The Chicago School of Professional Psychology was founded in 1979. It is a non-profit academic institution that received its degree granting authority in 1980. The school first received full accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1984. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is considered the leading graduate school in psychology and is now accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, it is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology.
The Chicago School launched its online campus in 2007. The online campus offers online-blended programs – which is a mixture of classroom and internet learning. The online-blended courses offered by Chicago School include online Masters degrees in Forensic Psychology, I/O Psychology (Consumer Psychology, Leadership for Healthcare Professionals, Organizational Effectiveness, Workplace Diversity), and MAP (International Psychology, Gerontology, Organizational Leadership, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology); online Doctoral degrees (International Psychology, Organizational Leadership, Business Psychology); and online Certificate programs (Applied Forensic Psychology, Applied I/O Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Leadership for Healthcare Professionals, Organizational Effectiveness, Workplace Diversity)
The cost of securing an online degree is not readily available but can be requested from The Chicago School’s Bursar’s office, or through an Admissions Representative. Financial aid in the form of federal grants are available. Other scholarships are also available and are usually based on merit and need. Contact the Financial Aid office for information on financial aid options and eligibility requirements.
Admission requirements to The Chicago School’s online programs include an updated résumé, three to five years of work experiences, computer skills, transcript of records, statement of purpose and an application fee. Additional information can be requested from the Chicago School’s admissions office. An Admissions representative will be available to answer queries and guide applicants through the admissions process.