Online courses are asynchronous in design which provides more flexibility for students. Courses are hosted on a software platform (iLearn) that allows for ease of interaction with professors and classmates.
School of Professional Programs
A Bachelor’s Degree for the Adult Student
The Professional Studies program at Marist is designed for the modern, working adult. This academic program has flexible scheduling and is customizable to your career goals and interests for your bachelor’s degree. Choose from different academic disciplines to create the degree program unique to you. This bachelor’s degree is transfer credit friendly with options for life work credit and workplace learning internships. Make your education your own with Marist’s Professional Studies program.
Virtual Adult Student Open House, September 29
Experience for yourself what makes Marist so unique by attending our Virtual Adult Student Open House on Wednesday, September at 12:30 pm. Learn about financial aid, registration, and balancing your work-life schedule through our conference-style breakout sessions. If you're interested in attending this exciting and informative virtual event, click the button to RSVP below.
Build Your Degree to Fit Your Schedule
In-person classes are available on our Poughkeepsie, NY campus. A range of class times during the day and in the evening from Monday through Friday are designed to accommodate the schedule of a working adult.
Hybrid courses meet at the Poughkeepsie, NY campus every other week for a total of 4 out of the 8 weeks of class, combined with online work. This option provides the best of both worlds – synchronous and asynchronous components at the course level.
Combine online and on-ground formats for your classes in the 4-, 8-, and 15-week calendars as needed for scheduling and access to specific courses.
Degree Options That Conform To You
Transfer credits easily from other colleges and universities, and even earn credit for life-work experience.
The Professional Studies program is designed for the working adult and provides convenient scheduling options to accommodate your busy lifestyle.
Customize your academic schedule to fit your lifestyle with combinations of online, on-ground, or hybrid course options.
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