Welcome to the Faculty of Professional Studies

The Faculty of Professional Studies, grounded in Acadia's liberal education tradition, provides professional preparation through degree programs in Business, Community Development, Education, Kinesiology, and Music. The Faculty of Professional Studies is focused on providing personalized education in order to meet students' specific educational interests and needs. As a Faculty, we are mindful of a changing society and are committed to exploring important social issues facing us including the environment and globalization. As well, each program is proactive in providing experiential learning opportunities and connecting the university experience to the broader community. We are committed to educational excellence and to providing students the opportunity to study in professional programs of the highest quality through innovative teaching and scholarship. Each program has active student associations that participate in numerous professionally related university and student functions throughout the year. The Schools and Department take great pride in providing guidance and assistance to students to ensure students achieve their educational, personal, and career goals.