12 months
420 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
420 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
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This graduate-level Professional Studies program from Purdue University Global affords you the flexibility to maximize your transfer credits and customize your degree by selecting from a broad spectrum of courses based on your career goals and interests. 


By developing your skills in one or more focus areas, you’ll increase your marketability, gain a competitive edge in the workforce, and have the opportunity to advance or work in your field of interest. At the Professional Studies program from Purdue University Global you can select courses from a wide range of fields, including business, IT, government, non-profit, legal studies, military, and more.

Our faculty advisers will help you build a flexible Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) to help you customize your degree plan to match your career goals and interests. The core curriculum will help enhance your professional skills so they align with what employers are looking for, such as: professional global communication, research methods and data literacy, ethics, visionary leadership, understanding conflict and collaboration, competitive positioning, planning, and decision-making.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Communication: Communicate effectively in a diverse global environment.
  • Research and Data Literacy: Apply data-driven approaches to making decisions that improve professional practice and implement innovative solutions.
  • Ethical Leadership: Evaluate the ethical implications of organizational decisions in the broader global community.
  • Problem-Solving: Analyze information from multiple sources and provide solutions to problems in a professional context that demonstrate strategic thinking.
  • Development: Develop an individualized program-specific outcome directly corresponding to the student's area of study and matching their professional area of interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Capstone in Professional Studies
  • Professional Global Communication
  • Professional Research Methods and Data Literacy
  • Professional and Organizational Ethics
  • Visionary Leadership, Conflict, and Collaboration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enroll in the Master of Science in Accounting, you must possess a bachelor’s degree in the field of business from an accredited college or university or 45 credit hours of undergraduate coursework across the ACBSP's Common Professional Components (CPC).  
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Submit applicable fees
  • Visa requirements
  • Proof of secondary completion
  • Transcripts 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Indianapolis

1017 - 1926 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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