BA in Leadership and Professional Studies

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BA in Leadership and Professional Studies—For Returning Adult Learners
The only program of its kind in New Jersey, the innovative BA in leadership and professional studies lets you combine your work and life experiences and create an individualized degree path that prepares you for a prominent professional role. This affordable program:

  • Allows you to focus on your career goals while building competencies in communication, collaboration, negotiation, and emotional intelligence.
  • Utilizes insight from leaders to develop a curriculum that helps you become a top-level candidate for various opportunities and promotions.
  • Offers supportive resources such as mentors, a success counselor, and faculty advisors.
  • Includes a capstone project in which you will showcase advancement toward your leadership goals.
View requirements and course descriptions in the University Course Catalog
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Your Career Possibilities

The leadership and professional studies program prepares you with skills and perspectives to advance your career in areas such as:

  • Business
  • Technology
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Health Care
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Education, and more

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023 Semester:
December 1, 2022, for freshmen
January 1, 2023, for transfers

WP Online Deadlines:
January 3, 2023 – Spring Session I
March 1, 2023 – Spring Session II
April 25, 2023 – Summer Session I
June 20, 2023 - Summer Session II

For Program Information

Professor Djanna Hill
Chair, Department of Community & Social Justice Studies
Program Director, Leadership and Professional Studies • 973.720.3036