About Us

School of Continuing and Professional Studies is home to adult learners like you. With blended course formats and prior learning assessment, you won't have to rearrange your life, or finances, to go back to school and obtain your undergraduate degree or certificate. Our accelerated evening, weekend, and online options give you great convenience. Our application-oriented undergraduate degree programs and certificates provide leading-edge knowledge and skills to prepare working professionals for today's dynamic workplace.

In determining the value of your Loyola degree or certificate, we take a holistic approach. Your degree or certificate completion experience is thoughtfully designed around these three pillars: leadership, career success, and meaningful life.

SCPS continues a long tradition of unwavering support for working adults who wish to advance their education. Since 1914, Loyola University Chicago has fulfilled its mission of educational outreach and inclusiveness by offering a wide range of educational options to a diverse community of students and professionals. SCPS continues this mission in the Jesuit tradition by providing a transformative education based on a solid foundation in the liberal arts, with a focus on ethics, social justice and theology.

Our Mission

Loyola University Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies empowers adult learners through an accessible, impactful and holistic education that positions them for success.

Our applicable programs and flexible formats enable students to advance careers and fulfill personal goals. Guided by Loyola’s Jesuit tradition, SCPS creates a supportive environment that fosters social justice, ethics, and service to others.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies prepares students in the Jesuit tradition, based on a foundation of ethics, justice and service. For more information, see: