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Adult Professional Studies

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Accelerated Adult Programs

Rosemont offers programs designed for adults with few or no prior college credits the opportunity to earn a degree. Our accelerated class schedules, prior learning assessment credit, and on-site and online course options will help you succeed in the classroom and achieve your long-term goals.


Opportunities, connections, and an exceptionally personalized education from industry leaders is what the POWER of small is all about. 

Rosemont offers the following accelerated undergraduate adult programs:

The decision to pursue an undergraduate degree as an adult, whether starting or completing it, isn’t always simple. There are full-time jobs, families, and so many other responsibilities to consider. Rosemont’s School of Professional Studies designs undergraduate programs with flexibility and convenience.

What Is Professional Studies?

The School of Professional Studies offers accelerated programs designed for working adults at the undergraduate (Business Administration and Criminal Justice) level. Academic programs in the School of Professional Studies are designed to improve your opportunity for career enhancement and promotion. Classes are taught by working professionals in their field and class discussions center on real world professional experiences.

  • Classes - one evening a week
  • Seven week courses
  • Multiple start dates throughout the year
  • On-campus or online course formats

Rosemont appreciates the life experience you have and are willing to share in the classroom. Students don't just learn from faculty. They learn from their classmates who add their professional experience to the material they cover each week. 

The POWER of small is many things, including the ability to give our students a lot of personal attention.

  • Average student/faculty ration: 8:1
  • At Rosemont you are a name, never a number
  • Student service professionals are on hand to assist you with the enrollment process

One aspect of the decision process revolves around affordability– "Can I afford to go back to school?" Rest assured that we have thought about that and are doing whatever we can to make a degree reachable for everyone. Our tuition is all inclusive– there are no hidden fees.


Financial Aid for Adult Students

We have financial aid and payment plans available, and we have partnerships with many Philadelphia employers in place to offer discounts to their employees. Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates, or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.