Since 1972, DePaul has demonstrated its commitment to working professionals with innovative programs to support lifelong learning for adults. Whether you are completing your degree or looking to advance your career, DePaul has a program that fits, spanning a wide range of undergraduate degree, graduate degree and continuing education offerings. This is a sample of all
graduate programs offered at DePaul.
The BS in Accountancy provides students a foundation of knowledge in management, finance, marketing, business law and technology, while preparing to sit for the CPA exam.
The MS in Accountancy student gains a solid understanding of a variety of business disciplines to be a proficient, industry-ready accountant.
The Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner certificate is designed for registered nurses and provides the coursework and skills to sit for the certification exam.
The Advanced Data Science with Python certificate covers advanced data science techniques using Python and how to apply them in different domains.
The Advanced Python certificate program covers principles of object-oriented programming, design patterns, and meta-programming in Python.
The Advanced SQL certificate program covers advanced Structured Query Language (SQL).
The Analytics certificate is to develop and improve technical and quantitative skills for the analysis of large datasets and gain experience using data-mining software.
The BA in Applied Behavioral Science for Adult Students is designed for students with an Associate's degree seeking a career in human services and other related fields.
The MS in Applied Mathematics provides students the expertise to use various tools and methods to support quantitative analysis used for strategic decision-making.
The MA in Applied Professional Studies for Adult Students allows students to design and study personally-relevant topics not served by existing graduate programs.
The certificate in Applied Statistics program requires successful completion of six courses in Applied Statistics.
The MS in Applied Statistics focuses on the ability to research, analyze, interpret data and also explores how to tackle problems of statistical design, analysis and control.
The MS in Applied Technology for Adult Students deepens understanding and knowledge for improving the interface between technology and humanity in organizational systems.
The Artificial Intelligence for Enterprise certificate program covers artificial intelligence for IT professionals and business leaders.
The MS in Audit and Advisory Service provides students practical, advanced auditing skills to excel in a public accounting firm or corporate internal audit department.
The Automated Software Testing certificate program covers software testing strategies and tools as well as techniques for software test automation.
The Big Data Using Spark certificate program covers Apache Spark and how it fits with Big Data.
The Big Data and NoSQL certificate program covers popular NoSQL databases and how they fit with big data.
BS in Biological Sciences students take a year of introductory biology, a genetics course, a biostatistics course and offers students seven different concentrations.
The Building an Effective Marketing Plan certificate program provides a review of the elements of marketing and examines how each element fits into the overall business plan.
The BS in Business Administration offers a variety of courses, giving you the opportunity to learn about fields such as entrepreneurship, management, economics and marketing.
The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) prepares graduates with the skills and knowledge to accelerate career advancement in higher education or the corporate world.
The MBA program provides a transformational learning experience that develops the leadership skills you need to face the business challenges of tomorrow.
The BA in Business Administration for Adult Students delivers knowledge and skills for corporate and nonprofit settings with a focus on managerial and supervisory positions.
The Business Analyst certificate studies policies, operations, and structure of an organization and prepares students for the Certified Business Analysis Professional exam.
The MS in Business Information Technology provides students the core principles of business and technology in corporations, health care institutions and government agencies.
The Business Writing and Grammar Essentials seminar features exercises to sharpen your grammar, punctuation, and word choices, so your writing will be more professional.
The MA/PhD in Clinical Psychology is a combined degree for students intending to earn the PhD. The program emphasizes training in both scientific research and practice.
The Cloud Computing Technologies certificate provides a high-level overview of the principles, methods, and technologies of cloud computing.
The BA in Communication and Media provides students the fundamental communication and critical thinking skills needed to enter jobs in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
The Community Development inter-disciplinary certificate program offers skills in organization planning, leadership development, and program evaluation.
The PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) offers an opportunity to pursue computing-related research that will advance state-of-the-art knowledge.
The BS in Computer Science provides essential training in the foundations of computing, data storage and information processing.
MS in Computer Science graduates are excellent programmers, capable of programming front-end web and mobile applications, as well as back-end services.
The BA in Computing for Adult Students is designed for students who seek to advance their careers in a range of fields involving computer and networking technologies.
The Consumer Behavior seminar explores the value of understanding consumer trends and techniques in ways that bring value to your business.
Content Marketing Strategy certificate provides brand, product, and service information before interaction with an organization to transform brand awareness into purchases.
The MA/MEd in Counseling produces skilled leaders in three specialty areas, all accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Educational Programs (CACREP).
The BA in Criminology provides students the analytical, research and organizational skills needed to improve the criminal legal system for both victims and offenders.
The Critical Ethnic Studies Graduate certificate program introduces students to critical race theory and social movements through an intersectional approach.
The EdD in Curriculum Studies program prepares students to develop curriculum at the building, community or state level or take a faculty position in higher education.
The PhD in Curriculum Studies prepares students to work for educational excellence and focuses on curriculum in the context of sociocultural and political environments.
The Customer Relationship Management certificate analyzes key decision variables of customer satisfaction and brand loyalty in B2C, B2B and B2B2C environments.
The BS in Cybersecurity prepares students to manage an organization's computer, information and network security, and develop a solid information technology infrastructure.
The MS in Cybersecurity prepares students to design, implement and maintain systems to support security policy and network architecture to mitigate risk and future attacks.
The Data Analytics with Excel and Tableau certificate program covers advanced Microsoft Excel and Tableau for statistical modeling and data analytics.
The MS in Data Science provides students with the technical knowledge and computational skills for a successful career in big data analytics.
The Data Science for Business certificate program covers data science and big data principles and techniques for IT professionals and business decision-makers.
The Data Science: Programming with Python certificate program covers Python language fundamentals and how to use Python for data analysis.
The BA in Decision Analytics for Adults provides students a foundation of knowledge in the collection, analysis and communication of complex and dynamic data sets.
The DevOps certificate program covers DevOps and continuous delivery, for IT professionals and software developers.
The Developmental Therapist credential coursework is for early childhood educators interested in working with very young children with disabilities and their families.
The MA in Digital Communication and Media Arts prepares students to use new technology to perform, persuade and communicate in a digital environment.
The graduate certificate in Digital Humanities program provides hands-on knowledge and guided experience with DH projects, tools, and methods.
Digital Marketing Fundamentals certificate teaches the terminology and strategy for internet search, web analytics, mobile marketing, social media, and digital advertising.
The Digital Marketing Strategy certificate program teaches search engine marketing, social media, content marketing, and data analytics to optimize marketing activities.
MA/MEd in Early Childhood Education graduates can pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) with an Early Childhood Education (birth?grade 2) endorsement.
The MA/MEd in Educating Adults for Adult Students is designed for people working formally or informally in diverse settings, supporting the practice of adult learning.
The EdD in Educational Leadership focuses on the human, organizational, political, social and technical systems of educational institutions.
MA/MEd in Educational Leadership students learn to shape and inform policy, collaborate with stakeholders, build consensus, and be accountable for strategic outcomes.
The Effective Presentation and Communication Skills certificate teaches students skills and techniques to become more effective presenter by improving delivery skills.
MA/MEd in Elementary Education graduates can pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) with an Elementary Education (grades 1?6) endorsement.
The Emergency Management Administration graduate certificate explores the conceptual elements of emergency preparedness and practical implementation of emergency management.
The four-course certificate in Exceptionality provides a foundation in Special Education to those interested to expand their understanding of various types of disabilities.
The Family Nurse Practitioner certificate is designed for registered nurses and provides the coursework and skills needed to sit for the certification exam.
The BA in Finance will provide students a solid foundation in financial management and an understanding of public and private financial processes and financial markets.
The MS in Finance prepares students to develop strategic financial objectives, improve investment decisions, manage corporate risk and seize new business opportunities.
The Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Professionals course provides the basic tools and concepts of operational financial management and an overview of accounting methods.
The Financial Planning certificate program covers financial planning, including insurance, investments, income tax, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.
The Foundations in Human Resources certificate provides Human Resources knowledge to prepare for the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification exam.
The Fundamentals of R certificate focuses on developing an understanding of R, the R environment and relevant packages to promote student exploration of the R ecosystem.
The GMAT Prep course prepares students to succeed on the GMAT, the qualification exam for MBA programs.
The Geographic Information Systems undergraduate and graduate certificate provides sophisticated education in GIS, remote sensing and cartography.
The Global Health graduate certificate prepares professionals to work with communities to prioritize and investigate health concerns to achieve lasting social change.
The Google Analytics Certificate Prep course prepares students to earn Google Analytics Certification.
The Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance certificate focuses on enterprise-level information security risk management, IT audit and regulatory compliance.
The Grant Writing certificate program is designed for those seeking a thorough grounding in the art and science involved in writing successful grant proposals.
The Health Care Administration certificate provides the skills to understand and influence the processes through which organizations provide health care opportunities.
The Health Care Compliance certificate provides an understanding of complex health care regulations and policies, as well as quality of care, fraud, waste and abuse issues.
The MS in Health Informatics prepares students to implement and support IT solutions for health care services delivery and health information management.
The certificate in Health Law and Compliance, developed with Dignity Health, familiarizes healthcare professionals with the most significant principles in health law and policy.
The BS in Health Sciences prepares students for healthcare professions by combining biomedical instruction with an understanding of how societal factors impact health.
The BA in Healthcare for Adult Students is designed for working adults seeking to advance their careers in healthcare or redirect their careers to the healthcare area.
The MS in Human-Computer Interaction prepares students to ideate, design, implement and evaluate information and communication technologies (ICTs) for end users.
The MS in Human Resources prepares graduates with the skills and knowledge to manage all core HR functions.
The Human Resources Competencies course teaches knowledge the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) believes prepares HR professionals for certification and success.
The IB four-part course provides a deep understanding of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and prepares participants for certification as IB educators.
The MS in Information Systems focuses on integrating business and technical emphasis on the development, management and planning of information systems.
The BS in Information Technology provides skills related to the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of an organization's computing technologies.
The Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) certificate provides a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals to build a communication strategy for your organization.
The IB certificate provides a deep understanding of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and prepares participants for certification as IB educators.
The International Studies certificate is designed to provide students with key competencies in critical thinking, research and data gathering in international contexts.
The Introduction to SQL certificate program provides an in-depth introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL).
The Jacobs & Stone Multichannel Marketing certificate program teaches the latest strategies, tools and techniques in direct, interactive, digital and database marketing.
Josei Toda's Educational Philosophy and Practice course introduces students to the biography, educational ideas, practices and addresses key terms in the Toda pedagogy.
The MA in Journalism graduate receives not only an academic understanding of journalism but also gains a solid professional network and robust portfolio to show employers.
The LSAT Prep course covers the four major components of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), the required exam for people planning to apply to law school.
Course teaches how to create verbal and written union communications, improve public speaking skills, and how to run effective meetings using Parliamentary Procedure.
The Language Proficiency certificate offers intermediate and advanced language proficiency to compete in today?s global workplace.
The Juris Doctor (JD) prepares students for legal practice with theoretical instruction for cutting edge legal problems and creative approaches to practical skills training.
The BA in Leadership Studies for Adult Students focuses on effective leadership, communication, change management, the role of technology and globalization in governance.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management certificate provides knowledge to improve company performance and prepare for the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional exam.
The MS in Business Analytics provides students the necessary techniques to turn complex data into solutions that drive business decisions for a wide range of industries.
The Machine Learning and Deep Learning certificate program covers machine learning and deep learning for IT professionals.
The BS in Management program provides an overview of business operations, including techniques to strategically align the human, technology and financial assets of a firm.
The MS in Management provides a thorough understanding of management theory and techniques to successfully lead, manage and implement change in a wide range of organizations.
The BS in Management Information Systems provides students both the business and technological foundations of information systems management.
The BS in Marketing deepens understanding of how marketing delivers value to customers and businesses including analyzing and solving market problems.
The MS in Marketing program focuses on marketing strategy, consumer trends and data analysis, and business communications through the use of hands-on marketing scenarios.
Marketing Return on Investment (ROI) seminar teaches ways to define and use ROI to solve business problems and ensure that marketing investments are measurable.
The Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) program is for professionals who do not seek to practice law, but encounter legal issues and would benefit from specialized legal knowledge.
The Masters Entry to Nursing Practice (MENP) program is for college graduates who want to become nurses. Graduates are eligible for the RN licensure examination (NCLEX-RN).
The Certificate in Mathematics for Community College Teaching is to fortify the MAMEd degree for students who wish to teach at the community college level.
The Metropolitan Planning and Development Graduate Certificate program provides students with a perspective on the institutions of municipal and metropolitan planning.
The Modern .NET Web Development certificate program covers web development with Microsoft .NET technologies.
The BS in Network Engineering and Security focuses on the theory and practice of designing, deploying and managing both wired and wireless networks technologies.
The MS in Network Engineering and Security trains professionals to meet industry demands for innovative network designs.
The Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) prepares students for leadership position in the nonprofit world or even ready them to start their own nonprofit organization.
The BA in Nonprofit Management for Adult Students builds knowledge and skills for application in nonprofit settings, especially within supervisory and managerial positions.
The RN to MS provides registered nurses the skills and credentials needed to become a nurse administrator, nurse educator or nurse practitioner.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program gives students the leadership, business and research skills to work with health care providers, administrators and researchers.
The Paralegal Studies certificate program is a rigorous program focusing on the practical skills and legal fundamentals needed to succeed as a paralegal.
This workshop introduces the skills of Level I Trainers (L1T) for Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, a nationally recognized, evidence-based parent management program.
The Practical Internet Marketing certificate is a hands-on program that covers the best practices of internet marketing for small businesses and nonprofits.
The Predictive Analytics certificate program provides working knowledge of application and interpretation of advanced techniques used in the field of predictive analytics.
The Professional Business Writing certificate is designed to improve business writing skills and teach how to write more effectively.
The Professional in Human Resources certificate prepares for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam.
The Project Management certificate explores the complete project management life cycle, from project initiation, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing.
The Project Management graduate certificate uses a cross-disciplinary approach to explore the appropriate development methodology to assure a successful IT implementation.
The BA in Psychology is for students to learn psychological theories and research methodologies, as well as gain an understanding of both scientific and applied psychology.
The BS in Psychology program is for students that desire to gain a deeper scientific understanding of psychology, studying neuroscience, or pursue a pre-health career path.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) provides management skills for public sector leadership including organizational leadership, finance and public policy design.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) provides a collaborative, applied approach to public health, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention to vulnerable populations.
The Master of Public Policy gives students the skills, experience and analytical tools to shape governmental policies that influence our local, regional and national agendas.
The BA in Public Relations and Advertising provides students a solid understanding of public relations and advertising theories and practices.
The MA in Public Relations and Advertising prepares students for public relations, advertising and communications fields with a focus on digital, social and traditional media.
The Master of Public Service Management provides broad-based management skills needed by nonprofit, governmental agencies, higher education and the health care industry.
The Certificate in Publishing can broaden and strengthen the preparation of graduate and students-at-large seeking to work in the publishing industry.
The MS in Real Estate delivers the skills necessary to launch or enhance a career in real estate investment analysis and finance including projects with Chicago companies.
The SQL Server Business Intelligence certificate program covers analysis services, integration services, and reporting services using Microsoft SQL Server 2019.
The SQL Server Database Administration certificate program covers database administration using Microsoft SQL Server 2019.
The Search Engine Marketing certificate deepens understanding of online search strategies and techniques used to drive traffic to company websites for profit and growth.
The Search Engine Optimization (SEO) seminar provides an overall understanding of the search engine landscape and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
MA/MEd in Secondary Education graduates can pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) with Secondary Education (grades 5-12) endorsement in nine content areas.
The Six Sigma Black Belt certificate program provides the training that prepares experienced Six Sigma practitioners for a Black Belt certificate.
The Social & Cultural Foundations in Education certificate is for graduate students to study the foundations of education and educational policy from critical perspectives.
The Social Media Marketing certificate teaches the fundamentals of social media marketing including integrating social networks into digital and offline marketing programs.
The Social Media Marketing seminar teaches how to use "social media" to enhance your business or career and gain a better understanding of the benefits of social media.
The Social Research graduate certificate familiarizes students with the choices they can make in designing social science research and help with research tools selection.
The Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares students for advanced social work, with attention to professional ethics, respect for human rights and the dignity of all people.
The MS in Software Engineering focuses on the processes, methodologies, techniques, and tools of developing high-quality software systems in a cost-effective manner.
MA/MEd in Special Education graduates can pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) or an add on LBS1 endorsement.
The Strategic Writing and Advancement for Nonprofits graduate certificate is designed for entry or advancement in the nonprofit marketing and communication industry.
Sustainable Urban Food Systems graduate certificate students study policies, theories and practices contributing to current developments in sustainable urban food systems.
The MS in Taxation is structured to enhance understanding and analysis of complex tax statutes, tax regulations, related cases and rulings, and the Internal Revenue Code.
The Teaching English in Two-Year Colleges graduate certificate is to prepare prospective teachers of introductory English and Humanities in community college settings
The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages graduate certificate prepares students to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adult learners.
Translation and Interpreting undergraduate certificate students can choose from one of two tracks: Translation or Interpreting.
This certificate program is designed for individuals who are interested in studying value-creating education for global citizenship without the need for a full degree.
The Women's and Gender Studies graduate certificate program is available both to non-degree seeking students and to students in other DePaul graduate degree programs.
The iOS Developer certificate program covers iOS development for Apple devices, including iPhone and iPad, for IT professionals and software developers.