Continuing Education

At Sage Professional and Continuing Studies, our evening undergraduate degree, certificate, and professional development programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals. You can attend part-time in the evening, fully online, or a combination of the two, depending on degree program, at a pace that supports your other life commitments.
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Sage Professional and Continuing Education offers rolling admission with start terms in Fall, Spring, and Summer. Applications are encouraged well in advance to the start of each term, so that there is ample time for transfer credit evaluations and financial aid packaging.

Working directly with an admission counselor, we’ll evaluate the amount of transferable credit and work experience you have. We strongly encourage you to have at least 40 completed college credits and/or an associate degree.

Criteria

Students are admitted to Sage Professional and Continuing Education after an evaluation of the appropriateness and amount of transferable credit and work experiences. Applicants are required to have 40 completed college-level credits in good academic standing in order to be accepted into the Sage Professional and Continuing Education program.

Admission to Sage Professional and Continuing Education requires a minimum a 2.00 minimum GPA. Note: Nursing (RN-BS) and Pre-Medical Studies (post baccalaureate certificate) programs require a 3.00 minimum GPA.

Deadlines

Russell Sage College offers rolling admission with start terms in Fall, Spring and Summer. However, for some Professional School majors it is recommended that students begin with the fall term. In general, application is encouraged well in advance to the start of each term, so that there is ample time for transfer credit evaluations and financial aid packaging.

How to Apply

Choose one of the following:

Required Application Materials:

  • an application for admission
  • official transcript(s) from all post-secondary institution(s) attended since high school
  • a 1-2 page career goals essay
  • a valid nursing license (RN) if applying to the Nursing Program
  • International students must submit additional documentation

Matriculation Policy

Students who have completed the admission process and gained acceptance to an undergraduate degree or certificate program will be classified as a matriculated student, are eligible for financial aid, and will be assigned a faculty advisor.
Students attending for the first time may take up to 9 credits without applying for admission to the College. To enroll in additional credits without formally applying to the College, students must declare Visiting-Student Status.

Visiting-Student Status (Non-Matriculation)

Visiting students are those who do not intend to earn a certificate or degree from Sage. They are not eligible for financial aid and are not assigned an academic advisor. Note: credits accumulated as a visiting student may not count toward a certificate or degree program.

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