Accelerate Your Career with a Trinity Degree

The School of Professional Studies specializes in innovative business, education, and liberal arts programs at the undergraduate level that are designed for students who seek to advance their career or make a career change.

Affordable: Trinity’s tuition is among the very lowest of private colleges and universities in the Washington area, and Trinity’s Financial Aid staff will work with you every step of the way. Tuition in the School of Professional Studies is $590 per credit hour or $1,770 per class. Working Adults are considered full-time in the School of Professional Studies taking 3 classes (9 credits) in a semester. The average student takes 3 courses in fall, 3 in spring and 2 in summer. That equals 8 classes per academic year at a cost $14,160. Our semesters are accelerated, which means our classes run in 8-week terms enabling students to maximize the time spent in class and still balance work and family obligations. Our staff can help you figure out the best way to manage your course schedule and financing.

Convenient: Trinity offers flexible evening and weekend classes and accelerated degree programs with 8-week classes  to accommodate busy students balancing school, career and family. Trinity’s locations are also convenient: Trinity’s main campus is on the Red Line, just minutes from downtown D.C. and Capitol Hill; Trinity at THEARC in southeast D.C. is on the Green Line and close to communities and employers in Maryland. Trinity is the only university to offer college degrees East of the River.

Transfer Students Welcome! Most students in the School of Professional Studies have taken several courses at one or more colleges and universities over the years. Like you, they are ready to finally complete their college degrees. The staff in Admissions and the School of Professional Studies streamline that process, from transferring college credits to advising students on the courses to take to finish their degrees. If you are just starting your degree, Trinity is a great place to begin your journey!

Career-focused Degrees: Completing a degree is important and so is selecting a major that will help you advance your career – or change to a new profession. Trinity’s School of Professional Studies offers a wide choice of degrees:

Certificate Programs

Associate’s Degree Programs (A.A.)

Bachelor’s Degree Programs (B.A. & B.S.)

Accounting (B.S.)
In the current era of global competition, management of costs is vital to ensuring organizations’ and corporations’ financial viability and profitability. Accounting professionals implement effective cost control measures across all sectors.
Business Administration (B.S.)
Our business administration program equips students with a solid understanding of the various functional areas of business and the analytical and communication skills that are essential to develop and implement effective strategies in a competitive environment.
Business Administration with Human Resource Management (B.S.)
Prepare to attract, manage and develop the workforce organizations need to ensure a strategic competitive advantage in a fluid local economy that is influenced by global pressures.
Criminal Justice (Evening)
Trinity's criminal justice program focuses on the role of criminal justice within the broader concept of social justice in a multi-cultural, industrialized democracy.
Early Childhood Community Education (B.A.)
Prepare for a career in childcare centers or assisting in early childhood education environments.
Early Childhood Education
Believe in the possibilities for all young children and in your role as an early childhood education teacher in realizing and expanding these possibilities.
Early Childhood Education (B.A.)
Prepare for a career and licensure in early childhood education (ages 3-8).
General Studies (B.A.)
Trinity's general studies students hone their critical thinking and writing skills while enjoying the flexibility of choosing their own areas of focus according to their interests and experiences.
Health Services B.A.
Trinity's Health Services degree prepares future health care leaders to confidently navigate the health care system and enact positive change.
Human Relations (B.A.)
Better understand human behavior and the social world as you develop a scholarly perspective in the two major social science areas of psychology and sociology.
Journalism and Media Studies
With a B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies, a student who sees herself as a non-fiction storyteller with a passion to educate and engage an audience with words, sounds and visuals, has a career in her future as a digital journalist, media manager or communications specialist.
Psychology (Evening)
Prepare for a career or graduate study in mental health and human services with a solid foundation in research, theory and practical skills.