The College of Professional and Continuing Studies meets the needs of diverse groups of learners by providing outstanding academic programs taught by dedicated faculty, at locations and in formats which allow for flexibility and convenience. The College's programs support the educational needs of adult learners returning to school after an extended absence, students who are recently transferring from local community colleges, as well as professionals interested in enhancing their career options.
The College supports the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Sciences in offering selected majors during the evening. Courses in these majors are usually offered in the traditional 15-week format in the Fall and Spring semesters and the six-week format during the summer. Advising for these majors is provided by College of Professional and Continuing Studies advisers.
For additional information on any of these programs, please contact:
Office of Adult Enrollment
The following list contains the majors offered during the evening:
College of Professional and Continuing Studies
Organizational Leadership (curriculum progress chart)
Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership program will gain a solid foundation in leadership skills and explore their own strengths and styles. Courses are designed to help students become more effective, productive, and creative leaders and to implement change within complex organizational structures. This program is delivered 100 percent online.
School of Arts and Sciences
Criminal Justice (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
The Bachelor of Arts program in Criminal Justice provides students with an understanding of crime and the organizations, personnel, and procedures that prevent and respond to crime. Students will learn both the theory and the practices of the criminal justice system. This program provides an excellent base for continued learning and practical preparation for positions in the criminal justice field.
Information Technology (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
The Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology program covers all aspects of computing technology, and focuses on how these skills are applied in an organizational and societal context. The program endeavors to provide students with all the necessary skills and knowledge required for positions within the informational technology field.
Psychology (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
Through this Bachelor of Arts program, students will gain a firm foundation in the core principles, applied practices, and research methodologies necessary for the field of psychology. The program trains students to study and understand the brain and behavior while developing essential communication skills and encouraging experiential learning.
Religion (view curriculum)
The Bachelor of Arts program in Religion provides students with a solid foundation for the academic study of religion. Students will gain the necessary knowledge to continue on to graduate studies or serve in a religious leadership position. The program covers Christianity, as well as the principal religions of the world, including Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
Social Work (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
La Salle University offers two part-time Bachelor of Social Work options: a traditional evening program at Main Campus in Philadelphia and an accelerated hybrid program that is at our Montgomery County Campus in Plymouth Meeting and online. Both programs are intended to help students gain the necessary skills to identify and build on individual and community strength. These programs provide advanced standing to many master’s programs in social work.
With the accelerated program, students can earn their BSW in as little as 15 months. It is the only accelerated program in the area and is designed for adult learners and students coming from community college.
School of Business
Accounting (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
The undergraduate Accounting degree program emphasizes the integration of communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills with knowledge in business. Students will receive a foundation in business and accounting principles, which will prepare them for careers in banking, consulting, or public and private accounting.
General Business Administration (view curriculum) (curriculum progress chart)
The General Business Administration program provides students with a greater understanding of all phases of the business process. It also aims to prepare those students with the background knowledge necessary to seek a graduate degree in a more specialized area of business.
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
ACHIEVE (view curriculum)
La Salle University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing ACHIEVE program prepares students for the National Council’s License Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of the exam, students will become registered professional nurses ready to practice in the field. The program prepares students for graduate study in nursing while strengthening their self concept as a member of the nursing profession. Courses are offered in the evenings and on weekends and do not require you to be a Registered Nurse.
R.N. to B.S.N. - accelerated format (view curriculum)
The R.N. to B.S.N. program provides an online learning opportunity for the adult learner who has family and other life obligations and who wishes to earn a Bachelor’s degree. The coursework is designed to be relevant to clinical practices and emphasizes technology, evidence based practices, and research. La Salle University has a long standing reputation for providing one of the best R.N. to B.S.N. programs for the registered nurse.
R.N. to M.S.N. Bridge - accelerated format (view curriculum)
College of Professional and Continuing Studies Day Program
La Salle’s 2 + 2 Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership option is a cohort degree-completion program designed for students who have earned an associate’s degree and wish to complete a bachelor’s degree at La Salle’s Bucks County Center.
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