DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
The part-time MBA program has been ranked in the top 10 nationally 14 times by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools." Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review ranked DePaul's graduate program among the top 20 nationally among more than 2,000 schools surveyed for the 2012 edition of Best Schools for Entrepreneurs.
The business school ranked 43rd, earning an A+ for teaching quality and an A for curriculum, in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2011 rankings. DePaul's Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.) program was ranked No. 1 in the country by corporate tax firm heads and M.S.T. alumni in 2012 and 2013 national surveys conducted by JobsInTax.com
The school's career-focused MBA curriculum allows students to tailor their educational experience to meet professional needs by choosing from more than 30 concentrations.
Kellstadt offers part-time evening, full-time and part-time day and weekend MBA programs, as well as online courses.
The school offers 14 specialized master's degrees designed for professionals with specific and focused career paths who are looking to enhance and expand their expertise.
Most Kellstadt departments have active advisory boards comprised of business leaders and successful alumni. The DePaul MBA Association is one of the largest, most active MBA associations in the country, with more than 3,000 members, including both current students and alumni.
A faculty of scholars and distinguished business leaders who have extensive experience teaching working professionals.
A campus in the heart of the financial and business community of Chicago--a city chosen as one of the world's top 10 business hot spots by the Economist Intelligence Unit in 2013.
The average class size at Kellstadt is 24 students, stimulating vibrant discussions and strong relationships between you and your classmates and professors.
Accessible faculty. All classes are taught by faculty members, not teaching assistants.
Learn with a network of others professionals by taking their entire MBA schedule together with their peers.Develop their leadership skills and learn with a network of others professionals by taking their entire MBA schedule together with their peers.
Face-to-Face - Graduate Degree
Evening Cohort MBA
Chicagos only evening MBA offered in an accelerated cohort format, the Evening Cohort MBAprogram gives experienced working professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and learn with a network of others professionals by taking their entire MBA schedule together with their peers. Students who choose this program will take their elective concentration courses in leadership, strategy and change management, preparing them for senior leadership. Completion time is 18 months for most students.
Face-to-Face - Graduate Degree
The Full-time Cohort MBA program is aimed for early career professionals and career changers whose preparation and ability allow them to join this challenging, diverse and rewarding educational cohort experience.
Students who choose this option will take all of their MBA core courses in a lockstep format during the day for the first three quarters of the program. Students in the program will start and finish the required courses as a group. Upon completion of core courses in the fourth academic quarter, students begin taking concentration(s) courses of their choice outside of the cohort format and at their own pace.
The signature DePaul MBA curriculum is the same regardless of delivery format. The Full-time Cohort MBA curriculum includes all of the required courses optimally sequenced to meet prerequisite requirements and prepare students for the next term. Full-time Cohort MBA students take their core courses on weekdays in the cohort structure.
The program is comprised of 18 required courses for a total of 72 quarter hours. Students may be waived from some core courses based on prior academic work. Waiver decisions are made by the admission committee during the admission process. Students are expected to have completed courses in calculus and statistics prior to starting the program.
Students in the Full-time Cohort MBA program will be able to participate in an international study abroad trip as a cohort.
Students in this program can select from any of Kellstadts more than 30 career-focused concentrations that best fit their specific current and future career plans.
- Business: Administration