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Graduate Degrees

SCPS offers three 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

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

Applied Technology (MSAT): For students who want to develop a highly focused set of applied technologies skills and learn how to help organizations connect their technical and social systems with one another

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

  • Complete an online application
  • Upload your resume
  • Interview with a faculty mentor
  • Provide official transcripts from each institution attended
    • Email:
    • 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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