Bachelor of Professional Studies

July 15, 2023
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August 21, 2023

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UC Online is excited to announce the first semester of this new 100% online program will be Fall 2023!

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The Bachelor of Professional Studies with the University of Cincinnati Online is a fully online program where students can use their existing work experience toward a degree. This program emphasizes a breadth of study to teach students applicable skills that will make them more appealing in a job market that continues to grow more competitive. This program is ideal for adult learners with existing work experience as well as high school graduates interested in broad fields of study.

What does “professional studies” mean?

With more than half of the jobs in career paths related to this program requiring a Bachelor’s degree in addition to work experience, Professional Studies will help students hone their interests toward new applicable skills. The curriculum of this program is designed to flex according to each student’s aspirations and their unique situations.

  • This program will incorporate co-op learning throughout so that students enrolled can work full or part-time while completing these courses and learning from professional experience.
  • Online courses will focus on skills and competencies employers are often seeking.
  • This program provides the unique opportunity to earn credit for courses through prior college credits and work experience.

Why earn your online Bachelors in Professional Studies?

UC Online is giving students the opportunity to let their work experience help them reach higher career milestones. There are many opportunities to fast-track the course load depending on how prior work experience applies for each student. This means students can spend more time studying their areas of interest.

One of the top priorities at the University of Cincinnati is “Next Lives Here”, which is fully represented by this program. UC Online invites you to use your past to forge your future with the life experience credit offered for the Bachelors of Professional Studies program. Let your prior work life experience count for credits toward your Bachelors degree.

Program Highlights

Whether you have existing college credits or work experience, UC Online is committed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals and help you use your existing experience to your advantage.

  • 100% Online
  • Co-Op Work Experience Credits
  • Student Success Support & Resources
  • Financial Aid
  • Transfer Credits

By the numbers

Your earning potential is greatly affected by your level of education. Those holding a bachelor's degree earn nearly 30% more per week than those with an associate degree.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
"Occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree for entry are projected to have millions of openings each year, on average, from 2016 to 2026."
Bureau of Labor Statistics