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School for Professional Advancement

Regis College's School for Professional Advancement offers a values-centered Jesuit education specifically designed for the adult learner. Our students are working professionals, parents and spouses seeking their bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited University that respects the balance between work, school and family. We are proud of our reputation as a national leader in adult education, offering innovative online learning, multiple campus locations, nationally-recognized curriculum and dedicated, award-winning faculty.

Flexible

We know that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn't work when it comes to your education. Many of our programs are taught either online or on-campus during the evenings, so you can choose a path that best works your schedule, learning style and life.


Accessible

Backed by over 130 years of tradition and academic excellence, Regis College's School for Professional Advancement continues to make earning a respected degree accessible and affordable through online program formats and generous financial aid packages.


Focused

You're here to get a degree, and we're here to help. Our programs are highly specialized so that you can immediately apply the skills you learn in the classroom to the real working world and start getting a return on your educational investment. Our Experiential Learning opportunities get students out of the classroom to learn in hands-on environments.


Degrees and Programs

Undergraduate

|  Bachelor of Arts: Communication

|  Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts

|  Bachelor of Arts: Social Science

| Bachelor of Applied Science

|  Bachelor of Science: Applied Psychology

|  Bachelor of Science: Criminology

Graduate

|  Master of Arts
Specializations available in Applied Psychology, Communication, Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Literature, Religious Studies

|  Master of Science: Criminology 

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Dean, Regis College School for Professional Advancement
Our Location

David Clarke Hall houses the School for Professional Advancement, including administrative offices and the Office of the Dean. Check it out on our interactive map.

Mission

The School for Professional Advancement provides transformational learning experiences in the fields of education, liberal arts and the natural and social sciences. Our programs offer rigorous study through a unique integration of Jesuit traditions with theoretical, technological and scientific advances to foster academic, personal and career growth.

Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Care for the whole person
  • Skillful application of knowledge
  • Scholarship
  • Reflective practice
  • Teamwork
  • Communication

Vision

Guided by our Jesuit heritage, the School for Professional Advancement will provide a rigorous, values-based, transformative education that will best enable students of all backgrounds to meet their academic and professional goals, and that will prepare and challenge them to lead courageous, socially responsible lives of integrity in which they will engage the world meaningfully and inspire others on behalf of the common good.

Core Studies

Core Studies

The School for Professional Advancement's core studies program is designed to help students succeed in their program and graduate with a solid foundation of liberal arts coursework.

Cornerstone Program

Cornerstone Program

If you are transferring fewer than 45 credit hours or starting your education fresh, you will begin at Regis with Cornerstone, part of Regis's undergraduate adult learner core curriculum.

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

The Experiential Capstone builds a bridge between your academic program and its vocational application. The course ensures that you will be able to apply what you have learned as a student to advance your career goals.

GLOBAL Inclusive College Certificate

Regis University’s GLOBAL Program is an inclusive higher education program that provides a collegiate experience for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

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