Local & Online Education Master's Cohort Programs

 Face-to-Face or Online • 8-Week Courses • Reduced Tuition

Concordia University Chicago is one of the most popular graduate education cohort programs in Illinois. We offer programs both online and face-to-face in many locations across the state.


  • Classes meet one night a week, same night for the entire program
  • Earn same degree online as on campus
  • One course completed every 8 weeks
  • Transfer credits considered


  • 17% to 28% tuition discount
  • Financial aid & "pay as you go" plans are available
  • Discounted tuition is guaranteed for the length of the program

Master's Programs Offered

Fall 2016 Cohort Locations

  • Marquette Park/Near South Side
  • River Forest
  • Lombard/Villa Park
  • North CPS
  • Orland Park/Tinley Park
  • Plainfield
  • Rockford
  • St. Charles/Batavia

Want to learn more?

We have scheduled upcoming information meetings about our off-campus and online Master's degree programs from Concordia University Chicago. At these meetings, we will discuss the application process, financial aid, payment plans, and any specific questions you may have.

Find an upcoming Information Meeting

Ready to apply to a program?

Please view our Student Information Packet where you can find detailed information about the programs including our step-by-step admission process, program requirements, and course descriptions. If you have questions, please call us at (708) 957-5994 or email us.

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Accredited Education Programs


Concordia University Chicago is and has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association since 1950.

Concordia University Chicago's MA in Curriculum and Instruction, ESL endorsement, is nationally recognized by TESOL through the NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) program review process.

Concordia-Chicago’s education programs received their first recognition by NCATE in 1962 and the colleges in which they are housed have been continually accredited since that time.

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