Are you a supervisor in a manufacturing, retail, or office environment, but feel your talents would be better used in the higher ranks of your organization? Are you a successful project manager in the aerospace industry, but lack the credential to move up to a leadership position? Do you work in higher education administration, but you never finished your degree so you are hindered from pursuing the career of your dreams?
All of these scenarios share a common theme: You are working in your industry of choice; you have a combination of experience and some education that gives you a solid understanding of the technical aspects of your field, but you lack the formal education that is required to pursue more challenging positions in the professional ranks of your organization.
The B.S. in Professional Studies not only provides the credential you need, it provides the knowledge and skills employers want from 21st century professionals such as written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, business fundamentals, creative and critical thinking skills, problem-solving ability, and, of course, management and leadership skills. If you are currently employed in one of the following industries — or a variety of others — you will benefit from a degree in Professional Studies:
If your ultimate goal is an advanced degree, the B.S. in Professional Studies also will prepare you for graduate degree programs in a variety of academic areas, including (but not limited to):