Loyola University Chicago

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BA in Applied Studies

Loyola's BA in Applied Studies degree prepares students to excel in the workplace and offers a wide a range of courses to meet their professional and personal interests. Designed to enhance their current career or establish a new one, the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies is a unique degree: grounded in the University Core Curriculum, it allows students to develop skills crucial to facing the challenges of contemporary society, while providing a strong foundation in communication and business.

The customized format gives students the flexibility to gain new applied and theoretical skills and hone the business skills they already have. Students will have the choice of the fully online option, the fully on-campus option, or some combination of the two.

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.