Bethesda College

A Place for You to Grow

Bethesda College of Applied Learning is a unique and exciting two-year postsecondary certificate program designed to meet the higher education goals of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Located on the campus of Concordia University Wisconsin, students enrolled in Bethesda College live on campus in integrated residence halls and learn from a curriculum that centers on formal instruction in four areas:

  • Academics
  • Career preparation
  • Adult living skills
  • Campus/community life

Combining a liberal arts focus with skills development coursework, Bethesda College’s curriculum is a blended model designed to help students grow intellectually, vocationally, socially, personally and spiritually.

Bethesda College’s faculty and student instructors are always available to support each student and help them get the most from their college experience – in the classroom and the community.

Students and families interested in learning more about Bethesda College can take a tour of the campus and meet current students and faculty. For more information, contact Kristine Leonard, Senior Director of Transition Services and Director of Bethesda College at 920-262-6529 or