Gain real-world experience in numerous healthcare facilities that serve the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding area. All students complete over 700 hours of clinical experience across the curriculum. Students may also participate in paid internships or additional clinical experiences through area employers. 

There are two accredited nursing tracks at Concordia.

  • The traditional program is for students who are pursuing their first baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing.
  • The accelerated program is for students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree with a non-nursing major. This program begins in July and completes 16 months later in December. 

The baccalaureate nursing program at Concordia College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 887-6791.

Traditional Program

Obtain a four-year baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing at Concordia.

Accelerated Program

A 16-month program for students who have already earned their bachelor's degree


Concordia's nursing program was awarded the Community Advocacy Award by Christian Adoption Services (CAS) in April 2019. The nursing program has had a partnership with CAS since Spring 2018. Representatives from the organization have served as guest speakers in the Family I Nursing course to raise adoption awareness among nursing students by discussing the history behind adoption, the process of adoption, and appropriate adoption terminology.

Sarah Wolbeck (accelerated track student, 12/19), Sarah Johnson, (traditional track student, 5/20), Carleen Olson (traditional track student, 5/20), Amanda Tracy (Assistant Professor of Nursing, MSN, RNC-OB), Anna Durr (traditional track student, 5/19), and Sophia Johnson (traditional track student, 5/20).