School of Professional Studies
The School of Professional Studies program seeks to serve the University by providing educational services to the traditional, non-traditional and adult learner matriculating student. The program provides the means by which the University enriches, expands, and extends its primary missions of teaching, research and community service.
Our school purposely seeks adult and non-traditional learners at specific areas throughout the State of Florida to provide career oriented degree and non-degree programs. Outreach programs have been designed to meet the educational, social and cultural needs of adult learners.
The School of Professional Studies Mission
The School of Professional Studies at Bethune-Cookman University seeks to educate and prepare non-traditional, professionals and educators to investigate and solve domestic and global issues and provide continuous higher learning opportunities for adults who want to begin or advance in careers, enhance lifelong learning, and keep pace with the growing complexities of today’s world.
The School of Professional Studies Vision
The vision of the School of Professional Studies is based on the premises that all persons throughout their lifetime, should be provided with the opportunity to gain knowledge, develop their creative potential, and become a more productive citizens that seek to serve the total University by providing educational services to the nontraditional matriculating student. The purpose of the school is to extend the resources of the University to a wide range of individuals, special interest groups, and targeted audiences not otherwise served by on-going programs, certification and training. Programs within the school are specifically directed toward those individuals who are working adults who need a non-traditional course schedule at off campus locations and/or weekend/evening courses on-campus.