Professional studies

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"Professional studies" is a term used to classify academic programs which are applied or interdisciplinary in focus.wikipedia
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Bachelor's degree

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* Bachelor
The Bachelor of Professional Studies is awarded to students who major in professional career studies.

Profession

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The term can also be used for non-academic training for a specific profession.

Practice-based professional learning

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Professional studies usually combine theory and practice-based professional learning, focusing on a body of knowledge that is more strictly delineated and canonical than non-professional studies.

Body of knowledge

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Professional studies usually combine theory and practice-based professional learning, focusing on a body of knowledge that is more strictly delineated and canonical than non-professional studies.

Canon (basic principle)

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Professional studies usually combine theory and practice-based professional learning, focusing on a body of knowledge that is more strictly delineated and canonical than non-professional studies.

Standard of care

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Students are trained to ensure expected standards and adequate service delivery in the best practice of a profession.

Best practice

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Students are trained to ensure expected standards and adequate service delivery in the best practice of a profession.

Master of Professional Studies

M.P.S.MPSMaster of Professional Studies (MPS)
Professional studies may lead to academic degrees such as the Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Master of Professional Studies (MPS), or Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS).

Doctor of Professional Studies

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Professional studies may lead to academic degrees such as the Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Master of Professional Studies (MPS), or Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS).

Bachelor of General Studies

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A BPS is similar to a Bachelor of General Studies with a greater emphasis on practical and technical training (and a corresponding lower emphasis on liberal arts), and therefore of greater interest to mid-career students.

Liberal arts education

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A BPS is similar to a Bachelor of General Studies with a greater emphasis on practical and technical training (and a corresponding lower emphasis on liberal arts), and therefore of greater interest to mid-career students.

Thesis

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MPS degrees are usually course-based with a report or project component rather than a research thesis.

National Science Foundation

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The US National Science Foundation considers a DPS to be equivalent to a PhD.

Doctor of Philosophy

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The US National Science Foundation considers a DPS to be equivalent to a PhD.

Trinity Western University

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It has a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies curriculum, offering 45 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate and post-graduate programs.

Lourdes University

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As a Franciscan university, Lourdes students receive a liberal arts curriculum with application to the professional studies.

King Saud University

Riyadh UniversityUniversity of RiyadhKing Khalid University Hospital
The university offers courses in the natural sciences, the humanities, and professional studies, and many courses are tuition-free.

Judd H. Lyons

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He received a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Human Resources Management from Bellevue University in 1994.

Urban university

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The Committee on Urban Programs defines an urban university as having "a campus located in a major urban area and a substantial number of commuter students. It provides a broad range of undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs, and makes all levels of higher education more accessible to students living in the urban community. Through urban-oriented education, research, and service strategies, an urban university manifests a deep sense of responsibility to its urban constituencies and attempts to assist them in coping with their problems."

Alex Ferrer

Alex E. Ferrercharged with a fraudulent Medicare scheme
While working as a police officer, Ferrer received a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree from Barry University.

Megan Marie Hart

She received a Professional Studies Certificate (PS) from Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Mignon Dunn.

Taylor University

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Degrees are now awarded by four different schools: Liberal Arts, Natural & Applied Sciences, Business, and Professional Studies.

European College of Business and Management

The programme is suitable for applicants with a Bachelor's degree or Bachelor Professional (CCI), which may be in a business subject but degrees in other disciplines can also be considered.

Examen philosophicum

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Both Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum are compulsory parts of most bachelor's degrees in Norway: mainly professional studies at university colleges and a few natural science studies at universities are exempt from either one or both.