College of Graduate Studies

The College of Graduate Studies (CGS) is the largest of Concordia-Chicago’s five colleges, with 54 full time professors and 300 adjuncts. Our 3,000-plus students are enrolled in 38 master, doctoral and non-degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies is composed of the following departments:

  • Department of Literacy and Early Childhood
  • Department of Leadership
  • Department of Research and Doctoral Studies
  • Department of Teaching, Learning, and Diversity
  • Division of Human Services

The College of Graduate Studies is inspired by our mission in higher education:

  • Fill emerging needs in the educational marketplace
  • Initiate new educational endeavors
  • Serve long-established educational needs for graduate degree completers and lifelong learners
  • Offer educational opportunities via ground based, cohort, online, or blended/hybrid formats
  • Continue relevant educational services through innovation, strong faculty instruction, and leadership

We invite you to learn more about the programs offered through the College of Graduate Studies.