BA/BS Professional Studies Degree
BA/BS Professional Studies Degree
Online and On-Campus BA/BS Degree for Non-Traditional Students
The Marist College Professional Studies bachelor's degree is a specialized major designed for students looking to return, transfer, or begin college as an adult student. Whether you are looking to transfer credits from a community college, earn your degree after serving in the military or earn your degree as a non-traditional student, the Marist Professional Studies major can provide you with the necessary tools to earn your degree.
Professional Studies is geared towards helping adult students earn their bachelor's degree on their own time through a personalized combination of concentrations in Management Studies, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Communication, IT Management and Behavioral Studies. In addition, students can pursue areas of study in Communication Studies, Data Center Facilities Management, Enterprise Computing, Professional Administration, Project Management, American Studies, and Public Management.
Through accelerated part-time and full-time study, adult students interested in enrolling in college as a non-traditional student are able to choose between online, on-ground and blended courses to complete their bachelor's degree.
Each Professional Studies adult education program is designed to provide non-traditional undergraduate students with the knowledge, critical thinking, and leadership skills needed to take on complex responsibilities in a wide range of professional fields.
In addition, Marist's Professional Studies online degree major has once again been ranked among the top in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Education Programs." The Professional Studies degree has been included in the "Best Online Education Programs" list since U.S. News began reviewing and rating online degree programs in 2012. For 2017, Marist's Professional Studies program is ranked No. 28 in the nation after moving up 20 places from last year's list.
Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree as a Non-Traditional Student
Marist College offers an extensive on-campus and online distance learning bachelor’s degree for non-traditional students looking to earn their undergraduate degree. Ranked as one of the top online programs in the nation, the Marist College Professional Studies bachelor’s degree is geared towards transfer students, military veterans, and other adult learners looking to complete their degree.
Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree after Serving in the Military
Military Veterans looking to earn their bachelor’s degree can take advantage of the Professional Studies adult undergraduate program. Marist College welcomes those who serve in Active Duty, Army Reserves, Air Force, Navy, Marines, or Coast Guard. Marist is also an active participant in the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program, helping military veterans fund their education.
Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree as a Transfer Student
Marist College makes the decision to finish your degree a simple one. Our on-campus and online curriculum makes it easy for busy adult students to complete a bachelor’s degree on their own time. Our advising services guide students through transfer credit assessment, registration of courses, and orientation. Accelerated courses can help to reduce the amount of time it takes for you to complete your degree.
A Comprehensive Online Bachelor’s Degree for Adult Students
Marist College has been ranked as one of the top online programs in the nation. Due to the busy nature of adult students, the 100% online program provides students with a flexible option for course scheduling. Students can take part in virtual learning courses that will teach them the same skills and topics learned in an on-campus format. Online students can take advantage of the Marist iLearn system, which allows students and teachers to collaborate on projects, lectures, discussions, and assignments at the click of a button.
Contact Marist College to learn more about earning your bachelor’s degree through our online or on-campus non-traditional adult bachelor’s degree program.