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Welcome Fraternal Order of Police Members

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 New tuition reimbursement procedures are in place during COVID-19. Current students, please contact tuition.reimbursement@chicagopolice.org for the latest information.

The partnership between the FOP and DePaul University

DePaul University has always been proud to call Chicago home. Since DePaul was founded nearly 125 years ago, the city has enriched our classrooms, laboratories and cultural opportunities. In recognition of the university's long-standing partnership with the City of Chicago, DePaul is delighted to announce educational benefits for members of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7.

Members are eligible for a 25% tuition discount on the Master of Legal Studies, the Master of Arts in Professional Studies, the MBA and the Doctorate in Educational Leadership.  A bachelor's degree completion program just for members of the FOP is also offered. 

We are thrilled you are considering DePaul!

Recruitment Underway for Cohort Programs for FOP members

DePaul will continue to offer cohort-style programs just for members of the FOP. Recruitment is underway for these programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program in Business Administration, scheduled to start in March 2022.
  • Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Criminal Law (College of Law), scheduled to start in August 2022.
  • Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies with a focus on Organizational Leadership, with classes starting in  March 2022.

​To learn more, visit the Programs page. To register for an upcoming online information session through the Chicago Police Academy, visit the Events page.  

Why DePaul?

A premier academic reputation. Earn your degree from a university that U.S.News & World Report ranked as one of the “Best National Universities” and “Best Value Universities” in 2021. See how DePaul is highly regarded in many fields.

DePaul degree programs for members of Lodge 7. DePaul has developed customized degree programs tailored to your prior learning, training experiences, interests and intended career path. 

Distinguished faculty. Learn from faculty members with exceptional academic, professional and research backgrounds who understand how to support working adults. You’ll gain hands-on experiences applying the latest theories and best practices in the workplace.

In tune with the needs of CPD employees. DePaul recognizes that maintaining work/life balance is important and taking on a new commitment requires significant consideration. The class schedule will be designed with daytime and evening classes to accommodate the variable scheduling demands of the Chicago Police Department.

A network of successful alumni. There is a reason that Crain’s calls DePaul alumni “the backbone of Chicago business.” Become a member of DePaul’s alumni network, with more than 125,000 members in the Chicago area and 201,000 worldwide.​