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Concordia University Wisconsin is a private educational institution geographically located in Mequon, Wisconsin, United States. The university was established in 1881 and is affiliated by Missouri Synod.  The university is currently functioning under the effective presidency of Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry. The university is nicknamed as Falcons and shelters around 7,943 students. Among those students 4,363 are undergraduates, 3,243 are postgraduates and 337 are doctoral students.

The school stands as an associate of the 10-member Concordia University System, functioned by the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod (LCMS). The serves 78undergraduate majors and minors, 17graduate programs, eight accelerated adult education programs and three doctoral/professional programs.

CUW (Concordia University Wisconsin) holds a pharmacy school which is one of two pharmacy institution in Wisconsin. The university shelters five schools and colleges which perform under its management. The School of Education, The School of Business and Legal Studies, The School of Human Services, The School of Arts and Sciences, and The School of Adult and Continuing Education.

In the year 1881, the Concordia was established at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church located in downtown Milwaukee. In those earlier days the classes were operated under the presence of only 13 students. Just after a year of its establishment the Concordia College (name then) bought a land to permanent its existence. 

The college provided a classical education until 1964 to produce students for rustic professions in Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The institution stood as male-only institution in its earlier days and was also opened for women students after 1964.

Various individual performed as a president of this prestigious educational institution.

·         Rev. Christophe Henry Loeber – appointed in 1885

·         Rev. Max Albrecht - appointed in 1893

·         Rev. G. Christian Barth - appointed in 1921

·         Dr. Walter W. Stuenkel - appointed in 1953

·         Dr. Wilbert Rosin - appointed in 1977

·         Rev. Dr. R. John Buuck - appointed in  1979

·         Rev. Dr. Patrick Ferry - appointed in  1997 (current president)


The university provides programs and curriculum in various fields. Programs are prepared in such a way that it includes every possible fields and remains in the reach of every one to wants to have it. Programs in the Concordia University Wisconsin:



Department of Natural Sciences

·         Biology

·         Biomedical Science

·         Chemistry

·         Environmental and Pollution Control Technologies

·         Environmental Studies

·         Horticulture

·         Natural Science

·         Pre-Pharmacy

·         Sciences & Education

Business, Management, Marketing and Support

·         Accounting

·         Actuarial Science

·         Economics

·         Economics/Finance (Applied Economics)

·         General Business Finance

·         International Business

·         Management

·         Marketing

·         Sport & Entertainment Business

Communication and Related Programs

·         Business Communication

·         Mass Communication

·         Multimedia

·         Public Relations

Computer and Information Science

·         Computer Science


·         Art Education

·         Broad Field Science

·         Broad Field Social Science

·         Business Education

·         Choral Music Education

·         Early Childhood Education

·         Elementary Education

·         Health and Human Performance

·         Instrumental Music Education

·         Life and Environmental Sciences

·         Physical Education

·         Secondary Education

·         Special Education

Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

·         Biblical Languages

·         German

·         Spanish

·         Theological Languages

Health Professions and Clinical Sciences

·         Athletic Training

·         Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)

·         Exercise Physiology

·         Health and Human Performance

·         Medical Assistant (Certificate Only)

·         Nursing, School of

·         Parish Nursing (Certificate Only)

·         Pre - Physical Therapy

·         Radiologic Technology

·         Rehabilitation Science (Pre-OT)

·         School of Pharmacy

·         Social Work

·         Sonography

·         Transitional Program for Occupational Therapy Assistants

Criminal Justice and Public Policy

·         Justice & Public Policy

Liberal Arts/Sciences

·         English

·         History

·         Individualized

·         LA 105 (Freshman Seminar)

·         Legal Studies/Pre Law

·         Mathematics

·         Philosophy

·         Political Science

·         Psychology

Social Services

·         Social Work

Theology and Religious Vocations

·         Bioethics

·         Lay Ministry

·         Missions

·         Parish Music

·         Pre-Seminary Studies

·         Theology

Visual and Performing Arts

·         Art

·         Art Education (K - 12)

·         Graphic Design

·         Illustration

·         Interior Design

·         Music

·         Music Therapy

·         Photography



·         Accounting 

·         Business Management

·         Human Resource Management

·         General Studies

·         Management of Criminal Justice

·         Health Care Management

·         RN-BSN

·         Theology



Certificates / Licenses

·         Alternative Education

·         Certificate After Graduate Education in Nursing (CAGE)

·         Teacher Certification

Master's Programs

·         Master of Business Administration

·         Master of Church Music

·         Master of Occupational Therapy

·         Master of Pharmaceutical / Chemical Product Development

·         Master of Physician Assistant Studies

·         Master of Science - Applied Exercise Science

·         Master of Science - Art Education

·         Master of Science - Education - Professional and School Counseling

·         Master of Science - Education - Curriculum and Instruction

·         Master of Science - Education - Early Childhood Education

·         Master of Science - Education - Education Administration

·         Master of Science - Education - Educational Design and Technology

·         Master of Science - Education - Environmental Education

·         Master of Science - Education - Family Studies

·         Master of Science - Education - Reading

·         Master of Science - Education - Special Education

·         Master of Science - Information Technology

·         Master of Science - Nursing

·         Master of Science - Rehabilitation Science

·         Master of Science - Student Personnel Administration

Doctorate Programs 

·         Doctor of Nursing Practice

·         Doctor of Pharmacy

·         Doctor of Physical Therapy 


The university has expanded its working area expanding the horizon of its programs. Challenging its own abilities and capabilities the college has been able to sketch the glorious history it holds today. It has not only attracted the students inside the United States by it qualitative, unique and effective education system but also the students around the world believe the college as a place to be who search bright future and successful career through the means of qualitative education. The well experienced and educated instructor of the university guides their students toward better future. Concordia University Wisconsin has sketched an irreplaceable space among the thousands of educational institution existing all around the world. The determination and hard work of years have established this university among the best universities in the world. The Concordia University Wisconsin has defined excellence through its effort to serve effective education to its students.