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National Louis
University

National Louis University day 1 cpt programs in hybrid format

Founded in 1886

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

In 2023, National Louis University was ranked as the No. 30 Best National University, and No. 1 Best Bang for Your Buck (Midwest) by Washington Monthly.

University and Program Details

Upcoming Start Dates

MS 

2024

  • Spring - April 8 (Chicago only)

    • On-campus class April 13-14 (Chicago)

  • Summer - July 1 (Chicago and Tampa)

    • On-campus class June 29-30 (Tampa)                

    • On-campus class July 13-14 (Chicago)

  • Fall - September 23 (Chicago and Tampa)

    • On-campus class September 21-22 (Tampa)

    • On-campus class September 28-29 (Chicago)


2025

  • Winter - January 13 (Chicago and Tampa)

    • On-campus class January 11-12 (Tampa)

    • On-campus class January 18-19 (Chicago)

DBA

2024

  • Summer - May 6 (Tampa)

    • On-campus class May 3-5

  • Fall - August 26 (Tampa)

    • On-campus class August 23-25

2025

  • Winter - January 13 (Tampa)

    • ​On-campus class January 10-12

  • Summer - May 12 (Tampa)

    • On-campus class May 9-11

Campus Locations

  • Tampa, FL

  • Chicago, IL

Semester Cost

MS Quarter cost: $4740 (5 total quarters). The tuition is the same every quarter and must be paid in full by the start of each quarter. The total program cost is $23,700.00.

DBA Semester cost: $4992. (10 semesters + dissertation). The semester tuition is the same every semester and must be paid in full by the start of each semester. The total program cost is $49,920.00 (international student rate).

Program Format

Hybrid format. Attend on-campus sessions one weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) at the beginning of each semester/quarter. The rest of the time you will participate in classes online via the university's learning management system.

 

Curricular Practical Training

CPT is an integral part of the MS & DBA programs and participation is required. CPT is authorized from day 1 for the duration of the program with no gaps or breaks.

 

Program Duration

The MS Business Data Analytics program is a 15-month, 5-quarter, 30-credit, STEM-designated, full-time hybrid program. Each quarter you will take two 3-credit courses (one course is fully online and the other includes a face-to-face, on-campus weekend session once per quarter. You will take one class at a time)—total 30 credits; 6 credits per quarter; 4 quarters per year.

The DBA program is a 60-semester-hour program with research and capstone coursework. It is a full-time hybrid program. Each semester you will take two 3-credit courses (one course is fully online and the other includes a face-to-face, on-campus weekend session component. You will take one course at a time—a total of 60 credits + dissertation; 6 credits per semester; 3 semesters per year.

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