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IBEC Frequently Asked Questions

There is no registration deadline. Students can register on-line at any time. Unlike other courses at DePaul that run on a quarterly basis, the IB Educator Certificate enrolls on a rolling basis. When a student is ready they can register immediately and not have to wait for cohort to form.

Yes. As this is an IB course we are keenly aware that many students will be from outside of the United States. We have had students enroll in the course from many countries across the globe. Some students opt to take a TOEFL course prior to enrollment, but this is not a requirement.

All payments must be made in full before a student can register and begin the course. Unfortunately, installments or delayed payments are not permitted at this time.

There are three payment options currently available. You can pay online, via telephone or mail.

The program does not participate in traditional federal financial aid programs. We do however offer discounted tuition in the form of merit scholarships. For more information regarding the scholarships, please contact Brennan Palmer at

Yes! We welcome working with local, regional, national and international school. We are able to register school cohorts at a drastically reduced rate. For cohort registration, please contact Brennan Palmer at