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Interdisciplinary Professional Studies Online Emphasis Areas

Online emphasis areas are available to students who take classes 100% online.

Choose one of the following in-demand emphasis areas to complete your Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies:

  • Community and Social Impact Emphasis
  • Cyber Operations Management Emphasis
  • Design and Media Management Emphasis

Do you want to customize your degree path and take a combination of online and in-person classes? Learn how to build a custom interdisciplinary professional studies degree.

Selecting a full-time or part-time schedule

Multiple start dates are available throughout the academic year, and you can complete your degree on a part-time or full-time schedule that works for you.

Before deciding on a part-time or full-time schedule ask yourself:

  • Do I have seven to nine hours per week per class, to devote to studying?
  • What other obligations currently require my time?

Online Emphasis Areas


Your academic advisor will help you navigate the details of earning credit during an internship or while on the job. Credits earned during an internship can be connected to your concentration or emphasis area and help you fulfill upper-division credit requirements.

More About Internships

Credit for Prior Learning

The interdisciplinary professional studies program allows students to earn credit for past professional experience through a seminar and portfolio review process. Ask your student success coach about how you can get credit for prior learning and test out of up to 12 credits.

Learn More About Credit for Prior Learning

Steps to Graduation

As you near your final semester you will begin to take steps towards graduation. You will work with your advisor to review the graduation requirements, fill out a form verifying you have the required credits to graduate, enroll in your final capstone courses, apply for graduation through your student center and then participate in your commencement ceremony. Our graduation guide takes you through each step in detail.

Graduation Guide

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