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Welcome from the Dean


The College of Professional Studies develops well-rounded professionals capable of integrating theoretical knowledge with applied concepts learned through classroom, practice and online activities, local and global service-learning, academic and career-focused internships.

Innovative and fast-paced professional programs – in communications, media, journalism, criminal justice and homeland security, computer science, analytics, information technology, administration and economics, sports management and more – embed foundational social sciences topics in the various professions, cultivating both general and specialized competencies.

The College attracts a cadre of students with multi-cultural backgrounds who enrich our community. CPS faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of each student, and carefully customize academic paths to match individual interests and credentials with the skills needed in our evolving society.  

We invite you to learn more about our college offerings.

- Katia Passerini, Ph.D., PMP, Dean, College of Professional Studies

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