Reach the Next Level in Your Career by Completing Your Degree

Nova Southeastern University’s Applied Professional Studies major puts your prior college credits to use and your career goals within reach. In addition to flexible course formats and convenient class schedules, you’ll gain access to support and opportunities from NSU’s dedicated faculty members and extensive alumni network of professionals. With your NSU experience and bachelor's degree, the next stage of your career is in your hands.

Why Should You Major in Applied Professional Studies at NSU?

Design a Degree That’s Practical for the Real World

In this professional development program, you'll complete two concentrations. The first is determined by your prior work and college experience. After completing the general education requirements, you'll consult with an academic advisor to select a second concentration that matches your goals. You’ll select courses that best fit your career plans. Rather than study in one discipline or area of focus, you can focus on applied practical studies. This gives you the opportunity to obtain the skills top employers are looking for, giving you a greater advantage.

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Average Starting Salary

Salaries you can earn with a B.S. in Applied Professional Studies vary widely because of the many career offerings associated with this degree. According to, professionals with this degree earned an average of $65,859 as of 2020.

Shark Destinations

NSU’s Applied Professional Studies program allows you to transfer existing college credits so you can finish your degree in any number of areas. This degree can help you develop the skills you need to further your existing career or get you ready for continuing your education in a master’s program. Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional industries and settings.