College of Business > Academics > Custom MBA
Create your own MBA program with a customized focus. The Custom MBA is ideal if you want to combine core Master of Business Administration coursework with electives tailored to the precise skill set you need to advance in your career.
Study in the heart of Chicago—we’re located in the Loop, in the city’s business district. Chicago is home to 400 major corporate headquarters, including approximately 35 Fortune 500 companies, many of which are in walking distance of campus.
Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.
You’ll take MBA core courses and seven to nine electives.
The DePaul MBA was ranked Tier One in North America in CEO Magazine’s 2017 global business school rankings
of 2018 Custom MBA graduates were employed, continuing their education or serving in the military within six months of graduation
Learn from experts like Professor Neal Outland whose teaching philosophy revolves around posing the right questions rather than providing a multitude of answers. He is the winner of the 2017 Illinois Space Grant Fellowship and has worked on two NASA-funded projects with DePaul faculty to understand the individual qualities necessary of future astronauts.
“DePaul’s Custom MBA program equipped me with the ability to select courses of my interest, to understand interconnections between different business functions, and gave me a holistic picture of business.”
Interact with accomplished peers and join a strong network of more than 65,000 DePaul business alumni. In addition, you’ll be connected to the more than 180,000 DePaul University alumni across colleges, of which 116,000 are right here in the Chicago area.
Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.
For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at
(312) 362-8810 or
We’ll send you the full online viewbook with information about the degree, admission requirements and upcoming info sessions. Let’s get started.