School of Continuing and Professional Studies > Academics > Graduate Programs > Applied Professional Studies (MA)
The Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies (MA) from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) is for adults who would benefit from a graduate degree program that’s personally relevant with room for flexibility and customization.
Whether you’re a working professional seeking career advancement, a career changer, or a curious learner, our Master’s of Professional Studies will deepen your knowledge, enhance your skills and advance your goals.
Our flexible approach to learning is shaped by your unique needs as an adult learner, with formats designed to fit your busy schedule. We offer options to study full-time or part-time, at night or on weekends online, with some classes offering virtual meetings.
The online Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies (MA) from DePaul’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers small class sizes and is taught by the same award-winning faculty you'll find on campus. Tailored to meet the needs of your busy schedule, you'll achieve the same learning outcomes as in-person classes through collaborative and engaged learning.
For students looking to customize their own area of study by designing an individualized program with specific, academically grounded objectives in an applied professional field.
For students who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of educating adults in professional, academic or community settings.
For students interested in learning to leverage their existing business skills and influence the direction of their organizations and industries.
As a master’s of professional studies student, you’ll complete a common curriculum, along with focus area coursework. Throughout this program, you will:
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