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.
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 course gives participants a working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, the most comprehensive and widely used style guide.
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
The fourth course teaches students to evaluate and select an appropriate analytical solution from among widely used techniques, including predictive analytics, machine learning, and deep learning techniques in wide use today.
A close, critical reading of some of the major poems of Robinson Jeffers—including “Shine, Perishing Republic,” “Roan Stallion,” and other shorter poems—with a view toward what he himself described as the doctrine of “inhumanism”—i.e., the idea that not only is man “not the best thing in the universe,” as Aristotle had proclaimed, but that he is
This course covers the fundamental aspects of modern project management, both managerial and technical. Additionally, it gives the students direct experience in the use of appropriate tools and techniques to successfully execute a project.