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Certificate Programs with the School of Public Service

​​The School of Public Service offers six​ graduate certificates:

These certificate programs are designed for emerging professionals to develop planning and analytical skills and bring their careers to the next level. The certificates require students to successfully complete several courses of graduate credit (each course carries four quarter hours) and courses credits are stackable toward a Masters degree with consent of Program Director. They can also be completed by current graduate students to augment a Masters degree. All enrollees must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Current DePaul students can reach out to for enrollment information. 

The School of Public Service additionally offers one undergraduate certificate in Disability Justice, Rights and Policy in collaboration with Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies (PAX). The certificate requires 12 credit hours (3 courses) ​and is available to both non-degree-seeking students and students in other DePaul undergraduate degree programs. Students in undergraduate programs can complete the certificate as part of their elective requirements, typically without any impact on time to degree completion or number of courses.​ Please contact for more information.

If you are not currently a DePaul University student, you must apply to the university as a non-degree seeking student. To learn more about the non-degree seeking student application process, contact the Graduate Admissions Office at (773) 325-7315 or ​​