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DEGREE PROGRAMS FOR ADULT STUDENTS
Pace University offers three degree programs specifically designed to meet the needs of adult students: the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies, and the online Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication Studies.
Besides providing flexibility in scheduling, including a number of online courses using Web-based instruction, these programs offer students the opportunity to transfer in a large number of credits earned at other institutions and also to receive college credits for knowledge accumulated as a result of life experience.
In the Liberal Studies and Professional Studies programs, when knowledge gained through Experiential Learning can be demonstrated, documented, evaluated, and deemed to be in accordance with the curriculum and standards of the University, students may receive up to 36 college credits toward either degree. The B.S. in Professional Communication Studies is particularly attractive to adults who already have accumulated an associated degree or its equivalent (64 credits) and are interested in an accelerated baccalaureate completion program that is offered online. For further information on these programs, please consult the academic advisor in the Office of the Dean, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.
Professional Communication Studies, BS
Relating to people successfully in your professional and private life depends on effective communication. Our Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication Studies program is an innovative, online accelerated baccalaureate completion program for adults who have experience in the workplace and an associate degree or the equivalent (64 credits).
The program is supported by Dyson College and Pace University's Office of Adult and Continuing Education, which has traditionally been responsible for lending support to the adult undergraduate student, evaluating prior college-level credit and evaluating life experience for academic credit.This program is designed to prepare students for successful professional careers in the field of communication. This interdisciplinary major includes courses in business, communication, and computer science.
For detailed curriculum information, please click here.
To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.
Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
For additional information you can visit the school Web site:
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
For additional information about Faculty from this program, visit the school faculty site:
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Faculty