School of Professional Studies | Albright College

School of Professional Studies

Your Next Step to Success Starts Now

Put your career goals into action with an educational experience that’s innovative, cost-effective, and flexible. The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Albright College is designed to meet your motivation with manageable coursework that challenges you to move quickly toward your future.

From application to graduation, you’ll be part of a program where your professional success is the top priority. You’ll have the support of professors, tutors, and academic advisors at each turn, all while building a professional network of peers at one of the most diverse colleges in the country.

Budget-Friendly Pricing

The price of your education shouldn’t be a deal-breaker. That’s why we continue to work toward making college affordable for everyone, and why we’re continually ranked as a Top Performer on Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report. The SPS program offers a new, all-inclusive undergraduate pricing structure of $383-per-credit, and tuition and scholarship assistance is available.

Fast and Flexible

Want to take evening classes after work and dinner? Need Wednesdays clear to coach your child’s soccer team? No problem. With options to study online, in person or hybrid, you have the flexibility to balance your studies with your daily life as it is now. Begin when you’re ready, thanks to five start dates throughout the year. And finish faster – our bachelor’s programs require around 31 class hours and classes just weeks rather than months.

“Albright’s School of Professional Studies offered a clear path and timeline to graduation that fit my schedule. After completing my business degree, I decided to leave the corporate scene and started my own business.”

– Ben Franco ’06, Business Administration, SPS

Explore the Albright SPS Programs

Albright offers accelerated undergraduate degrees in accounting, addictions studies, applied psychology, business administration and interdisciplinary studies and master’s degrees in applied psychology, athletic leadership, business and education.

You can also choose to earn a professional certificate through programs in accounting, addictions studies, digital marketing and sales, music production and educational innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is financial aid available?
Yes, financial aid, and scholarships, are available to qualifying students in the School of Professional Studies.

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What is an adult learner?
An adult learner is anyone who is at least 21 years of age, a veteran/active-duty service member, or someone who assumes multiple adult roles and responsibilities.

How much does the School of Professional Studies cost?
At Albright, there are no surprises. Your SPS undergraduate or certificate tuition includes all fees and is priced at just $383 per credit. Books are not included.

Is my associate’s degree transferrable?
Yes! Many associate’s degrees transfer fully to Albright’s programs and garner automatic program acceptance. We will review your transcripts to see if you qualify.

Are tours available for adult learners?
Yes! We would love to have you on campus for a visit and show you all that we have to offer adult learners like you. Schedule a visit here.

When may I start?
You have multiple opportunities every year to begin your School of Professional Studies program. We offer six start dates per year for undergraduate and certificate programs (two each in the fall, spring and summer), and eight graduate start dates (three in fall and spring, two in the summer) each year.

Who can I contact if I have questions?
For more information on the School of Professional Studies accelerated graduate and bachelor’s degrees and professional certificates, please call 1-888-253-8851 or 610-921-7799, or email

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