The Bachelor’s in Professional Studies is unique in its ability to flex to meet the needs of the market. There are several fields that this program’s curriculum covers that can be easily applied to the workforce. For this reason, a degree in professional studies is worth earning, especially for students who are interested in changing their career path.
These competencies cover a breadth of potential career paths, all of which are expected to grow over the next 10 years. Since this program covers such a wide array of courses, there’s really no limit.
In a 2021 report, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) stated that workers with at least a bachelor’s degree earned close to $500 more every week compared to those with a high school diploma. Furthermore, the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) found that typical bachelor’s degree holders earn roughly 84% more than those with just a high school diploma, amounting to more than a million dollars more earned in their lifetime. An online Bachelor of Professional Studies through UC Online is a highly applicable certificate to earn more as your career evolves.
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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!
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