Bachelor of Elected Studies, Individualized Program

A Bachelor of Elected Studies (BES) degree is an accelerated undergraduate program designed for busy people who are seeking to DO More in their careers.   

Top 10 Reasons to earn a Bachelor of Elected Studies degree at Thomas More University

  1. Benefit from Your Prior Investment.  Sometimes life happens.  Maybe you have attended one or more colleges or universities without finishing your degreeWe can help!  Leverage the value of the investment you have already made by combining previous credits earned, adding a few more and creating a bachelors degree that is meaningful to you. 
  2. Chart Your Own CourseWith a broad-based liberal curriculum, and personalized advising, you have the freedom to choose courses that interest you to create the bachelors degree that will help you achieve your goals. 
  3. Learn Top Skills Employers Want.  The Thomas More curriculum will teach you many of the Top Skills Employers want, such as critical thinking, adaptability, flexibility, creativity, emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, leadership, judgment, and collaboration. 
  4. Accelerated and 100% Online.  You will earn your degree in less than two years in a way that works around your schedule. 
  5. #1 for Return on Investment.  According to the 2019 Georgetown University report, Thomas More University ranked #1 in Kentucky for Return on Investment. 
  6. Dedicated Faculty.  Our faculty use their academic credentials and professional experience to help you succeed. 
  7. Increase Your Earning Potential.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report illustrating that the more degrees you earn, the higher your salary potential, and the less likely you will be unemployed during an economic downturn.   
  8. Small Classes.  We limit the sizes of our classes to 20 to 25 students, whether you are online or in-person, to ensure you get the personal attention you deserve. 
  9. Concierge Service.  Our enrollment and advising team are dedicated to your success.  You will have someone available to help guide you throughout the entire program. 
  10. Values-Based.  Choose Thomas More University for a values-based education that will help you become who you were meant to be, both personally and professionally. 

To learn more, contact your personal enrollment coach today!
Telephone: 859-344-3333 or Email: BES@thomasmore.edu 


#1 for ROI in Kentucky

What Are the Admission Requirements?

  • Submit a transcript request form for all institutions previously attended, as well as documentation of military service, CLEP or DANTES tests, and coursework evaluated through the American Council on Education (ACE).
  • Demonstrate a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Exceptions may be considered.
  • Satisfactory interview with an advisor.
  • Submit a résumé demonstrating increased levels of professional responsibility.

NOTE: Applicants who do not meet each of the above requirements may have their file forwarded to the Admissions Committee for individual consideration and additional requirements.

Contact Us

Thomas more accelerated & Graduate Programs office

365 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

Telephone: 859-344-3333

Email: BES@thomasmore.edu