Adult Enrollment Day

Come Visit Us!

It’s not too late to enroll for classes at Friends University! Friends is providing opportunities for adult undergraduate and graduate students to apply, explore your financial aid options, enroll and register in just one brief visit.

*We strongly encourage you to RSVP so we can provide you with additional important information that will make your enrollment day go more quickly and smoothly

$1050 Scholarship for spring 2022 enrollment

For all new spring 2022 adult undergraduate students, we are offering a $1,050 scholarship that will be applied evenly over the spring and fall 2022 semesters. To receive the scholarship you must be a new student enrolled at least half time. Contact adultrecruitment@friends.edu for more information.

Apply before the event to save time!

Benefits of Coming to Adult Enrollment Day

Friends University career services personnel will conduct resume and cover letter reviews and career assessments. Application fees will be waived and you may also enter a drawing to win the following prizes:

  • $500 off the first class (cannot be combined with any other scholarship or discount)
  • $100 Bookstore gift card
  • App fee waived
  • Movie Tickets
  • Other giveaways such as Friends University tumblers and t-shirts

Financial aid and program directors will also be on hand to answer any questions you have!

We strongly encourage you to RSVP so we can provide you with additional important information that will make your enrollment day go more quickly and smoothly.

Checklist

Below is a checklist of items to complete and have ready for adult enrollment day:

  • Complete the online application for admissions before you arrive to help your virtual enrollment go faster, or you can complete the application at the event. If you attend this event, your application fee will be waived.
  • Have transcripts from any college-level institutions you have previously attended sent from their Registrar’s Office to our College of Adult and Professional Studies and Graduate School Admissions Office at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213. The transcripts must bear the school’s official stamp. Or bring unofficial transcripts to the event for possible tentative admission.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov, or submit a corrected FAFSA that includes Friends University’s school code (also known as Title IV code): 001918. If you need help completing the FAFSA, see the “What to have ready” section below.

What to have ready for FAFSA completion:

  • Driver’s license or other valid form of ID.
  • A copy of your 2019 taxes if you need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Adult Undergraduate Degrees

Accounting, Bachelor of Science

Accounting, Bachelor of Science

The accounting degree for returning undergraduates concentrates on core accounting and business theory with special attention to decision making and situational analysis.

Business Administration, Bachelor of Science

Business Administration, Bachelor of Science

Friends University’s bachelor of business administration degree prepares you for a successful career in a variety of different business activities using a unique blend of cross-disciplinary business courses. The business management program includes accounting, finance, management, marketing and information systems.

Computer System & Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

Computer System & Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

The Friends University bachelor of science in computer information systems (CIS) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the challenging and ever-changing field of computer information technology. Students are prepared across a cross-disciplinary sequence of courses in management, accounting, marketing, finance and information systems.

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts

Contemporary issues in criminal law, management and organizational skills, social concerns, community relations, criminal psychology, budget and planning, criminal investigation and forensics are just some of the areas of instruction in the criminal justice adult degree program.

Cyber Security, Bachelor of Science

Cyber Security, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security (BSCS) is offered in the evenings, on-campus and is designed to prepare you to pursue a career in cyber security by developing a comprehensive understanding of the cyberspace environment.

Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science

As elementary education majors, students have the opportunity to earn their elementary education degree and make a difference in the lives of children every day. The elementary education program in the College of Adult and Professional Studies prepares adult students to teach grades K-6.

General Studies, Bachelor of General Studies

General Studies, Bachelor of General Studies

The Bachelors of General Studies (BGS) degree is developed for you to design and accomplish! It is available for adult learners who desire to understand a wide-range of interesting subjects that fit into an existing career or propel the BGS graduate into the next career.

Psychology, Bachelor of Science

Psychology, Bachelor of Science

The psychology program in the College of Adult and Professional Studies is a practice-oriented degree designed to prepare adults to work in the helping professions or to go on to graduate school. Most classes are offered in the evenings so adult students can maintain their work, family and other responsibilities.

Strategic Leadership, Bachelor of Business Administration

Strategic Leadership, Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Strategic Leadership prepares students for leadership roles in many occupational fields.

Graduate Degrees

Master of Arts in Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership

Master of Arts in Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership

The Master of Arts in Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership (MACSFL) is designed as a personal growth, academic and professional program for both lay people and people in professional ministry. You will receive the tools and resources for developing a framework for spiritual formation, while building a stronger theological foundation.

Global MBA, Global Master of Business Administration

Global MBA, Global Master of Business Administration

Our Global MBA degree program is designed for working professionals, just like you. You’ll gain the leadership and cross-cultural communication skills necessary to take your career international. Complete your degree in as little as one year, either on-campus or online.

Professional MBA, Master of Business Administration

Professional MBA, Master of Business Administration

The professional MBA program, offered in Wichita, Topeka and online, includes significant learning experiences through case-studies, simulations, thought-provoking individual and collaborative projects, and stimulating classes taught by remarkable faculty and business leaders.

Master of Science in Family Therapy

Master of Science in Family Therapy

Marriage and family therapy is a great profession for people who value helping others discover positive change in the midst of personal and relationship struggles. A family therapy degree can help prepare you for the specific challenges faced in family counseling.

Master of Health Care Leadership

Master of Health Care Leadership

The MHCL program will prepare students for responsible positions of professional leadership in the health care environment. The coursework was developed by leaders in the health care industry and specifically designed to encompass all phases of health care leadership, including acute and long-term care, clinic and hospital management, and home health and hospice agencies.

Master of Management Information Systems

Master of Management Information Systems

The master of management information systems (MMIS), offered in Wichita and online, is a professional degree that integrates the information systems and business cultures. During their program of study, students focus on the strategic role information systems plays in a business organization.

Master of Education

Master of Education

The new METL degree program includes a revised, cutting-edge core focused on the common core, learning, performance and assessment. Beyond the core, you will select 12 workshops from more than 100 potential choices to fully customize the remainder of the program of study.

Master of Science in Strategic Leadership

Master of Science in Strategic Leadership

The Master of Science in Strategic Leadership (MSSL) prepares students for leadership roles in many occupational fields. MSSL graduates will be prepared to be change agents who can create meaningful organizational improvements through effective communication and highly developed emotional intelligence. The purpose of this program is to develop transformative leaders to serve in profit and non-profit organizations.

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