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Adult & Returning Student Admission

Programs of Study

Accelerated Bachelor Completion Degrees

Designed for the working professional, our adult-specific programs focus on building key management and leadership skills in face-to-face and web-based formats.  Students can use our online course equivalency database to check course-to-course equivalencies as determined by Marist College. This database is for informational purposes only. Please note this is an unofficial resource and we encourage you to reach out to our office at should you have further questions or concerns.

BS Management Studies

A new comprehensive general management curriculum (36-48 credits) is available in a blended one night per week format at our Poughkeepsie campus or 100% online in eight week semesters throughout the year.

Professional Studies (BA/BS)

The interdisciplinary curriculum is available in a blended one night per week and online format at our Poughkeepsie campus or 100% online.

• Online concentrations in Management Studies, Organizational Communication, Behavioral Studies, Organizational Leadership, Information Technology Management.
• On-campus customized areas of study within all seven academic schools.

Paralegal Certificate (ABA Approved)

*Offered evening or on alternate weekends

To view individual program descriptions and curriculum, visit Marist's School of Professional Programs.

All Poughkeepsie Campus programs for adult undergraduates:

* Teacher Education programs available in these areas

Campus-based Five Year Programs

Campus-based Pre-professional Programs

To learn more about these exciting programs contact Adult Admission at 888-877-7900 or email us at We can provide you with detailed information about the course of study, tuition pricing and financial aid options, and career opportunities. Interested students can start in the fall, spring, or summer – so contact us today!