Corporate PartnershipsConcordia Partnership Advantage

Your Organization. Our Programs. A Winning Combination. Experience the Concordia Partnership Advantage

The Concordia Partnership Advantage provides a unique opportunity for employers to work directly with Concordia University, St. Paul to develop a well-educated workforce that is better equipped to manage and support the business goals of the organization.

This mutually beneficial partnership offers employees or members of the partnering organization a $2,000 tuition discount and priority admission status when they enroll in any accelerated undergraduate or graduate degree program at Concordia University, St. Paul. Participation requires no additional investment from partnering organizations. Simply make the program available to your employees or members, and enjoy the benefits of a better-educated workforce.

Benefits to the Organization

Improves Workforce: A well-educated workforce improves business. Employees become more confident decision-makers and strategists who make a positive, lasting impact on the business practices and profitability of your organization.

Supports Retention: Recruit and retain top talent by investing in education.

Develops Relevant Solutions: Students use workplace challenges as the basis for class assignments, earning academic credit for developing creative solutions that benefit your organization.

Keeps Employees Focused: Employees can pursue their education without disrupting work schedules because they attend class one night a week – online or on campus – and complete readings and other assignments on their own schedule.

Provides Fiscally Smart Education: This program provides an outstanding educational benefit to employees at no cost to the employer.

Benefits to Employees

Provides an Achievable Degree: Concordia’s accelerated format helps students complete their degree in less than two years, putting their goals within reach faster than they may have thought possible.

Makes Education Affordable: Competitively priced programs and a $2,000 Concordia, St. Paul Scholarship for employees of Concordia Partnership Advantage companies offer students a private college education at an affordable price.

Opens Doors: Earning a college degree signals that employees take themselves seriously as professionals because they have invested in their career growth through education.

Attracts Attention: Coworkers and supervisors will notice positive changes as employees progress through their degree program. Students learn to express their ideas more confidently and share how they envision their role in the company.

Allows Transfer Credits: For undergraduate students, Concordia’s credit acceptance policy ensures students get maximum credit for previous college work.

Student Testimonials

Halli Gustafson

Halli-Gustafson-CSP-Interview--Concordia-MBAFor Halli, the decision to enroll in Concordia University, St. Paul’s online MBA program was a family affair. “My mom got her degree online through CSP years ago. And she was talking about pursuing her MBA here as well. I remember her as a single mom throughout my high school career… Read More

Will Hubbard

Will-HubbardEarning an MBA is one of the most effective ways to get ahead in today’s fast-paced business world. But all online business degrees are not created equal. For Will, finding a values-driven MBA was important, and Concordia University, St. Paul’s program had the community-based learning… Read More

Tanja Taff-Morello

studentTestimonial-avatarWhen it was time to choose a graduate degree program, Tanja Taff-Morello knew she was looking for one that would fit into her already busy schedule. As a wife and mom as well as a working professional, she needed the flexibility that online programs offer. But she found more than that… Read More

Emily Karlen

Emily-KarlenLike many Concordia University, St. Paul students, Emily decided to go back to school because of the opportunity to advance in her career. As a student in CSP’s blended MBA program, Emily plans to graduate in August of 2016. The choice to enroll at CSP was a result of the flexible… Read More

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The online environment cuts down on the time commitment and also allows me to work at the time that works for me and my family. I wouldn't change a thing!

Jim Gillespie '09
B.A. Food Retail Management