Associate of Science (A.S.) in Individualized Professional Studies

Inver Hills Community College


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This degree program was designed for you, the adult learner. If you have five or more years of work/life experience past high school and are working toward career advancement, this is for you. The Associate of Science program is intended to provide you with the opportunity to develop a specific focus in an area that is related to your world of work.

In addition, the degree option allows you to use previously earned credits along with the ability to earn college credit for the knowledge and skills you have gained through your work and life experiences. These options allow you, the adult learner to earn your degree in a more cost effective and expedient manner.

Program Information

The IPS degree was developed in consultation with leadership from corporate, non-profit, and educational organizations. These leaders helped shape the program and are in agreement that this type of program is needed in all facets of the world of work. Their direction validated the program’s credibility.

IPS Features

Save time and money by earning credit for prior learning

Faster degree completion

Maximum use of previously earned credits

Seamless Transferability to four year college of choice

Educational degree planning with personal attention and support

Be with other adult learners like yourself. The average age of the students in this program is 41.

Military/Veterans – Learn how to utilize Military College Credits in your degree plan

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Inver Grove Heights , United States