Online Professional Studies Bachelor's Degree Program Details


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Application deadlines:

Spring: Dec. 15

Summer: May 15

Fall: Aug. 1

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Bachelor of Professional Studies

Application requirements

  1. Admission to the University of Kansas
  2. Official transcript from each college you have attended

See additional university admissions requirements at admissions.ku.edu/requirements.

Curriculum and requirements

KU Core: 30 credit hours

The KU Core is the university-wide curriculum that all incoming students will fulfill as part of their degree, in addition to degree-specific and major requirements. Completion of an AA degree at a Kansas community college satisfies KU Core goals 1-3. For more information, visit: kucore.ku.edu.

Goal 1: Critical Thinking & Quantitative Literacy | 2 Units

Goal 2: Communication | 3 Units

Goal 3: Breadth of Knowledge | 3 Units

Goal 4: Culture and Diversity | 2 Units

Goal 5: Social Responsibility and Ethics | 1 Unit

Goal 6: Integration and Creativity | 1 Unit

Transfer Credit

  • A maximum of 64 transferable credit hours from community colleges (outside of Kansas) count toward minimum cumulative total hours (120). A maximum of 75 credit hours can be transferred from Kansas community colleges, JCCC and KCKCC. Contact the program’s Academic Success Coach for more information
  • Only transfer grades of C or higher count toward KU degree requirements
  • Learn more at credittransfer.ku.edu

Graduation Requirements

  • 120-credit-hour minimum
  • 45 must be junior/senior-level, with at least 30 junior/ senior-level through KU

Minimum 2.0 KU GPA in junior/senior (300+) courses in the major and a minimum 2.0 KU GPA in all KU course work, overall cumulative GPA including transfer credits must be at least 2.0

Required courses:

Course name

Credit hours

KU code

PFS 301: Communication in the Workplace

3

PFS 301

PFS 302: Leadership in Practice

 

3

PFS 302

PFS 303: Professionalism and the Workplace

 

3

PFS 303

MATH 365: Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 365

 

Emphasis/Concentration Tracks
Students must choose at least one emphasis

Project Management Concentration
Concentration Requirements: 18 credit hours of 300+ level or above

Course NameCredit hoursKU code
PMGT 305: Foundations of Project Management3PMGT 305
PMGT 310: Project Communications3PMGT 310
PMGT 315: Project Scheduling and Control3PMGT 315
PMGT 320: Introduction to Microsoft Project3PMGT 320
PMGT 325: Effective Project Team Leadership3PMGT 325
PMGT 330: Organizational Strategy and Project Initiation3PMGT 330
PMGT 335: Project Stakeholder Engagement

3

PMGT 335
PMGT 405: Organizational and Project Risk Management3PMGT 405
PMGT 410: Managing Project Success3PMGT 410
PMGT 415: Project Procurement and Supply Chain Management3PMGT 415
PMGT 420: Emerging Trends in Project Management3PMGT 420
PMGT 425: Global Project Management3PMGT 425
PMGT 430: Managing Virtual Project Teams3PMGT 430
PMGT 510: Advanced Agile Approaches to Project Management3PMGT 510
PMGT 520: Advanced Microsoft Project3PMGT 520

 

Health Policy and Management Concentration
Concentration Requirements: 18 credit hours of 300+ level or above

 

Course nameCredit hoursKU Code
HMGT 300: Introduction to Healthcare Management3HGMT 300
HMGT 305: Health Policy and Healthcare Systems3HGMT 305
HMGT 310: Health Communication3HGMT 310
HMGT 320: Applied Healthcare Law and Ethics3HGMT 320
HSCI 340: Introduction to Public Health3HSCI 340
HSCI 421: Public Health Nutrition3HSCI 321
HSCI 440: Introduction to Epidemiology3HSCI 440
HSCI 441: Population Health3HSCI 441
HSCI 445: Introduction to Environmental Health3HSCI 445
HSCI 499: Topics in Health Sciences3HSCI 499


Elective Courses: 57 credit hours (secondary emphasis area or minor encouraged)

Capstone: PFS 599 Professional Studies Capstone

Questions?

Alyson Germinder
Academic Success Coach