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

Prepare for a rewarding career in public service that helps to maintain the standard of living in your own community. Professional Studies programs teach you how to improve society by maintaining and providing excellence and quality in research, public service, law, criminal justice-related fields, and continuing education programs. Gain an analytical outlook that merges theories and practices with resources, budgets, and ethical situations in the public sector. You’ll develop the skills to effectively communicate ideas, work on teams, and collect and analyze data to produce results that matter.

Department Head: Dr. Jack Hamlin

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.”
School of Professional Studies
Micaela R.
Class of 2014