School of Professional Programs

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide quality driven adult education, built on a strong liberal arts foundation that will embolden and enhance the ability of professionals to succeed in a global economy.

Allowing adult students to pursue an undergraduate degree, professional certification, or executive level training at the Poughkeepsie campus location or on-line through one of our distance learning programs. The School of Professional Programs is accessible both locally in the Hudson Valley and anywhere in the world.

Message from the Dean


Thank you for visiting the School of Professional Programs web site to learn more about our programs. Our school's programs are designed with the career interests and practical needs of adult learners in mind. Whether you are interested in completing an undergraduate degree, completing one of our professional certificate programs, or taking advantage of our non-credit programs, the School of Professional Programs offers a quality education based on the proven areas of expertise within Marist College.

During your visit to our website, I urge you to explore our Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies Degree Program. This program is designed to ... read more>>