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MS in Professional Studies Jobs

The MS in Professional Studies is an applied degree program that focuses on the interpersonal aspects of business such as communication, ethics, leadership, creativity and influencing others, while other business-related programs may be focused on theory, economics and analytics. We pair essential skills with practical skills such as data and policy analysis, program evaluation and research methods. Our curriculum prepares students to be effective leaders across a wide variety of industries.

POTENTIAL INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Earning a MS in Professional Studies can help you begin or advance your career in a wide variety of industries, including, but not limited to:

  • Communications
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Utilities
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Government
  • Higher education
  • Travel and tourism

TOP CAREER PATHS UTILIZING DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Drexel's MS in Professional Studies has helped our alumni gain promotions, transition career paths or start their own enterprises. Career titles from our program's alumni include:

  • Account Manager 
  • Assistant to the Director of Academic Services
  • Associate Attorney
  • Associate Director of Admissions
  • Associate Director of Graduate Studies
  • Corporate Relations Manager
  • Communications Lieutenant
  • Crisis Management Coordinator
  • Director of Customer Communications
  • Director of Operations
  • Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator
  • FBI Special Agent
  • Executive Director and University Registrar
  • Homeland Security Specialist
  • Lead Professor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Resource Development Associate
  • Securities Manager
  • Senior Program Specialist

WHAT JOBS CAN YOU GET WITH A PROFESSIONAL STUDIES MASTER'S DEGREE? 

Students learn hands-on skills they can immediately apply to their current position which can help further their career. More globally, students develop interpersonal and essential skills such as communication, empathy, influencing others, teamwork, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity to be innovative and successful leaders.

The MS in Professional Studies is an online, flexible program that students can tailor and apply to their individual career aspirations. The majority of our students join this program already employed and use their degree to advance within their organization and career. For example, a 2019 alumna began the program as a manager of business insights and analytics and graduated to become a director of operational excellence.