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Community College and Corporate Cohorts

​​​DePaul University School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers individuals the opportunity to complete their undergraduate degree as a student in one of our community college or corporate cohorts. Students in the cohort enjoy the convenience of taking courses onsite and online in the partner classroom without ever needing to come to one of the DePaul Campuses. Cohort students become DePaul students upon admission, are taught DePaul courses by DePaul instructors, and are provided full access to all DePaul student resources. Click on any of the links below to learn more about each of the programs offered.

DePaul is pleased to offer its Bachelor of Arts Degree completion program in Business Administration onsite at the Chicago Police Academy. See your career advance and set yourself up for success as you major in Business Administration and complete your Bachelor of Arts degree in professional studies. DePaul will help you gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need as a manager, supervisor or administrator in the corporate or nonprofit sectors. Students in this program will earn credit for prior learning and professional training experience through the Chicago Police Academy. And, DePaul’s onsite presence at the academy makes being a student again even more manageable.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Courses taught by DePaul faculty both on-site at the Police Academy and online
  • Flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree on either a part-time or full-time schedule
  • A cohort model for taking courses, allowing you to establish a network that you'll carry throughout your career
  • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands
  • Full membership into the DePaul University community with access to all university student services and benefits

Program includes coursework in:

  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Professional communications
  • Human resources
  • Risk management
  • Workplace law
  • Technology, crime and civic engagement

Student Profile: Interview with Officer Daniel Gonzalez

Program contact:
Leslie Triplett-Bracy
LTRIPLET@depaul.edu
(312) 362-7153
go.depaul.edu/fop

Beginning Fall 2021, DePaul University School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) is offering the opportunity for students earning an Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration or with equivalent credit hours, the ability to complete the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies with a major in Business Administration on the College of Lake County’s campus at the University Center of Lake County (UCLC).

Benefits of the program include:

  • Courses taught by DePaul faculty both on-site at the UCLC in Grayslake, IL and online
  • Flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree on either a part-time or full-time schedule
  • Students may earn credit for professional and life experience through Prior Learning Assessment.
  • A cohort model for taking courses, allowing you to establish a network that you'll carry throughout your academic career
  • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands
  • Full membership into the DePaul University community with access to all university student services and benefits

Program includes coursework in:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Professional Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Workplace Law

Our first cohort at the College of Lake County will begin in Fall 2021 (September).
For more information, visit the DePaul at College of Lake County website.

Program Contact
Cynthia Delgadillo, Assistant Director
Transfer Admission and Adult Enrollment Center
cdelgadi@depaul.edu
(312) 362-6529

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Since 2018, DePaul has been an original partner of the University Center at Harper College. As part of this partnership, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is offering the opportunity for students earning an Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science in Business or with equivalent credit hours the ability to complete the BAPS in Business Administration on Harper’s campus.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Courses taught by DePaul faculty both on-site at the Harper University Center in Palatine, IL and online
  • Flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree on either a part-time or full-time schedule
  • A cohort model for taking courses, allowing you to establish a network that you'll carry throughout your career
  • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands
  • Full membership into the DePaul University community with access to all university student services and benefits

Program includes coursework in:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Professional Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Workplace Law

Cohorts at Harper University Center begin throughout the year.
For more information, visit the DePaul at Harper University Center website.

Program Contact
Heidi Wirth, Assistant Director
Transfer Admission and Adult Enrollment Center
hwirth@depaul.edu
(312) 362-5860

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DePaul University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) offers a Bachelor of Arts degree completion program with a major in Business Administration to employees from its corporate education partners. Students will complete courses with other adult students as part of the Corporate Partner Cohort (CPC). Students typically take two courses per quarter, which is a part-time schedule, and with guidance from their academic advisor, students may choose to take additional courses.  The number of courses a student transfers and the amount of credit hours taken each quarter will determine the length of the program.

This program is currently offered online. Chicago-based students may be able to select courses with in-person, campus-based instruction. All students may choose to finish the degree-completion program online.

Benefit of the program include:

    • Courses taught by DePaul faculty
    • Flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree on either a part-time or full-time schedule
    • A cohort model for taking courses, allowing you to establish a network that you'll carry throughout your academic career
    • Students may earn credit for professional and life experience through Prior Learning Assessment.
    • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands
    • Full membership into the DePaul University community with access to all university student services and benefits

Program includes coursework in:

      • Project Management
      • Leadership
      • Professional Communications
      • Human Resources
      • Risk Management
      • Workplace Law

Program Information
adultenrollment@depaul.edu

Building on the partnership between Harold Washington College and DePaul University, students earning an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Management/Marketing through the Aon Apprenticeship Program are eligible for guaranteed admission to DePaul University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies, a long-standing leader in providing educational opportunities for working adults.

Benefits of the partnership program include:

  • Guaranteed acceptance of credit earned in the approved Harold Washington A.A.S. degree curriculum for Aon Apprenticeship participants
  • Flexibility to choose between online or evening classes at the DePaul Loop Campus to create a schedule that works for you
  • Ability to complete a Computing or Business Administration bachelor's degree in as little as 24months
  • Students may earn credit for professional and life experience through Prior Learning Assessment.
  • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands
  • Full membership into the DePaul University community with access to all university student services and benefits

Program includes coursework in:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Professional Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Workplace Law

Program Contact: Oscar Cid del Prado
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admission
Phone: (312)362-8300
Email:admission@depaul.edu

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