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Graduate Degrees

Looking to earn a graduate degree where you can customize your program? DePaul's School of Continuing and Professional Studies provides flexible, real world programs for the next phase of your professional education. SCPS offers two graduate programs and two graduate-level certificates.

Graduate Degrees

Applied Professional Studies (MAAPS): For students looking to customize their own area of study guided by a graduate framework, focus area in Organizational Leadership available

Educating Adults (MAEA): For students who want to further explore the field of educating adults by building their knowledge and skills in assessment, design, facilitation and practice-based inquiry

Graduate Certificates

Certificate in Educating Adults: Comprised of three graduate level courses centered on designing, assessing, and facilitating adult learning in various settings

Certificate in Liberal Learning for Professionals: Four intensive graduate level courses focused in areas of agency, collaboration, flexibility and inquiry

Graduate Admission

  • Schedule and attend a Graduate Information Session
  • Complete an online application
  • Upload your resume
  • Interview with a faculty mentor
  • Provide official transcripts from each institution attended
    • Email:
    • Phone: 312-362-5744
    • Mail:
      DePaul SCPS Graduate Program Admission
      14 E. Jackson Boulevard Suite 1400
      Chicago, Illinois 60604
  • Applications are reviewed on a revolving basis by the Graduate Admission Committee. After an initial review, you will be contacted for a brief interview to help you decide how the program fits your learning goals.

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