The Master of Science in Public Service Management at DePaul University offers students a broad-based education with which they can pursue careers in fund raising and philanthropy, health care administration, higher education administration, metropolitan planning and urban affairs, nonprofit administration and public policy.

The degree offers four concentrations: health care administration, higher education administration, and metropolitan planning and urban affairs. Students also can pursue a standard concentration. The standard concentration of this degree can be completed entirely online as well as on-site.

This degree is accredited by National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

The M.S. may also be expanded to include select graduate certificate programs covering particular areas of interest. The combined M.S./certificate programs require the completion of additional coursework to fulfill all requirements. A separate application process is required. Students who are interested in either of the following combination programs should contact the program office for additional information.

  • Public Service Management + Community Development Certificate
  • Public Service Management + Metro Planning and Development Certificate
Core Requirements 36 hours
Concentration Requirements 16 hours
   Total hours required    52 hours