DePaul University Majors and Programs

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Current Majors and Programs

Communication and Media (BA)

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  • DePaul University’s BA in Communication and Media is designed for students interested in multiple fields of communication.
  • You will learn fundamental communication and critical thinking skills needed to enter jobs across the public, private and non-profit sectors.
  • You will take courses from a variety of programs in the College of Communication and School of Cinematic Arts, including: digital cinema, communication and technology, journalism, organizational communications, public relations and advertising.

Business Administration (BAPS)

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  • DePaul University’s Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies (BAPS) with a major in Business Administration program is designed for adult students who aim to advance to leadership or managerial positions in the workforce.
  • The business administration major offers a practical business curriculum that provides exposure to a variety of functional areas such as: technology, project management, marketing and operations.

Management (MS)

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Learn more about the DePaul Master of Science in Management

The Master of Science in Management (MS) from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business prepares professionals to gain a thorough understanding of business management theory and techniques. This program will prepare you to successfully lead, manage and implement change in a wide range of organizations.

  • Earn your advanced degree from DePaul in just over a year and a half.
  • Never worry about getting into classes. Your Kellstadt advisor will enroll you each quarter and support you throughout the program.
  • Once enrolled, you will be able to access the Kellstadt Career Management Center and take advantage of other DePaul University resources.
  • Upon graduation, join a distinguished alumni network with over 118,000 alumni in the Chicago metro area.

Nursing (RN to MS)

This program is not currently accepting applications. Students interested in future terms should complete the form below for more information.

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  • The bachelor’s portion of the curriculum builds on the strong theoretical and skills preparation in nursing and general education completed by the associate degree prepared RN.
  • The bachelor’s component of the program, leading to the BS in nursing, fulfills professional nursing standards for baccalaureate education in nursing, providing for immediate career mobility and seamlessly transitions into an accelerated path to the master’s degree by offering six double-counted, graduate-level courses.
  • The master’s component of the program prepares practicing nurses to meet the core expectations of graduate education in nursing and to assume the role of a nurse educator, family nurse practitioner, or adult gerontology nurse practitioner.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements vary by program

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Take your first step toward earning a bachelor’s degree at the University Center by requesting information. A University Center representative will reach out to review your academic goals and create a customized University Center plan.