Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree

This program is designed to expand career opportunities for those in need of a degree for employment or career promotion by offering a program of study that can meet a variety of professional development and career enhancement needs.  The curriculum offers concentrations in areas of:

  • Public Relations
  • Workforce Technology
  • Applied Leadership
  • Criminal Justice
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Agricultural Business

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Students can earn Credit for Prior Learning through the Prior Learning Assessment process. This is one of the major advantages of the Bachelor of Professional Studies, awarding qualified students up to 12 hours of academic credit for documented prior learning in specific content areas. The PLA is conducted through a portfolio process with guidance and direction from Professional Studies faculty. 

What will I learn in this program?

  • Public presentation and written communication skills
  • Research and problem solving strategies
  • Leadership in professional environments

Where can I get more information about the Professional Studies major?

For more information about the Professional Studies major and requirements please call 479-968-0318 or send an email to ps@atu.edu. Program specifics are listed within the Arkansas Tech University catalog: https://www.atu.edu/catalog/undergraduate/colleges/etech/dept_profstud.php