Gain real-world experience in numerous healthcare facilities that serve the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding area. All students complete over 600 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 BSN program is for students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree with a non-nursing major. This 12-month, fast track program begins in January and ends in December.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Concordia College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Traditional Program

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

Accelerated BSN Program

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

After completing the application process, the Concordia College junior nursing students were appointed in a brief ceremony to their first clinical experience – serving our veterans at the Fargo VA.
 

Awards

Concordia was ranked as the second Best Nursing School in Minnesota by RegisteredNursing.org (2021).
 
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).
 

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As of July 1, 2020, the U.S .Department of Education implemented new regulations that professional nursing programs must adhere to Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v). In compliance with this regulation, Concordia College is providing the following information:

  1. Concordia College’s undergraduate Pre-Licensure nursing curriculum meets state educational requirements for professional licensure in the following states/jurisdictions: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin.
  2. Concordia College’s undergraduate Pre-Licensure nursing curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for professional licensure in the following states/jurisdictions: Undetermined at this time.
  3. Concordia College has not made the determination if the undergraduate Pre-Licensure nursing curriculum meets the state educational requirements for the following states/jurisdictions: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, American Somoa, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Northern Mariana Island, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Disclaimer: This information has been gathered from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing  (NCSBN) website and will be updated annually on July 1st . Concordia College assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained in this resource. It is your responsibility to verify accuracy by visiting the NCSBN website at https://www.ncsbn.org/index.htm

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