Certificate Programs

The Institute for Professional Development was formed​ by the College of Computing and Digital Media of DePaul University in 1984 to assist both individuals and businesses in keeping pace with the rapid development of computer technologies. The Institute offers a variety of intensive certificate programs designed for IT professionals who wish to learn new technologies and upgrade their skills in a short amount of time.

Certificate programs are credit-bearing courses of DePaul University and are offered on the university's quarterly schedule, with a new session beginning each fall, winter and spring. Individuals who enroll in the programs become non-degree-seeking students of the university, and enjoy all the rights, privileges and responsibilities afforded to such students.​​

Summer Hours:
DePaul University will be closed on Monday,
September 7th
in observance of Labor Day.

Office Hours Beginning September 8th:
Monday-Thursday, 12pm-9pm
Friday, 12pm-6pm
Saturday, 9am-4pm

243 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-6282
ipd@cdm.depaul.edu