Professional Studies Online, B.S.


The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies Online program offers courses focused on building existing knowledge in your field as you develop skills that apply to any role. The program works to develop depth in your area of interest and the breadth to see and think from different perspectives. This program is only offered 100% online, with no set class meeting times.

Program Distinctions

  • Designed for working professionals, the Professional Studies Online B.S. program develops depth in your area of interest and the breadth to see and think from different perspectives.

The Student Experience

  • This program is offered fully online, with no set class meeting times. 
  • Seven-week courses focus on real-world projects.
  • Innovative core courses build transferable skills such as critical thinking, analyzing and interpreting data, and collaborative problem solving.
  • You can choose an area of focus (Health & Wellness, Service, or Arts, Entertainment, & Media) or design your own.
  • A dedicated advisor will help you create a clear path to graduation.

After Graduation

  • The Professional Studies Online B.S. program develops relevant, transferable skills so job opportunities are not limited to a specific field.
  • Graduates are prepared to launch careers in a wide range of industries including: financial services, social services, management, insurance, government, health & wellness, arts & entertainment, and the military.
  • Build a deeper knowledge with an area of focus that gives flexibility to meet individual career needs: health & wellness, arts, entertainment, & media, service (includes Military Leadership Track), and a self designed area of focus that is customizable to meet your goals. 
  • Employees say high critical thinking and problem solving skills will be in high demand through at least 2028 according to the Future of Jobs Report from the World Economic Forum.

ONLINE DEGREE Required State Authorization Language

Live outside North Carolina?

Currently, UNC Greensboro is authorized to offer online education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Find out more about State Authorization — a law that regulates in which states colleges and universities can offer education.

UNC Greensboro does not guarantee that programs which fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in other states or territories. For further explanation, visit Professional Licensure.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Bachelor's

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: Online

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Angi Kinsey
BIPS Advisor