Professional Studies, Master | Online (optional) | University of North Alabama | Florence, United States
24 months
740 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
740 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6105 USD/year
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The Master of Professional Studies (MPrS) degree program at the University of North Alabama is designed to meet the educational and career-oriented objectives of today's working professionals.


The Master of Professional Studies degree at the University of North Alabama appeals to students interested in building organizational leadership skills in the areas of Community Development, Higher Education Administration, Information Technology, or Security and Safety Leadership. Students customize their area studies while enhancing their knowledge base specific to work and leadership within formal organizations.

Through this program students will demonstrate:

  • an understanding of the nature and impact of major social, economic, and political forces, including population diversity, technological change, and globalization
  • the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences
  • the ability to conduct research and utilize research findings as a foundation for decision making
  • the ability to lead, negotiate, and resolve conflicts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Research for Professionals
  • Professional Communications
  • Leadership, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution
  • Organizations, Institutions, and Change
  • Globalization and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Unconditional Admission:

  • Earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. The baccalaureate degree must bear a strong substantive and conceptual relationship to the applicant's area of specialization within the MPrS degree.
  • Overall undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7 minimum on a 4.0 scale or 3.0 GPA in last 60 hrs. of undergraduate study.
  • The GRE/MAT is NOT required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Florence

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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