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Continuing and Professional Education

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About CPE

DePaul University Continuing and Professional Education (DePaul CPE) provides adult students with the latest knowledge and practical insights to enhance their professional development and advance their careers. The university's close connections and extensive network of instructors and business professionals in the Chicago region allow students to learn from experienced professionals who incorporate the latest theories with established knowledge.
Students can choose from the many programs DePaul CPE offers in the following areas, including:
  • Financial Planning
  • Human Resources and Training
  • Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Law
Courses range from three-hour seminars to 180-hour certificate programs and take place on all DePaul campuses, as well as onsite at partner organizations. We also direct students to other adult education opportunities throughout the university.

The format and flexibility of our courses meet the needs of today's adult learners and are designed to fit into demanding schedules. DePaul CPE offers in-person classes, online courses, and programs that are a combination of both. These diverse course platforms allow adult professionals to choose a learning style that works best for them.