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The graduate Interdisciplinary Self-Designed Program is a unique, highly flexible graduate program designed to meet the academic and professional goals of our students through individualized graduate courses. As a program in the graduate division of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences of DePaul University, we are committed to excellence, and to assisting all of our students to enhance their ability to succeed professionally.

The size and quality of our graduate program allows the experience to be flexible and thus to be tailored to the specific needs of individual students. We offer a wide-range of courses in the social sciences, humanities, education and business to provide maximum customization while maintaining high standards.

Go beyond traditional academic and professional training programs

Graduating from an Interdisciplinary Self-Designed Program at DePaul indicates that you possess specialized knowledge not available in traditional graduate programs. Our program attracts a wide variety of bright, talented students with its individualized but academically rigorous curriculum and its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to graduate studies.

Our students are full-time and part-time, and are drawn from all over the world seeking a customized program of graduate study. We believe that you know your desired academic and professional goals. We are committed to helping you achieve these goals.​