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Degree Completion

Completing Your Bachelor’s Degree

At the School of Professional Studies, we’re dedicated to helping you finish your bachelor’s degree and succeed in a competitive job market. Whether you’re looking to advance in your current field or change career paths, completing a degree from North Park opens doors and increases earning potential.

As a nationally ranked, comprehensive university, North Park has prepared students for lives of significance and service for more than 125 years.

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When Can I Start?

Classes Begin Every 7 Weeks


Fall Quad B: October 25, 2021

Spring Quad A: January 18, 2022

Spring Quad B: March 21, 2022

All classes take place over a 7-week period (quad).  Some program start times may vary.
Call 773-244-4577 for full schedule details.

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SPS is designed for students balancing the demands of work, family, and school. Enroll in evening and weekend classes at either of our campus locations or take classes online and experience the benefits of a classroom that moves wherever you do!

Online Options


Our 7-week courses are accelerated, meeting just one evening a week—or online. Taking between four and eight courses a year, most SPS students finish their bachelor’s degree in 18-months, depending on transfer credit.

Transfer Credits

Prior Learning Credits


SPS students pay a discounted $570 per credit. In addition, many SPS students are eligible for financial aid and scholarships, including a 20% discount for graduates of many Chicago community and city colleges.

Tuition and Fees

Scholarships and Grants

Campus Locations

Courses in the School of Professional Studies are offered online as well as convenient campus locations in Chicago and Grayslake. Choose online, on-campus, or a combination of online and face-to-face courses that best meets your needs.


Located in an urban and residential neighborhood on the Northwest side of Chicago, North Park University’s main campus is conveniently located near expressways and is accessible by bus and train. Secure parking facilities steps away from campus are available to all students.

Directions and Parking


The University Center of Lake County campus, located in the Chicago suburb Grayslake, provides a state-of-the-art learning environment for working professionals. Parking at the University Center is free and ample.

Directions and parking


The School of Professional Studies offers a significant number of online options for degree completion students.  You will be able to complete most or all of your coursework online, depending on your major and transfer credit.

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One of the best ways to learn about North Park University is to attend an in-person or online information session, where we’ll provide you an opportunity to learn more about admission requirements, financial aid, and more. We look forward to meeting with you soon. Just click, fill out the form, and we’ll handle the rest.


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