About SCPS


You want more. Pursue it here.

The SCPS experience and adult-focused programs are designed to feed your passion for knowledge and support your drive to succeed.

Academic Programs

SCPS offers a broad, highly relevant array of Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degrees that will equip you for accelerated professional advancement, either in your current field or a new one.

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Continuing Education

Increasingly, employers are looking for more than a degree—they’re looking for skills. Develop the skills you need through certificates and other micro-credentials.

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Partnerships and Centers

Partnerships and Centers

Active partnerships with leading organizations such as The Fraternal Order of Police, Harper College and DePaul’s Labor Education Center broaden your opportunities for new skills, knowledge and credentials.

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A vibrant alumni network

Gain access to DePaul’s global network of more than 201,000 alumni for knowledge, contacts or opportunities.

A pioneer in adult education

DePaul University has offered innovative adult education programs for its entire history. This rich heritage underpins a unique program design and flexible approach that puts your success first.

Your experience has value

​DePaul is one of the few universities that provides the opportunity to translate professional experience into college credit, certification or advanced standing—through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Learn from practicing professionals

You’ll learn from DePaul faculty and industry professionals who bring current, real-world experience and thinking to the classroom, creating a highly relevant and valuable learning experience.