Doctoral Programs

Business Administration

The Concordia University Chicago Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) is designed for professionals who seek professional enrichment and want to focus on real-life business challenges while developing application-oriented research.


Concordia University Chicago’s doctoral programs (EdD and PhD) in leadership focus on knowledge and enlightened perspectives about innovative leadership practices. The overarching curriculum focuses on knowledge management, decision making, conflict and change management, communication, and unique approaches to leadership.

Leadership is in demand in every type of organization and in every country throughout the world. Graduate degrees in leadership are adaptable to a variety of careers in for-profit, not-for-profit, publicly held and government organizations. These specialized degrees are designed for professionals who want to take on leadership roles in their profession, association, or their own business. Leadership degree holders are at a unique advantage because the skills learned and mastered are highly desired and universally appreciated.

Doctoral Specializations in Leadership

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