MBA Specialization On Campus Online

Leadership and Change Management

12 months
710 USD/credit 22720 USD/year
710 USD/credit 22720 USD/year
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Concordia University Chicago's MBA specialization in Leadership and Change Management will build the business fundamentals you need to advance your career while focusing on leading people and organizations. 


The courses are designed to help students understand the value of an array of leadership theories, the intercultural impact of leadership practice, and the intricacies of facilitating strategic change. 

Students in the Leadership and Change Management program from Concordia University of Chicago develop servant leadership, interpersonal, and influencing skills to effectively shape group change. Graduates will successfully champion systemic change while achieving their organization’s mission.

Specialization Outcomes

  • Correlate and critique global mentoring, training, and coaching practices to specific organizational leadership challenges and the impact on the business and stakeholders.
  • Examine and evaluate transformational leadership strategies and techniques to promote capacity, sustainability, and renewal at all levels of the organization.
  • Explore and evaluate how leadership styles impact global face-to-face and virtual organizations through effective use of communication and technology to inform strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Analyze and synthesize descriptions and conditions for diagnosing organizational change culture, agenda, processes, and practices providing management the guidance to execute and lead organizational change.

Career Possibilities

  • Executive leadership: CEO, CMO, COO
  • Entrepreneur/Small-business owner
  • Human resource manager
  • Global manager
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Leader as Trainer, Mentor and Coach
  • Leader Development
  • Leadership Communication and Decision Making
  • Agents of Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission: Apply online.
  • Objective Statement
  • Provide information on your future educational goals and/or objectives and their relationship to pursuing graduate work at Concordia University Chicago. This is part of the online application.
  • Transcripts
  • Provide one official, sealed transcript from each institution through which a degree was earned.
  • International Transcripts
  • Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts course-by-course evaluations fromWES (World Education Services) ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators), or AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letters should be from individuals able to comment on the applicant's academic proficiency, personal character and competence and effectiveness in professional work.
  • Prerequisite credit
  • Program specific requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for River Forest

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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