About School of Professional Studies

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.

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Adult & Professional Studies At-a-Glance

  • Affordable

    Our tuition is lowest per credit hour among the region's top private colleges & universities

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    Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice (Best College Values)
    Most Affordable Online College for Criminal Justice (OnlineU.org)
    Per Credit Hour
  • Flexible

    Earn a degree at your own pace. Courses are taught on WPU's campus during the evenings and on weekends, as well as online

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    Start Dates (Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, Summer I, Summer II)
    Types of Course Offerings - Night, Saturday, Online
    Transferable Credits Accepted
  • Accelerated

    Earn your degree in as little as one year depending on your transferable credits

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    One Year Is All It Takes To Get Your Degree
    Choose a 7-Week, Accelerated Semester Format
    Choose a 14-Week, Traditional Semester Format

“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

Discover 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 $325 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.

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You’re not alone. Many of our adult students are playing the same juggling act as you. Take it from Harrison.

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