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School for Professional Studies

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Earn an Education That Fits You, and Your Life.

Saint Louis University’s School for Professional Studies offers flexible, online programs that fit your goals, your life and your lifelong pursuit of greater truth.

With six accelerated, eight-week terms each year, you can begin working toward your degrees at any time. Take one or more courses per term – choose the pace that’s right for you. And you can be confident that Saint Louis University is the right choice to continue your education. In fact, 90 percent of our alumni are either working or in graduate school six months after graduating. Among those, 95 percent are working in their chosen field.

Adding to the value, classes at SLU’s School for Professional Studies are offered at half the cost of a traditional degree. Active military, benefit-eligible veterans and first responders can take courses at an additional reduced rate.

What Makes Us Unique

Whether you want to increase your earning potential, be promoted in your current field or change careers, we designed our programs with you in mind.

Take Classes 100% Online

Study when and where it's convenient for you.

Earn Your Degree Faster

You'll take shorter, eight-week classes rather than traditional semester-long classes. Earn up to 30 credits a year to complete your educational goals faster.

Choose Your Start Date

Since we offer six, eight-week terms, you can start your studies anytime during the year. Terms begin in January, March, May, June, August and October.

Qualify for Affordable Rates

You'll receive a quality education from Saint Louis University at a reduced rate. Military, veterans and first-responders pay only $295 per credit hour.

Get Credit for What You Already Know

SLU accepts transfer credits and offers credit for prior learning through the American Council of Education, the College-Level Examination Program and the United States Department of Defense DSST examinations.

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