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“When I weighed the specifics of the program—the benefits of an on-site program with a streamlined enrollment process and an attractive cost relative to a traditional program—it was an easy decision to enroll.”
--Anthony, MBA 

MBA

Engage in a transformational learning experience that develops the leadership skills you need to face tomorrow’s business challenges. Offered by DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, the two-year DePaul MBA is highly regarded by employers in Chicago and nationwide. Its hands-on approach requires you to put theory into practice, developing new ideas and skills that you can apply immediately. Learn from working professionals and faculty who are frequent consultants as well as thought-leaders. Build a strong personal network across a wide range of fields and industries.

For more information about the MBA, register for an information session or contact kgsb@depaul.edu for a 1:1 advising appointment.

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Master of Arts in Professional Communication

Learn from industry professionals as you gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your communications career.  The accelerated online Master of Arts in Professional Communication prepares you for leadership roles through advanced training in external and internal communication. Elevate your ability to be a purpose-driven, socially responsible executive as you learn to synthesize ideas and solve problems in the workplace in original ways. Offered through DePaul’s College of Communication, the program includes a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

For more information about the MA, register for an information session or contact Wynne Strugatch for a 1:1 advising appointment.

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Microcredential in Cybersecurity

Gain the skills and knowledge to enter one of the fastest-growing employee market segments within the IT industry. As a cybersecurity specialist, you will help direct strategic implementation of best-in-class network and data security for your organization. Learn the essentials about how to design, implement and maintain systems consistent with mitigating risk and preventing attacks. Offered through DePaul’s nationally recognized College of Computing and Digital Media, this graduate-level microcredential is suitable for individuals with technical and non-technical backgrounds.

For more information about the microcredential in cybersecurity, register for an information session or contact Ann Hurley for a 1:1 advising appointment.

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Microcredential in Data Science

Cement your value to the team by developing the technical and analytical expertise to extract meaningful insights from data. Learn to manage and analyze complex data, develop models to support decision-making, and effectively communicate your results to a non-technical audience. This microcredential will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge to interpret the vast amount of data at businesses of any size. Offered through DePaul’s nationally recognized College of Computing and Digital Media, this graduate-level microcredential is suitable for individuals with technical and non-technical backgrounds.

For more information about the microcredential in data science, register for an information session or contact Ann Hurley for a 1:1 advising appointment.

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Bachelor’s Degree Completion with a Major in Business Administration

Capitalize on your past learning while preparing for future leadership roles through the bachelor’s degree completion program offered by DePaul’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS). Earn your bachelor of arts degree with other adult students through a program designed to give you credit for professional and life experience, including prior college courses, workplace learning, certifications and modern languages. Learn from professionals from a wide range of industries who are eager to teach and mentor adults students like you.

For more information about the bachelor’s degree completion program, register for an information session or contact Pat Acerra for a 1:1 advising appointment.

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Non-Cohort Underaduate and Undergraduate Degrees

DePaul offers a range of degrees that span virtually every field. Our programs offer a blend of in-depth study and practical experience. And because we're known nationally for academic excellence, our reputation will enhance yours.

Online Offerings

Some degree programs are offered entirely online. You'll get the same small classes and personal attention DePaul is known for.

Other Learning Opportunities at DePaul

DePaul offers dozens of certificate programs, including project management, social media marketing, financial planning, and big data for business. These programs are offered on campus and online. While they not covered by the 10% tuition discount, they enable you to expand your skill set. See a complete list of certificate offerings in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

The College of Computing and Digital Media also offers certificate programs designed for IT professionals who wish to quickly learn new technologies and upgrade their skills. Review the list of IPD certificate programs.