Expand Your Career Horizons with the Bachelor of Applied Science

Broad skills for modern careers.


Have you earned your associate degree but aren’t sure of your next step? Thinking about getting your bachelor’s but still on the fence? Are you one of those people who is just interested in everything and still haven’t decided on a specialization? Luckily, we have the program for you.

The Bachelor of Applied Science at Regis is designed for community college students to seamlessly transfer credits from their AAS degree into our bachelor’s degree program. Whether your goal is to enhance your professional skills or change careers, our AAS to BAS pathway equips you to play a significant role in the strategic success of today’s organizations.

Choose to specialize in one of four areas to further define your desired skillset, including Management, Homeland Security, Interdisciplinary Studies and our latest addition, Software Development. This newest track equips students with in-demand skills such as software engineering, database programming, machine learning, Unix operating systems and advanced object-oriented programming.

A Bachelor of Applied Science degree is a sound investment in yourself and your future. According to Payscale, the average salary for a BAS graduate is more than $66,000. Not only that, the additional lifetime earnings for those who hold a bachelor’s degree versus those with a high school diploma is estimated to be more than $1 million — how’s that for an ROI?

The BAS degree provides the management, leadership, critical thinking, writing and communication skills needed to broaden students’ career horizons. Bachelor of Applied Science graduates go on to work in diverse fields, including information technology, software development, criminal justice, addiction studies, fire science, emergency management and many more. Explore our program fact sheet to learn more about this versatile degree and the AAS to BAS pathway.

Interested in earning an advanced degree? With the Regis FastForward program you can combine your BAS degree with select master’s programs in an accelerated dual-degree format, saving you both time and money. Available master’s programs for BAS graduates include the M.S. in Organizational Leadership, M.S. in Criminology and the Master of Arts with specializations in communications, literature, creative writing, applied psychology and more.

Get started today with our no-fee application. We look forward to helping you accelerate your career!

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