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Professional Studies

University of North Alabama

Master
24 months
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326 USD/credit
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The Master of Professional Studies (M.Pr.S) degree is an applied professional program with workforce development, organizational leadership and personal development at the core of its mission.

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Overview

This graduate degree is designed to provide students an accessible, online, and affordable opportunity to achieve their educational and professional objectives.

The M.Pr.S degree is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The program is a 33 to 36 credit hour graduate degree program with a thesis or non-thesis option.

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
  • an understanding of ethical bases for decision making
  • the ability to lead, negotiate, and resolve conflicts

Students will acquire and demonstrate these skills through a specific set of six required core courses and a set of four courses within one of the following specialization areas:  Higher Education Administration, Community Development, Security and Safety Leadership, and Information Technology.

Programme Structure

Students will acquire and demonstrate these skills through a specific set of six required core courses and a set of four courses within one of the following specialization areas:  Higher Education Administration, Community Development, Security and Safety Leadership, and Information Technology.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Diploma and Transcripts: An official notarized copy of your latest diploma and transcripts and - if applicable - your undergraduate diploma should be submitted to finalize admission. All transcripts should be notarized of attested by a government institution.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Bank Letter and Affidavit of Support
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of one hundred dollars ($100) is required of every international applicant.
  • Academic Placement: For US students, UNA uses ACT or SAT scores for advising and registration purposes, but international students are not required to submit any of these tests for admissions.

Other Language Proficiency Required Scores:

  • CBT = 213
  • TOEIC = 670
  • PTE = 54

Tuition Fee

  • International

    326 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 326 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    326 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 326 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

*per hour

Funding

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