Studying at the School of Professional Studies

The UIW School of Professional Studies (SPS) offers certificates, associates, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees 100% online. Benefits for students include free undergraduate textbooks, no academic fees, accelerated courses and reduced tuition rates. SPS courses are taught by scholar practitioner faculty with real-world experience.

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School of Professional Studies by the Numbers

18 degree programs tailored to adults
12:1 student to faculty class ratio
3 different learning formats including 100% online
50% of graduate students earn their degree in 2 years or less
20 years of online educational experience

News and Events

UIW Earns Top 10 Ranking in Service to Military and Veterans

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UIW is proud to announce that it has been ranked #6 in the nation by the online site Military Times in its 2022 Best for Vets list. Last year, UIW ranked #43 on the annual list.

UIW Earns Top 10 Ranking in Service to Military and Veterans

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Winter Session

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Interested in earning course credit during your winter break? Need to catch up on your degree plan to graduate on time or to qualify for readmission to the university? Look no further than the Winter Session offered at the University of the Incarnate Word.

Winter Session

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Alumni Spotlight

Justin Clark is a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program. Learn why he chose UIW and his advice for success.

Alumni Spotlight

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Free Undergraduate Textbooks

Free textbooks are provided for undergraduate students and active duty students.

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SPS Updates

Keep up to date with the latest SPS news, events and spotlights.

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Dr. Osman ÖzturgutMessage from the Dean

Access, Opportunity and Affordability

Thank you for your interest in the UIW School of Professional Studies (SPS). I invite you to learn more about our degree programs, tuition benefits and more.

Dr. Osman Özturgut
Associate Provost, Strategic Outreach and Partnerships
Dean, School of Professional Studies

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Named a Best College by U.S. News & World Report US News and World Report badges 2022

Real-World Experience. Real-Life Success.

At SPS, we offer high-quality instruction taught by scholar-practitioner faculty, flexible program options and strong student support to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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