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School of Public Service Graduate Programs

DePaul meets you where your interests are and helps you see what is possible.

Our focus is you. The world’s problems are complex and now, more than ever, we need individuals who are bold enough to want to solve these issues. We are always innovating to meet the needs of our students. Evening classes are offered at the Loop Campus, while online degree options are available for certain graduate programs. Opportunities for study abroad courses are offered to enrich our graduate programs.

  • MPA

    Public Administration

    Designed for individuals interested in leadership roles within local, state or federal government, with a unique approach to learning, research and service so students are prepared for opportunities across multiple sectors.

  • MPP

    Public Policy

    For students interested in public policy with a focus on ethics-based problem-solving, program evaluation and strategic implementation—all in an effort to serve the common good and advance a just society.

  • MPS

    Public Service Management

    Designed for students interested in a broad-based management degree which can be applied across sectors such as healthcare, association management, fundraising and metropolitan planning.

  • MNM

    Nonprofit Management

    Designed for individuals interested in leadership and management of nonprofit organizations and institutions, with a special focus on ethics and advocacy within the nonprofit sector.

  • IPS

    International Public Service

    For students interested in pursuing public service work at the international level, with a cross-sector emphasis so students are ready for positions in international leadership, project management and program analysis.

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