The UAH Bachelor of Arts or Science in Professional Studies is an interdisciplinary degree program that makes completing a degree from an accredited university convenient for adult students.

Online Degree Options Now Available!

We understand the importance of education in today's world, but we also realize life can sometimes get in the way. The UAH Bachelor of Arts or Science in Professional Studies is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and adult students; balancing academic rigor with flexibility and value. 

Available Concentrations Include:

Organizational Studies Available Online

Organizational StudiesPrepare for careers that involve finding solutions to human problems in organizations and communities. Coursework will focus on business (emphasis on management and information systems) and humanities/social sciences (emphasis on communications, philosophy, political science, psychology, education, and/or sociology). The depth curriculum will include organizational theory and behavior, professional ethics, management, information systems, individual and group dynamics, and communication skills. Students will acquire an understanding of human behavior in groups, organizations, and larger systems.

Leadership Strategies and Dynamics Available Online

Leadership Strategies and DynamicsDevelop an understanding of foundational leadership theory in your chosen context. Focus on the nature of leadership in a variety of settings and prepare for leadership responsibility in the community and in your selected profession. Coursework will focus on business (emphasis on leadership and management) and social sciences/humanities (emphasis on communications, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and/or sociology). Courses will provide an educational experience in theories of motivation, leadership styles, organizational and group behavior, professional ethics, communication, theories of cultural difference and multicultural communication, human resources, and/or budgeting.

Technology, Science and Society Available Blended

Technology, Science and SocietyIntegrate the study of science, engineering and/or technology with its social and cultural impact on humanity. Coursework will focus on developing a broad understanding of the technical, historical and social dimensions of science and technology. Curriculum options include engineering, the natural sciences, computer science, information sciences, business, the social sciences, and/or humanities. The curriculum provides an interdisciplinary approach to explore the significance, challenges and effects that science and technology present to society. Courses will allow students to incorporate technical scientific knowledge with analytical thinking from a social perspective.

Engineering Technology Available Blended

Engineering TechnologyFocus on the application and implementation of engineering techniques; analysis and critical thinking; and effective communication skills.

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Student outcomes include the following:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.

Engineering Technology graduates typically occupy careers in industry that tend to be more on the applied side of engineering, such as:

  • Distribution and Sales
  • Service and Maintenance
  • Operations
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Product Design

Why Complete Your Degree at UAH?

  • We are focused on your specific goals
  • Program is structured to fit your busy schedule
  • Personal support and encouragement
  • UAH is an accredited university with a strong reputation
  • Transfer previous credits for up to 75% of degree

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Bachelor Professional Studies - Interdisciplinary Degree - Adult Degree Completion Program

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Why Choose Professional Studies?
  • Apply transfer credits for up to 75% of your degree
  • Customize your plan of study
  • Online and campus course options
  • Select from multiple concentrations
  • Apply up to 34 hours of technical credits
  • Transitional courses support your return to college
  • Use ACE recommended credit from military training
  • Learn about tuition costs and financial aid options


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