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Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Business Administration

DePaul University is offering the opportunity for students earning an Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science in Business or with equivalent credit hours the ability to complete the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies major in Business Administration on-site at the University Center of Lake County. This degree is offered through DePaul University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SPCPS), a long-standing leader of providing educational opportunities for working adults.

Delivery Method

Face-to-face and online

Admission Requirements

  • AA or AAS in Business from the College of Lake County, or

  • Transfer credit equivalent to an associate’s degree (will be reviewed by SCPS)

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA from last college/university attended

  • Free online application

  • Official transcripts submitted from all previous college/universities

Transfer Policy

  • DePaul will transfer in a maximum of 88 semester hours, 66 of which can be from a community college, AP, IB, CLEP or military credit

  • 50% of major courses must be completed with DePaul University

  • C or higher required for transfer to major courses 

Special Characteristics

  • Articulated curriculum with the College of Lake County to guarantee the transfer of your AA or AAS to DePaul University

  • Discounted tuition rate, 25% lower than the university's undergraduate tuition 

  • Courses taught by DePaul faculty both on-site at the University Center of Lake County and online

  • Flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree on either a part-time or full-time schedule 

  • A cohort model for taking courses, allowing you to establish a network that you'll carry throughout your career 

  • Dedicated advising from SCPS to provide support as you balance work, home and school demands