Participating Universities

Concordia University Chicago


For more than 150 years, Concordia University Chicago (CUC) has been committed to providing a quality Christian education in the Lutheran tradition. Founded in 1864, CUC offers a broad, liberal arts based undergraduate education, as well as graduate and professional programs. CUC is the proud recipient of numerous academic distinctions, including:

• CUC has been selected as a 2016-17 College of Distinction. The university has been part of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious recognition since 2010.
• CUC was voted 96th out of 684 master’s-degree-granting universities in 2013 by Washington Monthly.
• CUC ranks as the second-best education school in Illinois by
• CUC ranks as the fourth-best education school in the Midwest by
• CUC ranks as the 17th-best education school in the USA by

Programs Offered Through University Center


Online Programs & Courses

In addition to the programs Concordia offers through the University Center, they offer the following online programs & courses:

Online Certificates
Human Resource Management
Women’s and Gender Studies

Online Endorsements
ESL and Bilingual
Special Education, LBS1
Teacher Leadership
Technology Specialist K-12

Online Associate’s Program
AA, Organizational Management

Online Bachelor’s Programs
BA, Health Care Management
BA, Organizational Management
BA, Sports and Recreation Management
BS, Human Resource Management
BS, Kinesiology
BS, Management Information Systems

Online Master’s Programs
MS, Applied Exercise Science
MA, Blended and Online Teaching for pK-12 Educators
MA, Curriculum and Instruction, ESL
MA, Curriculum and Instruction, ESL+Bilingual
MA, Early Childhood Education
MA, Early Childhood Special Education
MA, Educational Administration
MA, Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction
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 Specialist K-12
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


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