Undergraduate Programs

Did you know that nearly half of enrolled college students in the U.S. are adult/non-traditional learners ages 21 and up.

Barry's Extended Learning programs have long supported adult learners. Accelerated seven-week terms allow you to advance at your ideal pace, and flexible, career-driven curricula celebrate your life experience and professional knowledge. Our programs are designed exclusively for you and always will be—because at Barry, non-traditional is the norm.

Bachelor of Public Administration

  • Most accepted degree for general public administration fields
  • Develops highly desirable leadership, analytical, organizational, research, and communication skills
  • Prepares you for careers in public management, including special applications such as fire, police and city planning

*Also available online

Bachelor of Science in Administration

  • Equips you with administrative and leadership capabilities required by all organizations
  • Emphasizes real-world application of contemporary organizational theory
  • Offers opportunities to specialize in a range of fields, including Health Services, Human Resources, Legal Studies, Organizational Leadership, and Personal Finance Planning

*Also available online

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

  • Prepares you to enter or advance in the emergency management field
  • Draws from a range of disciplines, including health sciences, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, environmental sciences, and management
  • Equips you with the knowledge and skills to work with global private and public organizations in disaster mitigation and response, homeland security, and business continuity

*Also available online

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration

  • Holistic curriculum that examines all aspects of the U.S. health care system
  • Designed to prepare you for entry and middle-management administrative roles in the health services industry
  • Emphasizes business and management skills that all health care employers desire

*Also available online

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies

  • A versatile degree program that offers specializations in psychology and literature & humanities
  • Prepares you for graduate work in your field of choice
  • Offers diverse and well-rounded curricula that enable you to discover and hone your creative and analytical talents  

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Empowers you with the business, management, and technical skills to compete in today’s IT field
  • Aligns with current industry standards and certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA
  • Offers opportunities to specialize in Network and Systems Engineering or Information Systems Administration

To enroll in an Extended Learning undergraduate/degree-completion program, students must have earned a high school diploma or GED. In addition, students must meet the following requirements: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to document a work history of at least 2 years 

Active-duty service members of the United States military seeking to enroll in an accelerated online program are exempt from the admissions requirement regarding work experience.

Application for admission is a process separate from the registration process and must be completed prior to course registration.