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School of Professional and Graduate Studies

Professional and Graduate Degrees

The School of Professional and Graduate Studies specializes in innovative programs in flexible formats that serve adult students, whether you are seeking to advance your career or make a career change. Our programs serve you by offering certificates, associates and bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in business, health services, education, media and social services. Many of our adult students have taken courses at one or more colleges over the years and are ready to return and finish; Trinity’s flexible transfer credit policy and credit for prior life experiences make it easy!

We offer classes online, or in person; at night or on weekends; in semester-long or accelerated formats; at our main campus just minutes from the Capitol and downtown DC, or at THEARC in Southeast DC. No matter which program you choose, you will attend small classes with professors who know you and the communities they serve.

Making Your Education Affordable

Your education at Trinity is a great investment in your future success!  Thousands of Trinity graduates report high levels of satisfaction and strong earnings thanks to their Trinity degrees.

Trinity makes your investment affordable by keeping tuition low and providing generous grants, scholarships and other forms of financial aid.

  • Trinity’s tuition is the lowest among private universities in the Washington region;
  • 100% of Trinity’s full-time undergraduates receive financial aid, with many receiving grants and scholarships that cover almost all tuition and even some living expenses;
  • Professional undergraduates and graduate students may be eligible for grants and other forms of financial aid; many employers have tuition support programs as well.

Learn more about how Trinity helps you to get a great return on your investment.

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Student Opportunities

Digital Newsroom and Newspaper

Trinity’s learn state-of-the-art multimedia multimedia production in Trinity’s new Digital Newsroom, and gain hands-on experience building professional portfolios to qualify for competitive internships and sought-after media jobs upon graduation from the Journalism and Strategic Communications programs.  It will also be a hub of extra-curricular activities including the Trinity Times, podcast production and the full range of 21st century communications.

Satellite Campus at THEARC

Trinity is the only college or university offering degree and certificate programs “East of the River.”  Over 130 students currently attend classes at THEARC, many seeking degrees in Early Childhood Education.

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Flexible Programs

Choose evening or weekend classes offered online and in-person, designed for working adults with eight-week formats or meeting on alternate weeks. Most programs allow you to begin your studies during the spring, summer or fall and set your own pace.

Trinity and the Community

Trinity is invested in the communities in and around Northeast DC campus in and satellite campus in Southeast.  Like you, our faculty work in local businesses, government and non-profits.  With leadership and analytical skills obtained at Trinity, you’ll improve your life and career, and benefit of your friends and neighbors.

Meet the Dean

Dean Mostowy received bachelor’s degree in political science and newspaper journalism from Syracuse University before earning his Juris Doctorate from George Washington University. Before he joined Trinity he held several positions in the local court systems, including the District Court of Maryland where he implemented a system to ensure victims of domestic violence had easy access to protective orders. Mr. Mostowy joined the faculty at Trinity in 2008 and after serving as Associate Dean for many years was appointed Dean in 2022. Dean Mostowy is focused of serving adult students, the fastest-growing segment of higher-education, by providing flexible programs that are designed to serve your needs. He prides himself on being available to his students and serving the community by serving you.

Meet the Faculty

Our faculty and staff reflect our student body; more than 60%  are women and men of color. The talented faculty have developed extensive expertise in the practice of inclusive excellence pedagogy to ensure that you are engaged and supported in your academic program.

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Profiles of Success

Eugene Pinkard ’01

Eugene Pinkard is an experienced educator and policy leader who currently serves as director of practice and leadership, at the Aspen Institute’s Education and Society program. The Aspen Institute is an influential, global nonprofit organization...

Kossi Jeremie Siwotso ’12

Kossi Jeremie Siwotso is an attorney and managing partner of the law firm he co-founded, Impact Legal Group, which focuses on immigration and family law, supporting clients seeking asylum, green card status and citizenship and...

Tiffany House ’13

Tiffany House is a small business innovation research commercialization specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She earned MBA from Trinity in 2013 and earned her bachelor of science in economics from Central...

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