• The Nichols School of Professional Studies offers diversified programs.
  • Nichols School of Professional Studies

    Welcome from the Dean

    Welcome to the Nichols School of Professional Studies. As the school’s dean, I am honored by your decision to join the growing list of students who choose to pursue one of our diversified programs in the Nichols School of Professional Studies.

    Our knowledgeable faculty and staff are committed to helping you pursue your educational goals while preparing you for your future. You will receive valuable insight and instruction from faculty members who have real-world experience in their area of expertise.

    The Nichols School of Professional Studies has developed programs which meet the growing needs of our local community. Offering a wide variety of options within the programs of Interdisciplinary Studies, Criminal Justice, Paralegal/Legal Studies, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Applied Psychology and a certificate in eDiscovery/eLitigation, you will be provided with the most complete and current educational tools needed to prepare for your future career.  

    Students who enroll in The Nichols School of Professional Studies can expect:

    • To master critical thinking, effective communication and research, which are three educational outcomes that are important to master in order to be competitive in today’s changing environment
    • To receive a well-balanced, contemporary and challenging curriculum
    • A challenging and rewarding career

    The Nichols School of Professional Studies also offers several of its programs in an online format, which include both the associate and bachelor’s degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology and the Master of Science in Legal Studies. Our other programs of study are offered in a combination of on-campus and online formats.

    Thank you for choosing the Nichols School of Professional Studies. I look forward to meeting and helping you in your educational journey. Please feel free to stop by my office any time.

    Dr. Mary Nuosce
    Dean, Nichols School of Professional Studies

    Our Flag

    sc_ps_logo100The flag for the Nichols School of Professional Studies displays a symbol of a tree with several branches, representing the tree of knowledge. This school houses the most diversified programs of study, and therefore, students enrolled in these programs emerge with skills focused on critical thinking, diversity, legal and criminal justice imperatives, and an overall appreciation for different perspectives.

  • Mary Nucose
  • Dean Mary Nuosce

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