Develop your professional, communication and critical thinking skills and earn your bachelor's degree.

Lewis' Professional Studies degree completion program provides working adults with a transfer-friendly path to earning their bachelor's degree.

Career advancement requires a bachelor's degree that is tailored to the skills that companies most value in their leaders: critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and collaborative leadership. All courses in the Professional Studies degree program utilize practical and applied projects, so that you can bring your experience into classes that are engaging, hands-on and relevant. It is Lewis's most transfer-friendly, adult accelerated program, and it will enable you to complete your bachelor's degree efficiently, especially if you have already completed an associate's degree or have significant work experience. You will graduate knowing that you have more than your bachelor's degree - you have the skills to continue to learn and grow in your career.

Is the Professional Studies program right for you?

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Our Professional Studies students most often come from one of the following backgrounds:

  • They have an associate's degree in the Applied Sciences (AAS).
  • They are currently studying in the Community College of the Air Force Associate in Applied Science.
  • They are bringing in a host of transfer credits and looking to earn their bachelor's degree.


This program is designed to help you use all of your transfer credits from associate degree and certificate programs to obtain your degree even faster. Earn credit from your past job experiences using a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) to satisfy your elective credits.

Life After Lewis

Graduates have the communication, collaboration and critical-thinking competencies desired by employers and necessary to climb the career ladder, perform your job more effectively, and gain a greater sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in your life.


Contact an Adult Undergraduate Admission Advisor for a complimentary Transfer Credit evaluation to find out if our Professional Studies program is the right match for you at

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