Integrative Professional Studies BA, BS

Integrative Professional Studies at SUNY Oswego prepares students and professionals to be leaders in the workplace of the future. Whether you want to complete your degree or go to the next level, IPS will help you succeed on your own schedule. 

Overview

We offer a BA and a BS degree in Integrative Professional Studies (IPS). This choice allows you to focus on topics that benefit your personal or professional journey. IPS students work one-on-one with an Academic Planning Coordinator to select which pathway is best for them. This degree maximizes transfer credit while also allowing flexibility in your pathway towards a degree.

Take Your Skills Further

Did you know, what you've learned on the job may translate to college credit? Find out more by working with one of our Academic Planning Coordinators. Our Academic Planning Coordinators can help you turn your transfer credits and work experience into a pathway to your degree.

Outcomes

Integrative Professional Studies prepares students for lifelong success with commitments to equity and diversity, critical thinking, social responsibility, and critical reflection. Through the program, students will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes which indicate that they can:

  • Leverage digital platforms to manage projects, find work, market themselves and work remotely
  • Develop skills relevant to leadership, including self-assessment and valuing diverse perspectives
  • Analyze and interpret data to inform decision making and complete projects
  • Communicate with diverse others to effect change
  • Recognize and apply rights, responsibilities, and ethics associated with being part of communities, cultures, or organizations
  • Investigate social structures and system's role in communications power dynamics

Career Opportunities

Integrative Professional Studies students gain skills and knowledge and learn to work in communication, business, education, or healthcare careers in the 21st-century. 

Five areas of focus

  • Communication Skills

  • Data Analysis & Project Management

  • Digital Skills

  • Self-Management

  • Social Structure and Systems

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