Concordia University Chicago


Concordia University Chicago was founded in 1864 as a college for teachers and today is a comprehensive university comprising the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies and College of Innovation and Professional Programs.

With an enrollment of approximately 4,300 graduate students, an eminent faculty, and an 11:1 graduate-student-to-faculty ratio, CUC is a preferred destination for students seeking an academic experience and credential that will help them achieve their personal and professional goals. 90% of CUC students are employed or enrolled in graduate programs within six months of graduation. 

Concordia University Chicago is a leader in graduate and undergraduate education. Its accredited, highly ranked, on-campus, cohort and online degree, endorsement and certificate programs can help you achieve your educational and career goals.

International Students

Concordia University Chicago welcomes students from many countries around the world who are seeking a liberal arts education. The city of Chicago is a wonderful place for international students to be introduced to American culture.

Whatever major you choose at CUC, you will quickly become part of a community where professors are focused on teaching and student success. Small class sizes of 20 or fewer students offer you opportunities to learn from professors who are experts in their fields and who want to help you achieve your goal of a college degree. Professors give freely of their advice and expertise and often provide insights for meaningful internships. At Concordia-Chicago, our professors are focused on you.

You will join a successful group of graduates who are well-prepared for lives of service and leadership in their chosen professions and create a lasting impact in communities and organizations in which they serve.


Bachelor's Degree

  • BA, Health Care Management
  • BA, Organizational Management
  • BA, Sports and Recreation Management
  • BS, Human Resource Management
  • BS, Kinesiology
  • BS, Public Safety Administration

Master's Degree

  • MS, Applied Exercise Science
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, ESL
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, ESL+Bilingual
  • MA, Differentiated Instruction
  • MA, Differentiated Instruction: Gifted Education
  • MA, Early Childhood Education
  • MA, Early Childhood Special Education
  • MA, Educational Administration
  • MA, Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction
  • MA, Education Technology: Leadership
  • MA, ESL with TESOL Graduate Certificate Option
  • MA, Gerontology
  • MA, Grant Writing, Management and Evaluation
  • MA, Human Services
  • MA, Human Services Administration
  • MS, Instructional Design and Technology
  • MA, Leadership
    -Health Care Leadership
    -Higher Education Leadership
    -Organizational Leadership
  • MA, Special Education Leadership
  • MA, Sports Leadership
  • MA, Teacher Leadership
  • MA, Reading Education, K-12 Specialist
  • MA, Religion
  • MA, Special Education, LBS1
  • MA, Special Education Leadership
  • MA, Teacher Leadership
  • MEd, Teaching and Learning
  • MA, Women’s and Gender Studies 

MBA-Master’s in Business Administration

  • MBA Specializations
    -Chief School Business Official
    -Digital Marketing
    -Health Care Management
    -Leadership and Change Management
    -Not-for-Profit Management
    -School Business Management
    -Sports Management 
  • MBA Certificates
    -Digital Marketing
    -Health Care Management
    -Leadership and Change Management
    -Not-for-Profit Management
    -Sports Management

DBA-Doctorate in Business Administration

EdD/PhD, Leadership

  • -Curriculum and Instruction
    -Early Childhood Education
    -Educational Leadership
    -Education Technology
    -Health and Human Performance
    -Higher Education
    -Organizational Leadership
    -Reading, Language and Literacy
    -Special Education
    -Sports Leadership
    -Teacher Leadership

3+1 Degree Programs

Concordia University Chicago's on-campus accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management prepares students for management and administrative careers within any health care facility that must stay current with mandatory laws and regulations. Careers in the health care industry today are in high demand. The health care management field focuses on planning, directing or coordinating in health-related organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, physician group practices, health insurance companies, public health agencies and nursing facilities.

Concordia University Chicago and the College of DuPage have formed a partnership designed to provide a seamless transfer for College of DuPage students that have completed an AAS in Anesthesia Technology, AAS in Dental Hygiene, AAS in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography, AAS in Management, AAS Physical Therapy Assistant or AAS in Respiratory Care and want to obtain a bachelor's degree in Health Care Management.

With the 3+1 program, students pay College of DuPage tuition rates for College of DuPage coursework. Fourth-year classes at Concordia University Chicago are offered at a significantly reduced rate, making the goal of continuing their education a reality for the students. This program exemplifies Concordia University Chicago's and College of DuPage’s mission to make education more affordable for its students while stressing academic quality, first-class faculty and extraordinary learning environments.

View Bachelor’s Degree Options

  • COD AAS in Anesthesia Technology — CUC B.A. Health Care Management
  • COD AAS Dental Hygiene — CUC B.A. Health Care Management
  • COD AAS Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography — CUC B.A. Health Care Management
  • COD AAS Management — CUC B.A. Health Care Management
  • COD AAS in Physical Therapy Assistant — CUC B.A. Health Care Management
  • COD AAS Respiratory Care — CUC B.A. Health Care Management

Campus Life

Concordia University Chicago offers many opportunities and genuine access to student organizations, athletic teams, service projects and more. Whether you start as a freshman or transfer into Concordia-Chicago, our campus community is just the right size for you to get involved.

At CUC, you’ll become part of a close-knit community where you’ll be inspired, challenged and appreciated for your contributions. 

Even before classes start…

You’ll meet your new classmates at the Jump Start orientation program, which helps make your transition to CUC as smooth as possible.

On campus…

As a residential student living and learning in community, you will easily make friends in your hall. Or as a commuter student, you will have special activities and events planned especially for you. Either way, you will see how quickly your classmates become friends and how easy it is to get involved in campus life.

Through clubs and organizations…

Choose from student activities like academic clubs, political groups, recreational clubs, religious groups, media clubs, service organizations and 11 musical groups where you can make an impact.

In athletic competition…

CUC fields 18 intercollegiate teams competing in NCAA Division III and offers 13 different intramural sports.

As you put your faith in action…

CUC’s Lutheran tradition cultivates the ideals of a Christian life. You’ll be encouraged to serve God and society in a way that makes use of your gifts and talents.

Around Oak Park and River Forest…

Just six blocks away are quaint, upscale neighborhoods with places you know—Gap, Starbucks and Old Navy. On designated “CU at the Lake Theater” days, new release movies are just $3 all day with your Concordia ID!

In Chicago and beyond…

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to hear great music, see incredible theater, eat out and go shopping—not to mention find exciting jobs and internships in a world-class city.

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