Part-Time MBA


The MBA for Working Professionals in the Chicago Area

If you’re seeking an advanced business degree from a well-established university but need to maintain work full time, CUC’s part-time MBA is right for you. CUC has been educating leaders for more than 146 years. Our respected programs are known for being affordable, yet rigorous, providing an outstanding value for your educational investment.

Program Concentrations Available Part-Time

Part-Time Program Benefits

Convenience: Classes are held in the evening once a week allowing students to maintain their full-time job. CUC’s River Forest campus is just 10 miles from downtown Chicago.

Community: We facilitate a close working relationship between students and faculty. Our unique cohort system groups students together throughout their educational experience. This collaborative environment accelerates learning and builds strong peer relationships that last a lifetime.

Hands-on work: Students will complete a capstone course, which integrates the knowledge and skills gained from the MBA courses and applies them in a real business environment. Students will learn how to use teamwork to solve an authentic business challenge.

Experienced faculty: Our talented faculty members offer personalized attention and are eager to share their business experience with you. They teach in a practical, not theoretical, manner. Learn more about our faculty.

Program Details

  • 14 classes for a total of 39 credit hours.
  • Eight-week terms allow for accelerated learning.
  • Complete one class at a time.
  • Finish in less than two years.
  • Classes meet on Concordia University Chicago’s River Forest campus near downtown Chicago
  • Get started right away: No GMAT scores are required for admission. Instead we review each individual’s work experience and peer recommendations, among other personal attributes.
  • No application fee.

This program is also available in an online and one-year format.

Testimonial

"I am pursuing my MBA to improve my career—and myself. I also wanted to help my company be more productive. The CUC MBA program fosters business skills and the real-world application of them. On all levels, Concordia University Chicago is helping me achieve these goals—and more! It really has been a life-changing experience."
— Wale Ajayi, JP Morgan