Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

The Perfect Bachelor Degree for Every Master’s Program

This 122-credit degree can be used to gain entry into a prestigious range of Concordia College New York  Master’s degree programs including:

  • MS in Education & Special Education program
  • MS in Digital Marketing

The degree can also be used toward a wide variety of other master’s programs such as ABA, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, School Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, School Leadership, Law School, Marriage & Family Counseling, Nutrition, Psychology, Accounting, MBA, Nursing, and more. Some of these graduate programs may require specific prerequisites.

We help guide you on how to accomplish these at the undergraduate level once you advise us of your intentions.

Concordia College New York is a nationally accredited institution, which means that their degrees are accepted by graduate programs nationwide. Students have used their bachelor’s degree earned at Concordia for admittance into master’s programs with a wide variety of colleges.

Degree Facts

  • Classes conveniently offered Sundays (half-day) and two weeknights (6:30-9:00).
  • Degree conferred by Concordia College-NY
  • Locations: Brooklyn, Monsey, Crown Heights, The Five Towns, Lakewood
  • Generous transfer credit policy*

*Up to 30 seminary credits may be accepted toward this degree.

Depending on how many courses are transferred in that meet Concordia’s transfer policy, this degree can be completed in as few as three semesters. Students who begin in Fall 2018 may be able to graduate in the Summer 2019.

The Office of the Registrar at Concordia College – New York grants transfer credits to students who have completed courses at accredited institutions and have provided their official transcripts for evaluation. The Office of the Registrar evaluates and accepts only credits that are applicable to the student’s program of study and reflect a final grade of ‘C’ or above. Accepted credits are applied to the student’s record, reflected on their academic planner, but not calculated into their Concordia College GPA. The transfer credit planner will also be shared with the student’s advisor to assist with schedule creation and developing a graduation plan.
Acceptable transfer credit options vary and include, but are not limited to, the following: Traditional college credits, CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Exam, AP (Advanced Placement) scores, VLE (Validated Learning Experiences), IB (International Baccalaureates), CAPE (Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam), A-Levels and Military credits.

Per the Regulations of the Commissioner of the Education Department of the State of New York, Concordia College New York is not authorized to offer a complete program at an extension site.


Tuition for the undergraduate programs is $6,000 per term. Students who follow the cohort model usually complete the program in three semesters. Students who wish to proceed at a slower pace can do so as well at adjusted tuition rates.

In addition to seminary credits, a student will likely need to take a limited number of additional exams or courses to complete her degree. We provide personalized guidance to ensure that this is accomplished affordably and efficiently. These additional courses can cost up to $1,500.

Financial Aid

Eligible students can receive financial aid.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online at Concordia’s FAFSA school code is 002709. Be sure to complete the correct year’s application (2017-18 for spring 2018; 2018-19 for fall 2018).

The TAP application is available approximately one week after the FAFSA is submitted, at and should be completed by New York State residents only.

Why It Works

  • Affordable
  • Widely accepted
  • Perfect for a wide range of popular graduate school opportunities
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