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Degree Completion Programs for Adults

Requirements for Admission

Holy Names University welcomes working adults to the Adult Degree Completion Programs. The program's flexible formats are specifically designed for students who are motivated to complete a university degree while continuing to meet employment and/or family obligations. For most programs, admitted students may begin during either the fall, spring, or summer terms.

Our Programs

Learn about Degree Completion Programs for Adults - BusinessLearn about Degree Completion Programs for Adults - Liberal StudiesLearn about Degree Completion Programs for Adults - Psychology

Learn about Degree Completion Programs for Adults - LVN to BSNLearn about Degree Completion Programs for Adults - RN to BSN

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Twenty-four years of age by the beginning of the first term of enrollment.
  2. At least three years of work experience
  3. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.20 from previous college coursework.

If you have not completed your general education requirements, consult an enrollment counselor about your options.


Candidates interested in our RN to BSN nursing programs should click here for requirements or contact us at AdultEd@hnu.edu for more information as there are specific requirements and procedures for these programs.


The following documents are required to apply for admission to the Adult Degree Completion Programs: [ get details see more or less ]

  1. Completed Application for Admission (Click here to download an application Download a PDF )
  2. A Written Personal Statement (1 - 4 pages)
  3. One Letter of Recommendation from a past or current professor or supervisor
  4. Current Resume
  5. Official Transcripts of ALL college/university coursework completed previously

Articulation Agreements

Holy Names has Articulation Agreements with numerous colleges to accept credits in transfer towards specific academic programs. Learn if your college is among them and how it works here »

Have A Question?

Contact the Adult and Graduate office at the campus main number: (800) 430-1321 or Admissions: (510) 436-1351 or email us at AdultEd@hnu.edu


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