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Academic Programs at Concordia University Chicago

Concordia University Chicago offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in arts & sciences, business and education. A Concordia education prepares you academically, intellectually, practically and ethically to find a meaningful career. You will experience learning that incorporates real-world connections, close interaction with faculty and service learning activities. 

To assist you in planning for the next steps in your educational attainment, view a flow chart where you can:

  • Identify your current education level
  • The necessary requirements to receive:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Bachelor's and Master's degree
    • Master's degree

You can also continue reading below about options for undergraduate and graduate study. 

    Undergraduate Programs

    Concordia University Chicago offers more than 70 undergraduate programs. Our student-to-faculty ratio of 17:1 allows for small class sizes. This creates a genuine and caring atmosphere where strong student-faculty relationships facilitate each student’s learning and leadership development. Students have several options from which to choose.

    4 year Undergraduate Program

    • Complete four years of undergraduate education at Concordia University Chicago

    2+2 Undergraduate Program

    • Complete two years of undergraduate education at an international university
    • Transfer to Concordia to complete a bachelor’s degree 

    Graduate Programs

    Students also choose Concordia for graduate study in over 40 degree programs. The College of Graduate and Innovative Programs has a variety of on-campus, cohort and online programs to help students achieve their goals for a post-baccalaureate education. Concordia offers masters, post-masters, endorsements, certifications and doctoral programs in education, business, humanities and leadership.

    Comprehensive Master’s Graduate Program

    • Complete all coursework for a graduate degree at Concordia University Chicago
    • Master’s degree programs typically are completed in 2-2 ½ years

    3+1+1 Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Program

    • Complete three years of undergraduate education at an international university
    • Transfer to Concordia to complete a bachelor’s degree in 12 months
    • Obtain a master’s degree in nine additional months