North Park University - Chicago North Park University - Chicago

School of Professional Studies

School of Professional Studies

Through the School of Professional Studies (SPS), North Park provides a fast, convenient, and affordable way to finish your bachelor’s degree and advance your career.

Join the Community

Our supportive learning environment is shaped by North Park’s Christian identity, urban location, and an intercultural community that equips students from all backgrounds.

Apply Inquire

Learn More

 SPS is Convenient

Take evening and weekend classes at two North Park campuses—Chicago or Grayslake—or take courses online anytime.


Campus Locations

SPS is Fast

SPS courses are accelerated, meeting during one-session for just four hours per week.  Classes are offered in several formats including evenings, weekends, or online over the course of seven weeks.

Learn More

SPS is Affordable

We charge a flat, discounted rate per credit.

Financial aid and scholarships are available to those who qualify.



The School of Professional Studies accepts applications throughout the year and offers rolling admission. With courses that are in-person and online and a FREE application, all you need to do is apply today!


Transfer Credits

Transferring is easy! You can get your transcripts evaluated for free by sending your transcripts to our Admissions Department for an unofficial evaluation.  This will give you a good idea of where you can start in the degree-completion program. By transferring credits and studying part-time, the average SPS student completes their degree in 2 years.


Prior Learning Assessment

“[PLA] showed me that my previous work and experience were valued, and that made me feel even more valued as a person and a student.”
Barbara Sacco, Class of 2011


You've got questions. We've got answers.

Our admissions team will contact you and send more information about North Park and the opportunities available to you here.

Request More Information