Now offered at the new King of Prussia Campus and fully online.
Admission | Transfer Credit | Requirements | Tuition
About the Professional Business Program
The Arcadia School of Global Business in conjunction with Arcadia's School of Continuing Studies offers the Professional Business Program
for working professionals looking to complete their undergraduate
degree, advance in their careers and compete in the global workforce.
The curriculum provides educational experiences to upgrade the skills
that adapt and respond to the complexity of today's global business
markets. Focusing on the development of socially responsible decision
makers, the comprehensive curriculum emphasizes experiential learning
and commitment to ethical and sustainable business practices.
Recognizing the importance of work-life balance for each student,
courses are accelerated with fully online courses or evening courses
option at the King of Prussia campus. Dedicated program coaches work
with students to develop a flexible schedule and program plan to help
students meet their career goals.
All courses in Business and Economics are offered in a seven-week
accelerated format. Students may select any course as fully online or
meet one evening a week at the King of Prussia campus from 6-9:30 p.m.
Community College Associate's degree graduates, and/or transfer/returning students who have completed credits towards a bachelor's degree are eligible to apply to this program. Students entering the Professional Business Program must enter the program with at least junior standing (57 or more credits). A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required (students with a 2.00-2.49 GPA may be reviewed). Students may apply for admission for any academic semester. Students will submit an:
- Arcadia University School of Continuing Studies application
- Official transcript from each college/university attended
Transfer and Credit Evaluation
Arcadia University will accept up to 75 credits from regionally accredited two-year institutions and up to 90 credits from regionally accredited four-year institutions.
Transfer credit is granted for college-level work completed at another accredited institution if the course content is comparable to that offered at Arcadia University or appropriate for the degree program.
Credit will not be granted for courses in which grades below "C-" are earned.
Students may be required to take a placement examination in Mathematics and/or Arcadia University Writing Inventory for English composition.
Assignment or exemption for English composition is determined by performance on the Arcadia University Writing Inventory or by a transfer credit evaluation Assignment or exemption for Mathematics is determined by performance on the placement exam or by a transfer credit evaluation
Community College Transfer
Arcadia has core-to-core agreements with Bucks County Community College, Burlington County College, Cecil County Community College, Delaware County Community College, and Montgomery County Community College. Enrollment Management advisers assist students in determining how their existing credits will transfer. Please call 1-877-ARCADIA (877-272-2342) or e-mail the transfer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Other Transfer Options
In addition to core-to-core agreements with community colleges, course credits can be reviewed from other institutions to establish equivalency.The School of Global Business recognizes transfer credit evaluations from professional organizations, such as American Institute of Banking (AIB), American Council on Education, Post-Secondary Organization for Non-Collegiate Sponsored Instruction (ACE, PONSI), ACT-PEP, and Life Organization Management Association (LOMA).
Undergraduate part-time tuition (11 credits or less per semester) is $580 per credit.