2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Adult Degree Advancement Program (ADAP)

Specifically designed for students 24 years of age and older who wish to attend college part-time, the University of Dayton Adult Degree Advancement Program (ADAP) allows for completion of the bachelor's degree at a pace that fits nicely with that lifestyle. Day and evening classes are available. Tuition for the ADAP students is very affordable, with cost per credit hour comparable to other adult degree programs.

The following majors are available through the Adult Degree Advancement Program:

  • Communication Management (College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Early Childhood Education (School of Education and Health Sciences)
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (School of Engineering)
  • General Studies (College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology (School of Engineering)
  • Industrial Engineering Technology (School of Engineering)
  • Psychology - B.A. (College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Psychology - B.S. (College of Arts and Sciences)


Information regarding Communication Management, Psychology and General Studies can be obtained from the College of Arts and Sciences, 937-229-2054. Information regarding Early Childhood Education can be obtained from the Department of Teacher Education, 937-229-5553. Information regarding Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology,  Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology and Industrial Engineering Technology can be obtained from the School of Engineering, 937-229-4216.