B.S. in Professional Studies — Teacher Education (IDS)

College of Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies, offered online or on campus, is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to help you move ahead in your chosen career. As Regent’s most transfer-friendly degree program, the B.S. in Professional Studies accepts more transfer credits than other majors, making it the ideal choice for adult learners and military personnel. Build upon essential General Education core knowledge in communication, leadership, management, critical thinking and problem solving – all from a Christian perspective.  Through the Teacher Education (Interdisciplinary Studies) concentration, you will be prepared to engage learners as you complete coursework in English, math, science, history, humanities and computer technology.

  • Examine classroom management skills and instructional methods for students from gifted to those with disabling conditions.
  • Explore student growth and development and how to meet their unique learning needs.
  • Choose coursework from curriculum design and assessment techniques to methods for teaching reading, history and math, according to your area of interest.
  • Apply existing college and military credit to fast track your degree completion.
  • Determine if your credits earned at another institution will transfer.

Career Opportunities:

  • Teaching
  • Corporate Training & Development
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Education Office Administration
  • Preparation for master's in teaching

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Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

Traditional/On-Campus

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester

  • Less than 12 credit hours

 

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee  (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment Deposit – On-Campus Students

Enrollment Deposit – Evening/Online Students

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$250/Term

Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$19/Term

Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$20/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)

$100/Term

Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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A B.S. in Professional Studies with a concentration in Teacher Education does not qualify a student for state educational licensure.

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