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School of Professional Studies

School of Professional Studies


WKU’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) is home to academic programs that focus on the needs of career-focused and non-traditional learners. SPS courses and majors are designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population. We offer on-campus, on-line, on-demand, regional campus, and cohort programs.

Academic areas in the School of Professional Studies include:

Business Studies

The Associate Degree in Business Studies is a two year program that quickly prepares students for employment in a variety of professional settings. Graduates may also complete a baccalaureate degree in several related areas.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Study means to explore emerging relationships between several fields. Within one emphasis area, students seek out courses that can better prepare them for answering future questions that cannot be satisfactorily addressed using single methods or linear disciplinary approaches. By concentrating on related areas of study combined with personal interests or prior experience, each individual can realize significant overlaps of integration with new understanding.

Real Estate Studies

WKU offers three Real Estate Program options to students:

These options prepare students for increasing levels of responsibility and a multitude of careers within the field of real estate. 

Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Study means to explore emerging relationships between several fields. Within one emphasis area, students seek out courses that can better prepare them for answering future questions that cannot be satisfactorily addressed using single methods or linear disciplinary approaches. By concentrating on related areas of study combined with personal interests or prior experience, each individual can realize significant overlaps of integration with new understanding.

Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership offers a great variety of courses and programs that can meet your needs while fitting into your academic plans. We have an undergraduate certificate, a minor in Organizational Leadership, the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, a graduate certificate and the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. We also have a Joint Undergraduate Masters Program (JUMP) which allows our undergraduate students to take 12 hours of graduate level courses. Our programs are designed to accommodate the learning needs of all students by offering courses both online and in person.

Work Force Administration

Workforce Administration (WFA) is a professional bachelors degree program developed for Community/Technical College graduates, adult learners, and career-focused students. WFA compliments your prior coursework and prepares you for supervisory and managerial responsibilities in a variety of industries.

Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership offers a great variety of courses and programs that can meet your needs while fitting into your academic plans. We have an undergraduate certificate, a minor in Organizational Leadership, the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, a graduate certificate and the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. We also have a Joint Undergraduate Masters Program (JUMP) which allows our undergraduate students to take 12 hours of graduate level courses. Our programs are designed to accommodate the learning needs of all students by offering courses both online and in person.


 

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The School of Professional Studies at WKU offers Academic areas in Business Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Organizational Leadership, Real Estate Studies, Work Force Administration and University Experience.


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 Last Modified 10/8/18