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Management (MBA)

Management (MBA)
Management (MBA)

Organize, lead and direct others in the workplace

With an MBA in Management from DePaul, you’ll be prepared for professional opportunities across industries. In the program, you’ll focus on self-awareness, leadership development, teamwork, project management and managing others.

Depending on your goals, you’ll choose courses that prepare you for

  • Coaching and talent development
  • Consulting
  • Leadership and change management
  • Managing human capital
  • Supply chain management
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Study and work in the heart of Chicago

With DePaul’s location in the heart of Chicago’s business district, you’ll have easy access to industries seeking management professionals. Businesses like Accenture, Allstate, McKinsey & Company, CDW, Navistar and Exelon offer numerous opportunities for graduates seeking management roles.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 15 August 15
Winter December 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer June 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.

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Required Courses

You’ll take 11 MBA core courses and five electives.

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of MBA graduates were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation.


The median reported salary for MBA graduates was $86,000.

Learn from faculty who are leaders in management

Our faculty help their students create business plans, identify innovative business ideas and develop management strategies and techniques. Study innovation and design thinking with experts like Professor Lisa Gundry. Her research on the ways leaders and managers drive innovation in organizations shows the importance of building and sustaining creative teams that design solutions and pursue opportunities for change.

“My goal in getting my MBA was to transition into management consulting. DePaul allowed me to customize my degree and focus on the knowledge and skills I needed to pursue that path.”

Daniel (MBA ’14)

Management Consultant, CGN Global
Daniel, DePaul Management MBA alum  

Alumni Network

You’ll be connected to over 74,000 DePaul business alumni and fellow program alumni who have gone on to leadership roles at firms such as Grainger, JLL, 3M and Northern Trust.

Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

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.
Weekend MBA for busy working professionals. Take classes two Saturdays per month with flexible online coursework.


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.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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