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Now Enjoy Seton Hill's Adult Degree Program Courses Online & On Campus!

Adult Degree Program GraphicEvery year, millions of adult students successfully earn an undergraduate degree, while balancing the demands of employment, family and finances. Seton Hill University's Adult Degree Program is designed with these busy adults in mind. The majority of our Adult Degree Program students are over the age of 24, with full-time personal and/or professional responsibilities.

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Academic OfferingsTransfer Up to 90 Credits Graphic

Programs Offered Through the Adult Degree Program include:

Sessions Instead of Semesters

Typically, Adult Degree Program students take courses in sessions versus the traditional 16-week semesters. There are five sessions per year, and each session is eight weeks long. There are two sessions per 16-week semester, therefore, Adult Degree Program students can complete 12 credits per academic semester. Students may earn additional credits by taking courses in the evening in the traditional 16-week semester format.

Convenient Online ClassesAdult Degree Program Online Graphic

Degree programs can now be completed fully online! Take courses and complete assignments when it is convenient for you. Connect online through discussion groups with fellow adult learners, faculty and experts in your field. We'll provide the software and support you need to make learning online easy. As an Adult Degree Program student you also have access to Seton Hill campus facilities and resources, so if you need face time with a faculty member - or want to attend lectures, courses or events on campus - you're welcome to do so. 

An Affordable Education: Competitive Tuition + Aid, Discounts, Employer Reimbursement & More$32 Million in Aid Graphic

Adult Degree Program students are eligible for tuition discounts, scholarships, financial aid, employer reimbursement & military benefits. You can also transfer college credits earned at other universities to Seton Hill.

Earn College Credit for Life Experience

Seton Hill offers prospective students a chance to earn up to 30 credits for knowledge gained through life experiences and military service through the:

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
  • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES).
  • Challenge Exam, which provides students with the opportunity to earn credit for prior learning in a specific academic program area.

Federal Trade Act Program

Seton Hill University proudly accepts dislocated workers who have qualified for educational assistance under the Federal Trade Act Program (TAA).  

12 Weeks of Vacation Per Year 

Everyone needs to take a break. The Adult Degree Program offers students 12 weeks of vacation throughout the year, including time off when adult students need it most - during the Christmas holiday and late summer.

Alpha Sigma Lambda 

Seton Hill values the academic achievements of the adult student population. Eligible adult students are encouraged to participate in the Seton Hill chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society for adult students.

The Office of Graduate and Adult Studies 

The Office of Graduate and Adult Studies at Seton Hill prides itself on offering private and individualized appointments to answer any questions you may have about the programs or course scheduling. 

There are lots of ways to get in touch with us:

We look forward to hearing from you!

Be More at Seton Hill University

To learn more about degrees offered through the Adult Degree Program, register for our September 18th or November 20th information session held on campus.

We will offer an information session in an ONLINE format on October 15th.

Register for an Information Session

To contact the Office of Adult Studies, fill out our Adult Learning Program Admissions Inquiry Form. You may also call us at (724) 838-4208 or email us at