Prepare yourself, academically and ethically, for your career God has called you towards.

Our comprehensive set of degree programs are designed to help you explore the vocation you’re meant to pursue.

Discover your purpose

Concordia University Chicago offers more than 50 undergraduate degree programs to guide you toward a successful career.

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Accelerated Degree Programs

Advance your career and complete your degree in as little as 16 months*, with the help of flexible scheduling and accelerated courses.

Concordia University Chicago’s Accelerated Degree Program (ADP) is ranked among the 100 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It’s a specialized, individually tailored program with 100 percent online facilitation, which means you can access your education from anywhere in the world and at any time that’s convenient for you. 

Concordia-Chicago’s ADP provides:

  • Degree completion in as little as 16 months*
  • Access to instructors
  • Collaboration with classmates
  • Valuable relationships and support networks beyond graduation
  • Job placement services

*Completion time depends on the number of transfer credits accepted at the time of admission.

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Honors Program

Develop the skills to become an expert in your field, a visionary future leader and a truly compassionate citizen.

The Concordia University Chicago Honors Program offers a rigorous academic atmosphere, both inside and outside the classroom, that will encourage your intellectual curiosity and sense of vocation. Designed for highly motivated and passionate students, this program aims to enhance your undergraduate career by pushing you to use critical thinking in your personal and professional life.

The CUC Honors Program:

  • Student centered
  • Encourages collaboration
  • Promotes community involvement
  • Exposes students to interdisciplinary analysis
  • Is available to both traditional four-year undergraduate and transfer students

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Church Work Programs

Become a part of a community that’s deeply committed to the intellectual and spiritual growth of its members.

Within the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and across the country, Concordia University Chicago is highly regarded for the contributions of its students, graduates and faculty members to the church.

Through excellent academic instruction and an array of internship and service possibilities, we equip aspiring church professionals with the tools to be effective in future ministries.

Concordia-Chicago offers the following LCMS professional programs:

  • Classical Lutheran Educator
  • Deaconess
  • Director of Christian Education (DCE)
  • Director of Parish Music
  • Lutheran Teacher Education (LTE)
  • Pre-Seminary