Online Master's Degree Programs for International Students

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Concordia University Chicago Offers Students a Chance to Master Their Profession with Online Master’s Degrees

A master’s degree can be a valuable investment that can lead to increased earning potential, expanded career opportunities, and deeper knowledge and skills. Concordia University Chicago offers a mix of both Master of Science degrees and Master of Arts, all designed to boost your career’s trajectory. 

At Concordia University Chicago, we prioritize our students by offering fully online programs designed for maximum flexibility, allowing students the freedom to work from anywhere in the world. Every program is designed by expert faculty members who pay close attention to the changes and technological advancements in the field, so graduates are prepared with the most up-to-date technology and knowledge available.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed Concordia University Chicago admission application.
  • A completed objective statement that provides information on your future educational goals.
  • Proof of English proficiency, via one of the following:
    • A score of at least 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) — Concordia-Chicago’s DI code is 1140
    • A score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • A score of 95 minimum on the Duolingo Test
    • Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or a certificate of completion of program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director
  • Official, sealed transcripts from the institutions where your degrees were earned, showing all college and university coursework, with certified English translations of all transcripts originally prepared in any other language.
  • Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from WES (World Education Services) and ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).
  • A certified document pledging financial support for the first year of study, verifying the same or equally dependable source for the following years of study.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to comment on your academic proficiency, your personal character, your competence and the effectiveness of your professional work.
  • At least 12 prerequisite credit hours at the undergraduate level in a discipline appropriate to the program of application.
  • A professional resume.

There is no application fee and no GRE requirement to apply for the online Master’s programs at Concordia University Chicago.

Current Programs for International Students:

Online Master of Arts

Concordia University Chicago offers two online Master of Arts degree programs for international students that prepare individuals to take on the top jobs in their chosen profession. Our Master of Arts programs are designed to create leaders who can guide organizations through changing times while delivering products and services that are effective, ethical and efficient.

MA, Leadership: Higher Education Specialization

Leaders in higher education help shape the future direction of institutions. Our online Master of Arts in Leadership: Higher Education Specialization is designed to create leaders who excel through ethical, effective and efficient delivery of services. Those in the program can advance their careers by developing research skills and a familiarity with evidence-based decision-making, as well as the best strategies for addressing the complex challenges that face higher education.

Online
33 Credits
No GMAT

MA, Leadership: Organizational Leadership Specialization

Leaders in the modern business world need expertise in change management. Our online Master of Arts in Leadership: Organizational Leadership Specialization is designed to create leaders who understand the skills and nuances needed to lead an organization throughout its most pivotal moments.

Online
30 Credits
No GMAT

Online Master of Science

Concordia University Chicago offers one online Master of Science degree program for international students that prepares individuals to take on the top jobs in their chosen profession. Our MS degrees ensure that each student is taught with up-to-date materials and state-of-the-art equipment so that they are fully equipped for their field.

MS, Computer Science

Graduates of the MS, Computer Science will be prepared to not only succeed in their desired computer science roles but to thrive in them. Students will gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge relating to software engineering, database management, website development, cyber security, big data, and more.

Online
48 Credits
No GMAT

The Concordia University Chicago Difference

Concordia University Chicago is a leader in online graduate education, allowing international students to choose from in-demand master’s and doctoral programs. Classes are offered online and asynchronously for maximum flexibility so that working professionals can achieve their academic dreams from wherever they are, anywhere in the world.

We believe in innovation, leadership with a global perspective, and, most importantly, helping students achieve their career goals. Our programs are designed to provide students with skills, knowledge, and experience to help their resumes stand out.

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Our Mission

Steadfast in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, Concordia University Chicago promotes academic rigor in its liberal arts and professional programs; grounds students in objective truth, integrity, and excellence; and practices faithfulness to the Confessional teachings of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, as it forms students for vocations in church, family, and the world.

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