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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 June 15
Winter December 1 October 15
Spring March 1 January 15
Summer June 1 April 15

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.


The median salary for Management graduates was $60,000.

Learn from experts with global points of view

Courses are taught by faculty with experience teaching around the world. Lori Cook, associate professor in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship, has taught in countries including Bahrain, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Panama and Taiwan. She brings global perspectives to her operations management and project management courses.

Alumni Network

You’ll be connected to nearly 70,000 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 122,500 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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