We offer credit and non-credit learning opportunities in a variety of subjects, from more traditional disciplines such as literature and philosophy, to business-oriented courses, to master’s degrees. Our courses are conveniently located at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago, and are primarily in the evening and on weekends, to fit the schedule of working adults. We also offer online courses, for those not located in Chicago, or who wish to study from home.
This course introduces the essential general programming concepts and techniques to a data analytics audience without prior programming experience.
This course in Deep Learning and Image Recognition will provide a practical, hands-on set of lectures on Deep Learning and Image Processing tools and techniques.
This four-session course will focus on two of the more critical Big Data ethical issues at hand: bias and privacy. Its goal is to equip students with the ability to identify, understand, and discuss these the ethics of bias and privacy in the context of their work.
Analytics Practicum is part of the co-operative educational agreement between MScA program and employers that provides off-campus work authorization for international students to pursue internships.
This course focuses on the psychological, social, and behavioral consequences of terrorist threats, natural disasters, and catastrophes, as well as preparation for and responses to these occurrences.
This course is designed to provide information crucial to monitoring the health of the public and responding to outbreaks.
This course familiarizes students with the fundamentals of emergency management and homeland security.
This course will focus on converting the tools of policy analysis into action and social change, addressing the regulatory, legal, and ethical issues affecting hazard and response management, privacy, and quarantine.
This course is designed to cover the basic principles of radiation biology as it pertains to radiation interactions with biological systems, the short and long term consequences, regulatory issues and the underlying science, nuclear and radiological accidents and health effects, radiological terrorism, and countermeasures.
This course will cover inter-operability, common communications, data standards, digital data formats, warning systems, geographic information technologies, and equipment and design standards.
This course focuses on evidence-based communication strategies, tools and tactics in crisis situations.
Students will learn how to be good members and effective leaders of teams, committees, and other decision-making and problem-solving groups and develop strategies to build partnerships and establish networks to ensure effective response when a disaster strikes.
This course will expose students to the tools needed for forecasting, cost analysis, procurement, and monitoring of funds.
This elective course teaches knowledge and skills especially relevant to those pursuing careers in investing and portfolio management. But even for corporate managers, the course provides insight into how important corporate stakeholders, namely, shareholders and investors, get and respond to information about corporate financial performance.
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
This first course in a three-quarter sequence will examine the History of Western Civilization, focusing on the relation between technology and “wisdom.” Instead of a political framework, this year’s sequence will examine how changes in technology, primarily information technology, impacted the philosophical and spiritual ideas of a particular