Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Lincoln College provides flexible and accelerated options for career advancement and life-long learning.


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Master of Business Administration     X
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership     X


Graduate Program General Admission Requirements


Prospective students are encouraged to apply as early as possible, but late applications will be considered fully as the College has a rolling admissions policy (no deadline for receiving applications).


General Graduate Admission Criteria


Requirements for all applicants for graduate admission are as follows:

  1. A completed bachelor’s degree from an institution of higher education bearing an accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  2. A cumulative GPA of 2.5
  3. Meet any other requirements as specified by the student’s intended program of study.


Graduate Application Material Requirements


To determine an applicant’s qualifications and to complete a student’s admissions file, the following documentation and information are required:

  • A completed Application for Admission
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions previously attended.
  • A personal statement describing the prospective student’s personal and professional goals and how admission furthers those goals.
  • Any additional materials as stipulated by the applicant’s intended program of study.

For questions regarding the graduate programs, please contact Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Services, Susan Boehler, at [email protected] or (217) 735-7227.


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Master of Business Administration

Lincoln College’s Master of Business Administration degree prepares students to be effective leaders in managing organizational resources, and to function in a socially responsible manner in a diverse, multicultural business environment.

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Lincoln College’s Master of Science in Organizational Leadership is designed to evaluate and analyze the complex understandings of both “leadership” and “organization,” strategic decision making, leading change in an organization, motivating employees, and advancing culture within an organization.