About the Program

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

An Adult Degree Completion Program

Mason’s Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) is a unique program designed specifically for the adult learner. These learners are most often characterized as nontraditional students who are over the age of 25 and are, or plan to attend a post-secondary institution. In addition, adult learners may also be identified as single parents; full-time or part-time employees; military members; individuals who have delayed enrollment at a college or university for a variety of reasons; those who may have some college credits; as well as those who have an associate’s degree. For those who have already received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science (AAS) and wish to earn a bachelor’s degree, this may be the program for you!

What’s Required?
  • An Associate’s in Applied Science Degree (AAS)
  • Minimum 7 years since high school graduation
  • Minimum GPA of 2.00
  • Deadline: March 1st for fall admission; October 1st for spring admission
  • Must be at least 25 years of age by application date
Transfer Credits

The BAS program will accept the following types of transfer credit:

  • Credit earned at regionally accredited institutions
  • Credit earned by examination
  • Credit earned at independently or privately accredited institutions
  • Employer sponsored or military training

For more information on previous credits and training assessment, CLICK HERE

Important Dates