WPU’s School of Professional Studies – The smart solution for working students.
We understand the demands on your time and your need for flexibility. The typical School of Professional Studies student works and has a family; that’s why our curriculum is laser-focused on relevant skills and outcomes, meaning each class brings you a step closer to your career goals. We take pride in having created a close-knit academic community that offers the support and structure you will need to maximize every minute you spend in a classroom. Whatever the next step in your career, you will be empowered to take it confidently at Peace.
Adult & Professional Studies At-a-Glance
Our tuition is lowest per credit hour among the region's top private colleges & universities$295Per Credit Hour6Degrees Offered Online, at Night, or on Saturday
Earn a degree at your own pace. Courses are taught on WPU's campus during the evenings and on weekends, as well as online3Types of Course Offerings - Night, Saturday, Online6Start Dates (Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, Summer I, Summer II)90Transferable Credits Accepted
Earn your degree in as little as one year depending on your transferable credits1Year Is All It Takes To Get Your Degree7Choose a 7-Week, Accelerated Semester Format14Choose a 14-Week, Traditional Semester Format
Our Adult & Professional Studies Programs are consistently ranked among the best for affordability and flexibility#15Ranked Online College in NC (Affordable Colleges Online)#17Most Affordable Online College in North Carolina (OnlineColleges.net)#14Best Online School in NC (Accredited Schools Online)
“I never felt quite as accomplished as my colleagues because I didn’t have a degree. WPU afforded me the opportunity to achieve that goal. I’m proud to say I found peace at Peace.”
Maria Ewing ’12
Alumna, Parent, Professional
The inherent value of a Peace education
The School of Professional Studies at WPU gives you the opportunity to earn a private school education at a price you can afford. At $295 per credit, with no fees, the School of Professional Studies offers a tuition rate that is among the most competitive in the country.
Also, every School of Professional Studies graduate has lifetime access to WPU Career Services. Our trained advisors work individually with each student and graduate, helping them chart the next step in their professional lives.