Admission to the Bachelors of Arts in Professional Studies is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and a desire to succeed in academics. Students accepted into this program will be expected to meet the academic standards of the program to advance.
Students entering the BA in Professional Studies program are recommended to have a minimum total of 4 years of life experience. Life experience includes:
Per the University of Cincinnati’s transfer policy, the following types of transfer credit will be recognized:
If you’re interested in this program and applying from outside of the United States, you will need to follow the process for international student applications. Check out UC Online’s step-by-step guide for international applicants.
Depending on each student’s life experience and prior college experience, the Bachelor’s in Professional Studies (BAPS) can be completed in as few as 4-6 semesters. Your unique education track will be determined during the foundations course in the first semester.
The Bachelor’s in Professional Studies is designed around the Industry Recognized Credentials that employers are looking for. This means that your unique education experience will be built around your goals and will be tailored to help you succeed in your industry.
Popular Career Paths Include:
Here are some average annual salaries for popular career paths with a Bachelor’s in Professional Studies. All data is from the U.S. Department of Labor – See the BAPS Careers Page for more details!
Additional resources to support you from start to finish.
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