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Business and Professional Studies

Business and Professional Studies

Bachelor of Science

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 121-122
Time to Completion: Varies*
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**

Bachelor of Science

Online Business and Professional Studies Degree

If you enjoy working with people and using your critical thinking skills to solve problems, a bachelor of professional studies in business would be a good fit for you. As our most flexible degree for college credit transfers, an online business degree from Husson allows you to join an exclusive worldwide network of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, organizational leaders and consultants. 

Business and Professional Studies Degree Program Highlights


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July 1, 2024
September 3, 2024

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What you will learn

ba-business-professional-studies.jpegWith our fully online Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies degree, you can start building a long-lasting and high-paying career in the world of business. The bachelor of professional studies, taught by seasoned faculty, is designed to prepare you for a successful career in business and beyond. The broad-based curriculum emphasizes skill development in areas most relevant to today’s business world such as accounting, marketing, human resources and more. The Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies program also features a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits, so you can maximize your previous educational experience and begin your career even sooner. Your online professional studies degree will help you sharpen your competitive edge and enhance your ability to think analytically, critically, and creatively.

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

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Business and Professional Studies Courses

Husson’s online professional studies degree requires 121-122 credits for completion. This includes many elective credits to customize your business studies as you gain the credentials you need for workplace success. Coursework explores key topics in accounting, macro and microeconomics, business law, marketing, human resources management, business strategy and practice and international business so that you develop the knowledge and foundational skills for your chosen career path. You'll also complete an internship to gain valuable hands-on real-world experience. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor.


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Career Outlook for Business and Professional Studies Majors

Career possibilities with this professional studies degree range from work as an accounting clerk, business development manager or customer service representative, to entrepreneur, marketing coordinator, purchasing assistant or sales representative. Upon graduating as a professional studies major, you’ll be able to add value immediately to existing companies or startup operations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a business and professional studies degree?

An education in business and professional studies is designed to help you develop your leadership skills and ability to organize and develop businesses that grow and thrive. At Husson University, our 100% online bachelor's degree is professional studies is focused on helping you develop skills in all areas of
business — every function and every department. Whether you want to advance to a leadership role within your current organization, switch fields or start a business from the ground up, this program is the career-building advantage you’ve been looking for.

What jobs can you get with a professional studies degree?

With a professional studies degree, especially the Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies from Husson University, you’ll gain the skills and credential you need to begin, advance and excel in a number of business roles. Depending on the specific coursework you choose and the experience you bring to the table, you could pursue career opportunities in every department and
at every level of business. Prospective roles for a professional studies major can include entrepreneur, marketing manager, purchasing agent, customer service representative, business development manager, division VP and more.

Is a professional studies degree worth it?

It can be, especially if it is filled with business-relevant insights and curriculum opportunities to shape your education to your career goals, like the Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies at Husson University. Our program is 100% online and offers a generous transfer credit policy — up to 90 credit hours accepted toward your program. Plus, it is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, so you know the education you receive offers value that goes beyond the classroom and all the way to the corporate office door.

Transfer Made Easy

You're not alone. Hundreds of students transfer to Husson each year, some with just a few college credits, and others looking to transform an Associate's degree to a Bachelor’s or a Master’s. Best of all, you can transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree or nine credits toward your graduate degree. We’ll be with you every step of the way to ensure you’re more than ready for the rewarding future you have in mind.

Whether you are transferring from a community college, looking to maximize your transfer credits, or trying to find an affordable school, Husson Online is a great choice.

Transfer Up To 90 Credits

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