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Graduate and Professional Studies

The Graduate and Professional Studies Division of Waynesburg University was founded in 1997, and the first off-campus center was established in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Initially, GPS consisted of an undergraduate degree completion program in business as well as an RN to BSN program. The Master of Business Administration Program was founded in 1981, focused on servicing the needs of adult students in this region. Waynesburg then developed and implemented a Master of Education program in 2001 and followed with a Master of Science in Nursing program in 2002. The Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) Division added a fourth discipline in 2004 with a Master of Arts in counseling program. The first doctoral program was established in 2007, and Waynesburg became one of the first universities in the state of Pennsylvania to offer an accredited Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Today, Waynesburg University maintains an additional site for graduate and professional studies in Southpointe while also traveling on-site for curriculum delivery in many of the region’s hospitals. The majority of the GPS programs are now offered fully online. Waynesburg University continues to be a leader in adult education in the Western Pennsylvania region with a focus on quality academic programs integrated with technology and delivered by expert faculty.

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