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Professional Studies

Earn your associate degree, in-person or online

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Flexible, affordable, online

At Waynesburg University, you can customize your Professional Studies Associate Degree and earn either an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science, based on the courses you plan to take or those you transfer in with. 

Program highlights:

  • 100 percent online 
  • Quick five-week and eight-week courses
  • Financial aid available
  • Convenient start dates throughout the year in each semester
  • No entrance exams required 

Credits Three Ways

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 38 credits from prior college coursework at a community college and/or other colleges/universities.

Life Experience

Let us work with you to determine how your career and life experiences translate into credits. Together, we'll consider your military service, professional experience, certificates, life experiences and/or CLEP examinations.

WU Credits

Earn a minimum of 22 credits through WU's Online Associate Degree Program to complete your degree! With the option of stepping in and out of the program, you'll have the opportunity to earn credits at your own pace. 

Program Quick Facts

ESTIMATED PROGRAM LENGTH One to two years pending amount of accepted transfer credits
CREDIT HOURS 60-61 total credit hours
COURSE LENGTH 5 weeks and 8 weeks


Interested in completing your Bachelor's degree?

Waynesburg University also offers an Online Degree Completion Program for individuals seeking to finish their bachelor's degree. The program can be completed in as little as one year, through our flexible, affordable, online classes designed for working professionals. If you have college credits and/or life experience, we have an efficient pathway for you to earn your degree.

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