WPU’s School of Professional Studies – The smart solution for working professionals.
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.
WPU is ranked in the Top 10 of Best Online Colleges in NC
Adult & Professional Studies At-a-Glance
Our tuition is lowest per credit hour among the region's top private colleges & universities#7Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice (Best College Values)#16Most Affordable Online College for Criminal Justice (OnlineU.org)
Courses are taught on WPU's campus during the evenings and on weekends, as well as online9Degrees Offered Online and evenings6Start Dates (Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, Summer I, Summer II)3Types of Course Offerings - Nights, Online + Hybrid
Earn your degree in as little as one year depending on your transferable credits1One Year Is All It Takes To Get Your Degree7Choose a 7-Week, Accelerated Semester Format14Choose a 14-Week, Traditional Semester Format
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 $350 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.