admissions Team is available and happy to answer any questions you may have.

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