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Applied Science

Bachelor of Applied Science

Build broad skills that can be applied to many careers.

With the Regis Bachelor of Applied Science, you’ll develop the management, leadership, critical thinking, writing and communication skills necessary to broaden your career horizons. Designed specifically for community college students to transfer credits seamlessly from their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) major, we offer a generous transfer policy to help you maintain your academic momentum. After all, we believe in giving credit where it’s due.

In addition to the core curriculum, we offer specializations in interdisciplinary studies, homeland security, management and software development to help you further refine your skills. Career paths available to B.A.S. degree holders are diverse — our graduates have gone on to successful careers in computing and IT, addiction studies, hospitality, criminal justice, emergency management, fire science and much more.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on-campus courses
5-, 7- or 8-week terms

Transfer Friendly
Transfer up to 87 credits

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

Max Sotak

"Our BAS degree was designed to maximize transfer for AAS students"

Name: Max H. Sotak, Ph.D., D.Min.
Title: Assistant Dean/Professor
Hometown: Denver, CO

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By the Numbers

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Specializations available (interdisciplinary studies, homeland security, management and software development)
$65683
Avg. salary for B.A.S. degree holder*
$1000000
Additional lifetime earnings for bachelor’s degree vs. high school diploma**

*Payscale, payscale.com/research/US/Degree=Bachelor_of_Applied_Science_(BAS_%2F_BApS)/Salary
**MarketWatch, marketwatch.com/story/a-college-degree-is-worth-1-million-2015-05-07

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Combine Your Bachelor's and Master's with the Regis FastForward Program

The FastForward program at Regis enables you to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree at the same time and get on the fast track to success. Through our dual degree combination options, you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

Program Details

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What Will Your Program Look Like?

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Core and Foundational Studies

Core and foundational courses study subjects such as oral and written communication, English composition, humanities, and social and natural sciences. Credits earned as part of an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in an approved area of study may be counted toward the Regis foundational course requirement.

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Upper Division Requirements

Students complete 12 credit hours of upper-division requirements in areas of leadership skills, ethics and cultural awareness, emotional intelligence and decision making.

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Area of Specialization

Students choose one area of specialization in which to focus their studies. Regis offers specializations in Interdisciplinary Studies, Homeland Security, Management and Software Development.

To apply to the Bachelor of Applied Science program, you will need:

  • A.A.S. degree completed prior to enrollment
  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from prior college(s)
  • Resume

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Program tuition: $485 per credit hour

Total program credits: 120 (credits taken at Regis University will vary based on your number of transfer credits)

Earning your B.A.S in Applied Science from Regis sets you apart and prepares you for professional success–think of it as an investment in your future. And you may be closer to graduation than you realize. View the Transfer Guide for a complete list of transfer credit equivalents that can save you time and money. Between our generous transfer policies, scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future undergraduate financing guide for lots of helpful tips.

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The Bachelor of Applied Science is offered by the School for Professional Advancement within Regis College.