Professional Studies – General Studies BLS

Professional Studies is an interdisciplinary concentration in the General Studies major that builds effective communication skills and advances organizational development skills for the workplace. The Professional Studies concentration may be completed either on campus or online.   

This concentration, combined with the General Studies major, is ideal for students who want to maximize transferring in credits completed at other accredited universities or colleges and apply them towards this liberal arts bachelor's degree. Professional Studies concentration students apply their sharpened communication and interpersonal skills in the business or work place and set their goals for higher purposes after graduation.  

Over 86% of Saint Joseph’s University Professional and Liberal Studies and Haub Degree Completion Graduates were employed full-time at the date of graduation. Whereas, 3% of the Professional and Liberal Studies class of 2017 have chosen to further their education by attending graduate school on a full-time basis while 6% have decided to delay their job search.