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COSA Leads partner recognized nationally for online programs

SALEM – Concordia University Chicago was recognized recently as a national leader in online programs, which include the administrator licensure and degree programs offered through COSA. U.S. News & World Report ranked the college on the lists for Best Online Graduate Education Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, and Best Online MBA Programs. The magazine’s rankings were released Jan. 15.

With its CUC partner, COSA Leads supports Oregon school leaders with a rigorous online program offering Preliminary and Professional Administrator licensure, as well as the opportunity to pursue a master’s, educational specialist or doctoral degree. 

“COSA is pleased to bring this quality education program to leaders in Oregon. Concordia Chicago has been an outstanding partner in our work since we started in 2012,” says Krista Parent, COSA’s Director of Executive Leadership and Licensure. “Concordia staff are talented, innovative and leaders in the field. We are lucky at COSA to share in this partnership. Concordia Chicago is well deserving of this national recognition.”

COSA’s mission is to develop and support school leaders. Concordia University Chicago is CAEP-accredited and recognized as a national leader in educational training. Together, they are committed to delivering a program with the highest and most rigorous standards of admission and completion.

U.S. News & World Report evaluated online graduate education programs on factors such as accreditation, accessibility of instructors and student engagement. Concordia University Chicago’s 2019 online program rankings may be viewed at:

For more information, contact Krista Parent, COSA Director of Executive Leadership and Licensure: 541-954-4239 or