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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

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The B.A. in professional studies is a flexible, self-designed, 100% online degree program for adults with specific career goals. You’ll focus your learning in a specific area of interest, including business, human resources, criminal justice, communications, social services, and more—virtually any field of interest or professional endeavor. More than a third of our adult students choose the B.A. in professional studies because it allows them to structure a degree program from a variety of previously earned college credits.

Our focused, individualized advising model will help you chart a course to a degree that meets your interest and goals. You’ll graduate with the credentials you need to advance in your current career or branch out to a new profession.