Professional Development

Let this degree be the stepping stone to where you want to go. If you need flexibility, have some credits you want to transfer, or desire a promotion at work, a Professional Development degree may be a good place to start.

What you’ll love about Professional Development

Your Subject

The subject area may be broadly defined as courses in common disciplines (i.e. science, foreign language, business, etc.).

Your Pace

Go at your pace while being a part of the AU culture and student experience.

Your Format

After you chose your subject, format your schedule the way you want it to look with a variety of courses.

Your Career

At Anderson University, we want to get to know you, partner with you, and help you move forward in your career.

Your Success

Courses include both theory and practical application and are taught by the same outstanding faculty as our award-winning programs.

Your Degree

With a liberal arts degree, you get to experience a variety of disciplines to discover what you are drawn to.

The Student Experience

Each experience depends on the concentration the student selects. Students may have an internship, go on a Tri-S global trip, or participate in community service for part of their experience.


  • Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (applied to tuition): $50
  • Tuition Per Credit Hour: $420
  • Total Program (approx 60 hours, varies per person): $25,000 for 60 credit hours
  • Textbooks purchased independently


How to Apply

Completed application materials are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Here’s how to get started:


Complete the free application. Within the application, you will be asked to add the email addresses of three people who will complete a recommendation form for you. When you submit your application, a short recommendation form will be automatically sent to your references.


Schedule your in-person or virtual visit. Come see what your life will be like in the program: tour the apartments, meet with faculty, and talk with current students. 


Complete your application packet.


After you have been admitted, log back into your application to pay your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit. Apartment preferences will be given in the order of deposits received.


  • LART 4500 
  • 30 hours in concentration area (and 2.0 GPA in concentration area)
  • 40-43 hours of liberal arts core requirements


Additional Requirements

  • At least 30 hours from upper-division courses
  • At least 60 hours completed at Anderson University
  • 120 total hours completed (2.0 GPA)


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