2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

At the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, lives change. New possibilities emerge. New knowledge is formed. New skills are gained. We exist to serve adult learners and to help our students write energizing new chapters in their personal and professional lives.

For more than a century, Loyola University Chicago has been transforming the trajectory of student lives, driving professional and personal pursuits with high-quality academic offerings and lively learning environments. A forward-thinking, responsive institution, we have designed accredited academic programs to meet market needs and introduced novel online coursework to deliver the flexibility students need. We have emerged a national leader in online education and created spirited learning environments where students develop tangible skills they can apply in the contemporary workplace.

SCPS offers undergraduate programs to propel your career, enrich your life, and power social mobility. 

Whether you’re interested in a career in the digital revolution, IT, business, law, or psychology, SCPS undergraduate programs will develop and enhance your skills in:

  • Effective communication techniques
  • Leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • Information Technologies and digital market trends
  • Faith, civic, and global engagement as well as intercultural dialogue
  • Ethical reasoning, teamwork, and collaboration

With fully online classes and flexible 8-week schedules, you will be able to balance your degree pursuits with your life’s other responsibilities. And with courses led by scholars and active practitioners in their respective fields, you can be assured you will gain the relevant knowledge and practical skills to advance in your career.

Our Mission

Loyola University Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies empowers adult learners through an accessible, impactful and holistic education that positions them for success.

Our applicable programs and flexible formats enable students to advance careers and fulfill personal goals. Guided by Loyola’s Jesuit tradition, SCPS creates a supportive environment that fosters social justice, ethics, and service to others.

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