Adult Degree Completion Programs

Adult Degree

Finish your degree!  Adult Degree Completion Programs are now ready for you at William Paterson University. Our programs are designed to reinforce your personal motivation to succeed and advance your career. 

Contact the School of Continuing and Professional Education today for details:     

973-720-2354 or email 

Adult Degree Completion is designed for professionals who completed at least 60 credits or more and with 60 additional credits  you can finish your bachelors degree in 2 years.  Curriculum tracks have flexible schedules, including online and on-campus courses, to fit your busy lifestyle.  Each program is a cohort of adult learners and courses are taught consecutively instead of concurrently for the convenience of busy adult learners. Career development and support services are all offered in one location at William Paterson University's School of Continuing and Professional Education.  

Credits to apply toward your Degree:

  • Transfer credits -  Apply for admission with 60 or more college credits.  We generously accept past credits. 
  • Prior Learning Assessment -  which may include prior learning assessment, work experience, corporate training, and competency-based learning that may equate to college credit.  
  • Credit by Examination - You can demonstrate learning objectives and gain credit through standardized national exams such as the CLEP, DSST, FLATS, AP and IB.
  • Military - You can earn credit for military training and experience by providing transcripts from ACE, CCAF, AART, JST, SMART, and the US Coast Guard Institute.
  • Career services and job placement strategies.  

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