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School of Public Service​​

School of Public Service
School of Public Service

Are you driven to make the world a better place?

DePaul is the institution where doers and future difference-makers develop the skills and connections they need to turn vision into reality.

Our mission is to educate public service and nonprofit leaders.

For nearly 50 years, a degree in public service at DePaul has fueled successful careers in government agencies and nonprofit organizations by emphasizing critical thinking, communication skills and hands-on experience.


Degree Options

Flexibility and choice to meet your needs and dreams, regardless of where you are in your journey.

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Community Impact

The DePaul School of Public Service (SPS) is connected to two vital mission-driven organizations.

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Student Experience

Join a diverse but like-minded community of passionate learners shaping a better world.

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SPS Faculty

An interdisciplinary mix of full-time and adjunct faculty, all thought leaders and experts in their fields.

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Our Alumni Network

Nearly 2,800 SPS alumni and counting are making a difference around Chicago and the world.

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Experience SPS for yourself at our next admission event.

Admission events are a great way to get a direct sense of what DePaul's SPS is all about—meet faculty members, explore academic opportunities and learn about our unique learning philosophy and environment.

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