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Dec 05, 2019 | Tiffany McKee

What is Professional Studies?

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies is a degree-completion program designed for working professionals. This degree program is available in many concentrations and allows individuals to transfer completed college credits to finish their bachelor’s degrees. Students benefit from interdisciplinary knowledge that prepares them for the 21st century workplace, regardless of their position. The B.S. in Professional Studies accommodates a wide range of professionals seeking to meet their educational goals. These include individuals that require a bachelor’s degree to advance their careers, obtain a master’s degree, or make a career change.

Professional Studies at Stevenson University Online

Stevenson’s B.S. in Professional Studies provides students with a convenient structure, career-focused curriculum, and multiple credit for prior learning options. Our Professional Studies curriculum was carefully constructed to align with the career readiness competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Students gain in-demand professional skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, ethical decision making, and creative leadership. The Professional Studies program at Stevenson is offered entirely online to increase flexibility for adult learners. The degree program enables students to maximize their transfer credits without sacrificing their professional and personal lives.

Credit for Prior Learning

Through Stevenson’s Credit for Prior Learning Program, undergraduate students can earn credit for what they have learned through their previous work, life, or military experiences. Through this program, students can reduce the amount of time required to graduate and benefit from significant savings on the total cost of earning their degree. Once accepted, students are assigned a Student Success Coach who will advise on which credit options might work best. Current Credit for Prior Learning options include the American Council on Education (ACE), College-Level Examination Process (CLEP), DSST, Departmental Assessment, Prior Learning portfolios, and StraighterLine. Students can use these credits to fulfill core, program, and elective requirements.

Stevenson Advantage

Stevenson University Online provides career-focused programs that equip students with specialized skills in competitive industries. Courses are offered online in convenient 8-week sessions and students can start their program in the fall, spring, or summer semester. Stevenson University Online can help you reach your professional goals through our flexible degree programs. For more information, please contact us at suo-inquiry@stevenson.edu or 1-877-531-7118.

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