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Master of Business Administration / Chief School Business Official

Program Details

A very rare specialization, Chief School Business Official, is available within the online MBA program at Concordia University of Chicago.  While intended for CSBO certification within the state of Illinois, this MBA is also applicable to other director and leadership positions elsewhere, but within the education sector.  With this online graduate degree, you can advance your career as a school system:  superintendent, administrator, chief operations officer, human resource director or chief financial officer.  CUC’s MBA with a Chief School Business Official concentration will give you concrete knowledge of business elements within an educational setting.  Coursework includes:

  • School funding, accounting and budgeting
  • School business management
  • School finance law
  • School evaluation and change


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from each institution through which a degree was earned
  • Objective statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional résumé

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission