Justin G.
Justin G. Class of 2019, Military Veteran

Explore the career possibilities available with a degree in professional studies. Make a direct impact in your community as you gain real-world expertise in your field. You’ll network with other professionals and experience a dynamic education landscape that prepares you to work in diverse environments nationwide.

The School of Professional Studies at National University provides excellence and quality in the fields of journalism, film, entertainment arts, law, criminal justice, homeland security, and public administration. Discover a degree program that prepares you to meet your personal career goals while inspiring you to serve your community in new and exciting ways.

Dean Daniel Donaldson, Ph.D
858-642-8480 | sops@nu.edu

Meet Our Faculty

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

100+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Campus Locations

Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

School of Professional Studies

“Our faculty members have years of experience in their fields. That practitioner insight brings their course material to life and gives students tools and expertise they can put into practice right away.”
Micaela R.
Class of 2014