University of Southern Indiana
Adult Learner

Bachelor of Professional Studies

A degree that matters, no matter your age.

USI's Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) provides adult students with a convenient, affordable path to a college degree. 

Designed for working adults, military veterans, active-duty service members and other nontraditional students, the Bachelor of Professional Studies program empowers you to build on prior knowledge you've gained both inside and outside of the classroom. We'll work with you to devise a personalized bachelor's degree program that integrates your:

  • Previously earned college credits
  • Technical education
  • Military service
  • Professional training

You'll graduate with a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, gain new skills that can advance your career, create new job opportunities and increase your earning power.

Get started now to find out how you can complete a college degree in the Bachelor of Professional Studies program.

Do you have . . . ?


Some college but no degree?


Military experience, past or present?


Employment in business or manufacturing?

Move your career forward with a Professional Studies degree.

Before you begin USI's Bachelor of Professional Studies degree program, we'll analyze your previous college credits, professional training, military service and other educational experience. We'll help you devise a personalized degree plan, placing you on the Professional Studies degree track that best fits your career goals.

You can choose from one of three bachelor's degree tracks in the Bachelor of Professional Studies program:

  • Enterprising Leadership
  • Public Service
  • Individual Studies

The length of your program will depend upon your prior college experience, your professional or technical training and whether you want to enroll full- or part-time. The program also offers opportunities to complete coursework online.

Your military service and training will be converted into college credit through the Joint Services Transcript or the Community College of the Air Force. For information on USI application fee waivers, military credit and military benefits, contact USI Veteran, Military and Family Resource Center.

Contact USI to get more information about USI's Professional Studies bachelor's degree. If you're new to USI, contact Admission at 800-467-1965. If you've previously been a USI student and would like to be readmitted, contact the Registrar's Office at 800-467-1965.

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