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Management (MS)

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 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 a total of 13 courses (48 credit hours).

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

Learn from experts with global points of view

Courses are taught by faculty with experience teaching around the world. Daniel Heiser, associate professor and Chair of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, has taught classes in countries including Bahrain, Chile, Czech Republic, China, Finland, Germany, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. He brings global perspectives into the classroom, where he teaches supply chain management and project management.

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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