School of Professional Studies for Adults

Take the next step, in both your life and your career, with the School of Professional Studies at WPU.

There are many reasons to seek a degree as an adult learner. Continuing your education can create better opportunities within your field or help you to pursue your interests in other fields – no matter your reason, WPU has a program to help you achieve your personal or professional goals!

Admissions Steps

  • Apply
    Applying is Easy

    We applaud you for all your hard work to get to this point, and we are pleased and honored that you’ve chosen to apply to WPU.

    Let’s get started on your application. When you are finished, remember to submit your transcripts. If you have any questions regarding your application status, please email us in the Office of Admissions, or call 919-508-2214.


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  • Send My Transcripts
    Submit Your Transcripts

    Please send transcripts for all schools attended (high school and college). Have questions about transferable credits? No problem.

    Contact an Admissions Counselor

  • Check My Application Status
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    Follow this link to see the status of your application.

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  • Fall 2020 Semester Schedule (Updated 6.3.2020)
    Fall 2020 Semester Schedule 

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Adult & Professional Studies At-a-Glance

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Our Adult & Professional Studies Programs are the smart choice for discerning students who expect more from their education

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“They help you work through your challenges as far as scheduling goes. The class sizes are small, the instructors are accessible to you – plus it’s affordable.”
Ferdinand Griffin
SPS Student

Hear how Harrison balances parenting with studying at WPU’s School of Professional Studies.