The Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) is a Directorate of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The Institute is mandated to carry out such continuing Professional education, consultancies, and other income generating activities relating or relevant to education and training. The Institute of Professional Studies is headed by a Director.
To be the leading tuition provider in Professional Programmes in Africa and beyond.
We strive to provide and promote quality Professional education and training in Accounting, Financial Management and Marketing. The interest of our student is our priority.
Research areas include Accounting, Financial Management and Marketing.
The Institute of Professional Studies is the only public tertiary institution in Ghana currently mandated and accredited to provide both Degree and Professional programmes in the academic disciplines of accountancy and management. Since its establishment in 1965, the Institute has been collaborating with the following Professional Bodies:
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) U.K.
- Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG).
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) U.K.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) U.K.
- Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) U.K.
It has since been training students for the aforementioned professional examinations.