School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies, offers courses during the day, evening, weekend, and online in an accelerated format. Classroom course work is offered at three learning centers in San Antonio and one in Corpus Christi, Texas.  Blended classes are offered on Saturday mornings at the Northwest Center in San Antonio.  The School of Professional Studies also offers Graduate courses in the evenings and weekends in San Antonio and Corpus Christi.  All programs are offered online as well.

Undergraduate and graduate courses are offered in an eight-week accelerated format during six terms a year. In the undergraduate programs, students can earn up to 36 hours of credit per year by attending two classes each term. Courses are offered one night per week for four hours. Our daytime and Saturday blended course format requires students attend class two hours per week with the remainder of the work being done online. Some centers also offer courses just one night per week for four hours. Online courses are asynchronous, allowing the student maximum flexibility throughout the week.

The School of Professional Studies is also the home of several military-centric program offerings and collaborations. These offerings are delivered online, in the classroom, and in select course via online accelerated formats. Service specific collaborations include GoArmyEd, Navy College Program Distance Learning Program (NCPDLP), and the Air University Associates-to-Baccalaureate Cooperation (AU-ABC). The University of the Incarnate Word is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges. Collaborations with the Defense Health Agency's Medical Education and Training Campus, the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, the US Army Academy of Health Sciences, the US Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, and the College of Allied Health Sciences at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences provide required and voluntary education degree completion opportunities in a variety of programmatically accredited allied health care/science and leadership.

Undergraduate Programs Offered Through The School of Professional Studies:

  • Associate of Arts in Adult Instruction and Training (AA)
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AA)
  • Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AA)
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA)
  • Associate of Science in Health Sciences (AS) with concentrations in:


General/Military Studies

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Respiratory Therapy

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Administration (BA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources (BA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (BA) (Non-Certification)
  • Bachelor of Arts Organizational Development (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BS) with concentrations in:



General Business



Information Systems

Project Management

Social Marketing

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BS) with concentration in:


General/Military Studies

  • Bachelor of Science in Leadership Studies (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Administration

Available Minors Offered Through the School of Professional Studies

Business Administration

Criminal Justice

Healthcare Management

Human Resource Management

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Leadership Studies

Nonprofit Management

Organizational Communications

Organizational Development

Operations Management

Project Management