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Adult Continuing Education

If you are looking for an adult continuing education program that can fit your hectic schedule, consider DeVry University. We offer both on campus and online courses. We have year-round certificate, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. With many of our courses offered in online formats, that means a shorter commute could be yours when you choose to complete your coursework at home via your personal computer, tablet or mobile device. Whether you’re interested in a career-oriented bachelor’s program or a specialized master’s degree, our catalog of degree programs makes it possible to pursue the higher education you’ve been wanting — even when you do it alongside a busy lifestyle and work schedule.

With DeVry University, you can take your pick of programs in the College of Business & Management, the College of Engineering & Information Sciences, the College of Health Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Media Arts & Technology or the Keller Graduate School of Management. Our continuing adult education programs may help prepare you in your chosen field of study. Whether you’re interested in a certificate in Medical Billing & Coding or a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Design and Development, we’ve got you covered.

Earning your degree may be more affordable – and doable

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Opportunity Grant


*Must meet merit-based qualifications. Must meet enrollment-based criteria, subject to approval, use requirements, program level and availability of funds. Scholarship will be awarded as $1,000 per semester with a lifetime award capped at $10,000.  This scholarship cannot be used in combination with any other offer or award or group-specific tuition rate.

** Requires enrollment in Accounting, Management, or Technical Management bachelor’s degree programs.

Business Programs

College of Business & Management

Business programs help prepare students to meet the challenges of a high-tech, global marketplace by providing business degree programs designed to bring the real world into the classroom.

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Technology Programs

College of Engineering & Information Sciences

Technology programs offer career-oriented programs, combined with intensive laboratory assignments, are designed to foster a collaborative learning environment that helps prepare students for the real world.

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Healthcare Administration Programs

College of Health Sciences

Healthcare Administration programs are designed with input from leading hospitals and professionals active in the healthcare technology industry.

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Liberal Arts & Sciences Programs

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences programs offer career-oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs designed to help prepare students for meaningful careers and lifelong learning.

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Media Arts & Technology Programs

College of Media Arts & Technology

The career-oriented Media Arts & Technology programs are designed to help foster job skills often sought by employers and to provide practical experience while pushing the boundaries of technology in web and digital design.

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Keller Graduate School of Management

Keller Graduate School of Management

At Keller you can earn an MBA, one of 7 specialized master's degrees or a graduate certificate developed to help you build relevant skills and credentials.

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Adult Education Benefits at DeVry

Financial Aid

Course Credit

Prior Learning Credit

Career Services

Financial Aid

At DeVry University, we work diligently to help make working toward your degree more affordable for you. In fact, not only do many adult education students find employer benefits to help their costs, but also the vast majority of DeVry University students benefit from some form of financial aid. One example is our Opportunity Grant1, which is available for qualifying students to receive some extra assistance in offsetting the cost of tuition at the beginning of their path. Talk with one of our representatives to discuss your options and find out what may be available to you. It could make all the difference in being able to pursue your educational dreams. Between financial aid and scholarships, it may be more possible than ever to obtain your degree.

1The DeVry University Opportunity Grant will be available in the 2018 -2019 school year (July 2018 – May 2019) to new and readmit students who meet merit and need-based qualifications. Subject to approval, use requirements, program level and availability of funds. Specific eligibility criteria applies. This grant cannot be used in combination with any other offer or award or group-specific tuition rate. Full details at

Course Credit

At DeVry University, we want to ensure you get the credit you deserve. If you have an associate degree or course credits from another college, you can transfer qualifying credits toward a bachelor's degree at DeVry University.

Prior Learning Credit

You may also be able to earn credit for what you’ve learned through work and life experience. The Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program at DeVry University provides you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have mastered the competencies of one or more specific DeVry courses by creating a portfolio for credit evaluation. Learn how you may be able to earn credits, and save time and money, through the PLA program.

Career Services

At DeVry University, we have a staff of professionals dedicated to matching the talents of students and alumni with the needs of local and national businesses, including a number of Fortune 100 companies.

Contact an admissions representative to learn more about the tools and support our Career Services department provides during your education and after graduation.

On Campus and Online

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Many Ways to Learn

As a student at DeVry University, you have opportunities to take advantage of many ways to learn. Choose from a range of career-focused, real-world adult education degree programs, experience a variety of class environments to complement your learning style and tailor your schedule to fit your busy life with our eight-week academic sessions offered year round. Whether you take courses on campus, online or in one of our innovative extended classrooms; our faculty will be there to support you. Program, course, and extended classroom availability vary by location.

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A DeVry Education Worked for Me While I was Working

"Education at DeVry and Keller was a big part of my success. What DeVry taught me was how to be a professional and to handle the stress. I was encouraged in my willingness to work and attend school at the same time and was given the tools and resources that allowed me to be prepared and succeed."

Branndon Kelley

Chief Information Officer, American Municipal Power, Inc.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, 2005