Your Future in Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies accelerated online degree program at Charleston Southern University is recognized by US News & World Report as the #11 for the Best Online Program in the nation.  Working individuals who are currently in a professional role or looking to enter this business-related field can achieve academic success by exploring a wealth of options to support their personal career goals. 

By combining a foundation in business management and a specified professional emphasis in Healthcare Administration, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resources, Management, Project Management, or Supply Chain Management, the BS in Professional Studies allows students to personally select an area that best supports their current or future professional endeavors.

Please access the full BS in Professional Studies academic catalog, including concentration opportunities, for the 2021-2022 academic year to learn more about this opportunity.


CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and was recently ranked as #11 nationwide for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs (US News & World Report, 2020).

Marc Embler

Marc Embler

Dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies, Associate VPAA for CSU Online


Why Professional Studies at CSU?

Charleston Southern Online is top-ranked in South Carolina for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by US News & World Report. This major is fully online and provides traditional and nontraditional students an opportunity to earn a degree with concentrations of their choosing. With an accelerated 7-week format, this degree is flexible for full-time working adults.

As a Professional Studies major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Human Resource Management 
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Healthcare Administration

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • IT
  • Web Management
  • Human Resources
  • Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • And so much more!
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Charleston Southern Online

Charleston Southern Online offers degrees within a variety of disciplines fully online or in a blended format. Each degree program is combined with a comprehensive liberal arts foundation, which is designed to develop problem-solving and communication skills.

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