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Go to College in Schaumburg, IL: A Small Community That’s Close to All Chicago Has to Offer

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Argosy University, Schaumburg is located close to the amenities of Chicago, in an area with a small community feel. Students are attracted to this suburb because of its proximity to shopping, entertainment, and easy access to downtown Chicago’s job opportunities and internships.

Argosy University, Schaumburg offers program areas ranging from Clinical Psychology to Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, and Forensic Psychology. The school offers doctoral degrees, master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees. Many programs have flexible learning formats that allow students to fit an education into their busy work and life schedules. And the professional instructors bring real-world experience into the classroom. “Developing relationships with the professors allowed me to gain experiences, such as my research lab, that were outside of my practicum training,” said Dr. Molly Meier Hendrickson, who in 2015 earned a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg

Once admitted to the Schaumburg campus, students have access to the school’s library, which contains resources that support campus programs while encouraging life-long learning. The library maintains a specialized collection of books, scholarly journals, audiovisuals, dissertations, and theses—reference materials that assist students at all levels of their education to grow academically and professionally. The library is also accessible online.

Schaumburg is very close to Chicago, a global city known for business, industry, and the arts. The city is located along Lake Michigan and boasts 29 miles of lakefront that includes shops, condos, and parks. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the city’s warm summers by visiting Lincoln Park and the Lincoln Park Conservatory or by relaxing beachside.

Schaumburg’s proximity to the city allows sports fans easy access to games featuring the Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, and Chicago Bulls.

Discover Argosy University, Schaumburg’s academic programs and learn more about how it can help you to reach your goals. Click on each program for more information. If you’d like to talk to an admissions representative, call (855) 435-5334 or visit our admissions webpage. You can also stop by the school. Our address is 1000 N. Plaza Drive, Suite 324, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4942.

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Earn Your Degree in the Heart of the City at Argosy University, Chicago

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Argosy University, Chicago is located in the heart of the Windy City, within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, public transportation, cultural spots, and entertainment venues. Students who come to get degrees in Chicago can study subjects ranging from Business Administration to Sports-Exercise Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Information Technology, Organizational Leadership, Management, and Criminal Justice. The school offers doctoral degrees, master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees. Many programs have flexible learning formats that allow students to fit an education into their busy work and life schedules.

Once admitted to the university, students have access to the school’s library, which provides resources to support campus programs while encouraging life-long learning. The library maintains a specialized collection of books, scholarly journals, audiovisuals, reference materials, dissertations, and theses—reference materials that assist students at all levels of their education to grow academically and professionally. The library is also accessible online.

The professors in Chicago are experts in their fields and encourage students to achieve their school and career goals. Dr. David F. Tharp, a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve who earned a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University, Chicago in 2000, says that his instructors prepared him well for his career. “The professors were all very good in clinical abilities. I graduated top of my class as 2000 Doctoral Graduate of the year.”

Students will never be bored living in Chicago, as it is the third largest city in the United States and is a hub for business, industry, and the arts. The city is located along Lake Michigan and boasts 29 miles of lakefront that includes shops, condos, and parks. While many know about Chicago’s deep dish pizza and sports teams, the city is also renowned for its upscale dining and ethnic restaurants that reflect the region’s diverse cultural history. Chicago’s neighborhoods include Mexican American, Greektown, Little Italy, Chinatown, and Little Vietnam.

Cultural appreciation is also evident in the large murals that exist throughout the city—and in the numerous theaters within the city that showcase ballet and music including blues and jazz.

Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the city’s warm summers by visiting Lincoln Park and the Lincoln Park Conservatory or by relaxing beachside to Lake Michigan. The city is also a popular location for movie and television shows to film.

The city’s sports teams, the Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, and Chicago Bulls, have a loyal fan base. And the city’s extensive transportation system helps employees commute to the area’s largest employers including Archer Daniels Midland Co., Boeing Co., Walgreen, Caterpillar, and Abbott Laboratories. Chicago’s advertising agencies, Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, Cramer Krasselt, and J. Walter Thompson handle some of the largest advertising clients in the world.

Going to college in Chicago can be a valuable and worthwhile experience. So take a look at all of the degrees that Argosy University, Chicago has to offer. Then click through on the links to learn more about the programs and how they can help you to achieve your educational and career goals. If you’d like to talk to an admissions representative, call (855) 435-5334 or visit our admissions webpage. You can also stop by the school. Our address is 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601

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Clinical Psychology Students Published in the International Psychology Bulletin

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Two Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago students, Syeda Rahmani and Ikram Hassan, just published an article in the summer edition of the International Psychology Bulletin. It's an interesting piece on their experience of attending Psychology Day at the United Nations this past April. It is on pages 58 and 59.

https://internationalpsychology.files.wordpress.com/…/ipb_s…

Syeda Rahmani is a second year Doctor of Psychology student in Clinical Psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago. “I plan to pursue a career working with marginalized populations, with a focus on intersectionality. I am dedicated on using a more holistic approach when attempting to understand people.”

Ikram Hassan is a second year Doctor of Psychology student in Clinical Psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago. “In my every day clinical practice, I have a deep commitment to meet the mental health needs of diverse, at-risk, under-served, and disenfranchised populations. I have experience working in inpatient, outpatient and private practice settings."

Congrats, Syeda and Ikram!

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