Concordia University College of Alberta
http://concordia.ab.ca Edmonton Video Concordia University College of Alberta: At Concordia, we take a different approach to post-secondary education — one that treats you like the whole person that you are. Built on a foundation of faith and intellectual integrity, Concordia is a place where people of various beliefs come together to grow and find what we’re all looking for: friends, fellowship and a satisfying career.
We know you’re looking for something special. At Concordia you can expect us to help. We’re committed to meeting your expectations as well as your needs. Our number one priority is our students. With an average class size of 30 and instructors who make a point to learn your name, you’ll never get lost in the crowd. Concordia nurtures you — mind, body and soul, making it easy for you to change the world.
Throughout its history, Concordia has remained grounded in the belief that the Christian faith gives purpose to life and that success depends upon spiritual maturity. Concordia fosters a Christian lifestyle on campus and encourages a dual commitment to academic excellence and religious vitality.
1921 — Concordia College is founded by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to prepare young men for preaching and teaching ministries
1939 — The college expands to include women and to offer general courses of study and an accredited high school program
1967 — Concordia begins offering first-year university courses in affiliation with the University of Alberta
1975 — Affiliation with the University of Alberta begins for second-year university courses
1987 — Concordia becomes a degree-granting institution
1991 — Formal affiliation with the University of Alberta ends by mutual agreement
1995 — Concordia College changes its name to Concordia University College of Alberta to reflect its status as a degree-granting institution.
Today, Concordia University College of Alberta program offerings include undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to its degree programs, Concordia continues to offer church work programs as well as diploma and certificate programs in Career Development and academic upgrading programs.
Concordia, established by Lutheran Church–Canada, is governed by an elected and appointed Board of Governors.
Edmonton Video Concordia is an intimate university community within the busy urban center of Edmonton, Alberta’s capital. Our Highlands campus is tucked away in a residential area overlooking the beautiful North Saskatchewan River valley, minutes from downtown by public or private transportation. It’s the best of both worlds: a peaceful locale within easy reach of the countless amenities of city center.