About SPS


No matter what you are looking for in a continuing education program, whether you are starting from scratch or looking to finish what you started, the School of Professional Studies has a program for you. We offer accelerated degree programs with flexible schedules designed for busy adults. Enroll in a degree program or take courses to meet your own personal or professional goals. With six start dates per year, now is the time to take the next step.

We understand that your time is valuable. That is why our curriculum focuses on relevant skills and outcomes', meaning each class brings you a step closer to your career goals. We also foster a supportive academic community offering support and structure you will need to maximize every minute you spend in a classroom. Take the leap and learn the skills you will need to take the next step in your career.

As a student in our School of Professional Studies, you have options when it comes to the location of your courses. Perhaps it is more convenient for you to attend classes during the evening or on Saturday's at the WPU campus in downtown Raleigh, or maybe you have relocated out of the area or it is more convenient for you to access your education online; there is an option for all. Regardless of where you take your classes, you are eligible for all of the benefits and services afforded to all students in the School of Professional Studies at WPU.

Did you know: the National Survey of Student Engagement consistently rates William Peace University among the top 10% of colleges and universities nationwide. Nowhere is our commitment to students more evident than our outcomes. On average, over 90% of graduates go on to graduate school or a career after graduation; in fact, last year this was 96%.

Every School of Professional Studies graduate has lifetime access to Career Services at William Peace University. Our trained advisors work individually with each student and graduate, helping them chart the next step in their professional lives.

The School of Professional Studies at William Peace University gives you the opportunity to earn a private school education at a price you can afford. At only $275 per credit, with no fees, the School of Professional Studies offers a tuition rate that is among the most competitive in the Raleigh-Durham area.