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Management (MS)


Management (MS)

Essential managerial skills for any industry you choose

For early career professionals from non-business backgrounds, the MS in Management prepares you to gain a thorough understanding of management theory and techniques. With a master’s in Management from DePaul, you’ll learn to successfully lead, manage and implement change in a wide range of organizations.

Focus areas include

  • Project management
  • Human resources
  • Marketing and sales
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Take classes in the heart of Chicago’s business district

Chicago is home to approximately 35 Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of national and local companies, startups and non-profits. You’ll have countless opportunities to network with Chicago companies like Aon, McDonald’s, Walgreens, Motorola and United Airlines.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

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

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Required Courses

You’ll take a total of 13 courses (48 credit hours).

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of reporting 2016 graduates were employed within six months of graduation


The reported average salary of 2016 MS Management graduates was $85,628

Study with faculty who are leaders in management

Management program faculty help their students create business plans, identify innovative business ideas and develop management strategies and techniques. Learn from faculty who are experts in the changing landscape of business globalization, such as Professor Bin Jiang. With 20 years of experience working in China, Jiang regularly leads students on study abroad trips to China to help them learn firsthand about the impact of the Chinese economy and the challenges of transnational flow of goods and services.

Alumni Network

You’ll be connected to more than 65,000 DePaul business alumni and fellow program alumni who have gone on to leadership roles at firms such as Aon, Grainger, and Northern Trust. In addition, you'll have opportunities to network with 116,000 fellow DePaul University alumni who are currently living and working in the Chicago area.


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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