Master of Arts in Leadership Studies / Higher Education
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The MA in Leadership Studies with a specialization in Higher Education is an online higher education degree program from Concordia University – Chicago that prepares leaders who are ready to become part of a global learning community.  While the core focus of the program is on leadership theory, this specialization explores the internationalization and globalization of higher education.  Students examine the Higher Education systems in the United States as well, developing strong research skills and the ability to use evidence-based decision-making. 

In addition to the online higher education degree courses, you will also complete a leadership curriculum that hones your leadership and managerial skills.  Coursework covers communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, research and analysis, and people skills, linking theory with the best practices of leadership.  Concordia-Chicago aims to prepare leaders who will lead organizational change and innovation that is effective, ethical, and efficient to a diverse population while meeting the challenges of continuous change and global competition.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University – Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a GPA of 2.85 or higher.