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School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS)

Loyola student and faculty Maggie Ozan-Rafferty talking to her class of students

SCPS is transforming teaching through the Instructional Design Programs at Loyola. LEARN MORE

At Loyola University Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), lives change. New possibilities emerge. New knowledge is formed. New skills are gained. We exist to serve adult learners and to help our students write energizing new chapters in their professional lives.

Now is the time to take the first step in your career growth. And we can be your encouraging ally.

Highlights - Flexibility


On your time

Success and convenience are the hallmarks of an SCPS education.

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Highlights - Financing


Ensuring Access

From financial aid to multiple available scholarships, SCPS creates opportunities for students.

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Highlights - Outcomes


Unlocking New Realities

SCPS students turn their lives in exciting new directions.

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Best Online Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Top 10

Best Online Bachelor's Degree in Business (tie)

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Best Online Bachelor's Degree


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Our Community

Kesley Richardson, Loyola Chicago instructor
Instructor Spotlight

Kesley Richardson, DPA

Dr. Richardson, instructor within BA Public Service Leadership, is selected as 40 Under 40 with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Congratulations!

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Degree Programs

Academics Where You Are

We know your needs as a student are distinct. Through online programs, nationally ranked, flexible curricula, and support services, Loyola will provide you with resources for success.

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Student ambassador and leader, Jessica Dent

Jessica Dent, BA '24

While Jessica may explore job opportunities, her primary focus is on leveraging her education to create her own path in the business world.

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Amy Liesemeyer, Loyola Chicago SCPS student ambassador and leader

Amy Liesemeyer, BA '22

Amy serves as an SCPS ambassador dedicated to guiding prospective and new adult learners at SCPS.

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Are you ready?

Loyola University Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) delivers a convenient, accessible, and inclusive academic environment for adult learners. Featuring undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as certificate programs, SCPS’s heralded online programming provides relevant knowledge and skills to drive social mobility and power lives. Start your transformational journey today.

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Discover how Loyola University Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies can help you lead, succeed, and create meaning. WATCH THE VIDEO

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