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School of Continuing and Professional Studies


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Continuing Studies

Rosalin Walcott: Her focus is on underserved children, families

Rosalin Walcott grew up in public housing in New York City, and as a young girl she quickly saw the importance of helping others. Now, as an adult, she’s dedicated her life to serving those in need.   READ MORE

FASTRACK Programs at Cuneo Campus

Beginning in Spring 2015, the bachelor's programs in Management, Applied Studies, and Paralegal Studies will be offered in a blended online and in-person format on Saturdays at the Cuneo Mansion & Gardens in Vernon Hills.  

SCPS Fall Courses

Our Fall Session II begins October 18. Explore the wide range of evening, weekend and online courses offered by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Career Advancement

Why Go Back to College?

Education has mattered enormously during this recent recessionary period, in terms of helping individuals to avoid unemployment and garner higher wages. Those with only a high school education have continued to lose jobs throughout the entire recession, and their wages have slid lower. An associate’s degree improves prospects. A bachelor’s degree improves wages and employment even more.  

Degree Completion

Your First Course is Free!

Enroll in a bachelor's degree completion program at Loyola, and your first course, Introduction to Degree Completion, is free. This 8-week course is designed to set you up for success as a working adults restarting your education.  

Transfer Credit

How can I make college more affordable?

Loyola is transfer-friendly and has a robust program that allows you to earn credit for the learning you’ve already gained through your work, travel and the things you are passionate about, such as hobbies and causes. These options - transfer, Prior Learning Assessment, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and evaluated training - can save you thousands of dollars and several semesters.  


Alum Vickie Henson: Grateful for Second Chance to Earn Degree

This year marks the centennial year for adult education at Loyola and we are celebrating the anniversary by gathering stories of our alumni who want to share their Loyola experience, and how it has transformed their lives. SCPS changed its name a number of times but it has consistently served adult students.

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Commencement 2014

View photos from the 2014 Commencement ceremony of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.  

SCPS Centennial Celebration

From the early days of University College, through Mundelein College, to today’s SCPS, Loyola has accomplished their mission by providing a transformative education which guides adult students to a future of leadership, career success and a meaningful life. On June 28, SCPS paid tribute to this great tradition of adult education with a day of reflection and celebration. Click here to see photos from the exciting event!  


Online Options for Degree Completion

Put a spring in your step and take an online course to help complete your degree. Now you can take SCPS in-person in the classroom, online through your computer, or a mix of the two. Watch our latest video for more information or contact our office today.

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