The Chicago School's online programs enable students with full-time work or family commitments to obtain a graduate education and achieve their personal and professional goals—without putting their current lives on hold.
A number of our programs are taught predominantly online with a small "synchronous virtual residency" component (a one- or two-hour session each term in which all students are expected to be online simultaneously), while other programs are offered in a "blended" format that combines both online and on-campus learning. Coursework is offered through Canvas -- an advanced interactive distance-learning tool--and is designed to be flexible, self-paced, and accessible. Building on our long tradition of producing outstanding psychology practitioners, our online programs combine the quality of a Chicago School education with the convenience that you need today.
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Career Services provides students and alumni with resources and tools necessary to enter into and thrive in their chosen areas of employment. We help members of our learning community prepare for, access, and succeed in the professional world as practitioners and leaders by hosting relevant career-related activities and providing access to employment opportunities.
Some of our services include "webshops," resume-building and interviewing help, licensure and certification information, and professional development opportunities.
Online students benefit from an array of resources to help them achieve their academic goals. They receive ongoing support and coaching from a personal student advisor from the day they enroll until graduation.
Robust career and alumni resources are also in place to help graduates leverage their new degrees to the fullest. Additionally, online technology staff are available 24/7 to assist students with any technological issues or questions.
An accredited, non-profit institution, The Chicago School has been known as an innovator in the field for more than 30 years – working to push the boundaries and further the impact that psychology has on our world. On the leading-edge of our discipline and its many emerging applications, we provide students extensive options to "customize" their coursework and develop the focused expertise that suits their individual interests and career goals—by selecting concentrations or specializations in areas such as Latino mental health, child and adolescent psychology, neuropsychology, sport and exercise psychology, gerontology, organizational leadership, addictions, and more.
The Chicago School is known for fostering one of the field's most pioneering and innovative learning environments, blending world-class theoretical preparation with multicultural training and intensive hands-on learning. Classroom instruction is supported and enhanced by multiple opportunities for applying skills in real-world settings and building resumes that will prepare students for their post-graduate professional lives. Throughout their educational experience, students will benefit from intensive personal and professional mentoring offered by practitioner faculty, and from multicultural training that will prepare them for the global world.
Our faculty members take learning seriously, participating in programs to measure their effectiveness as teachers and receiving year-round training in attitudes, behaviors, and processes that support student learning. We systematically evaluate student learning outcomes and apply the assessment skills and 360-degree feedback tools of the psychology field to help students better understand and capitalize on their unique learning styles
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I have had an excellent experience except that I had to withdraw my studies for now to get sufficient finance.
I previously enrolled in the I/O program and after a semester felt it was not for me as I am more health inclined. The switch to counseling psych was effortless and I am grateful for the experiences so far. I have got the opportunity to learn from professors who practice and the knowledge impacts me to the fullest.
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