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The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

Empathy, Love, and Service Highlight Recent Graduate’s Experience at St. John’s

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Message from the Dean

“The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies delivers career-focused educational programs, taught by talented scholars and industry professionals, that provide our students with sound theoretical and practical knowledge though innovative instruction, local and global service-learning opportunities, and career-focused experiential learning experiences.”
-Glenn Gerstner, Ed.D. 
Interim Dean, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

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About The Collins College of Professional Studies

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Academics for A Global Word

Start your career with a leading-edge associate, bachelor's, or graduate degree. Gain the critical knowledge and skills to be prepared for the dynamic job market. Take advantage of hundreds of internships at prominent firms and government agencies or international study programs in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

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Programs and Majors

Get ready for the future you always dreamed of. Our wide variety of programs for undergraduates and graduates will give you the foundation and skill sets in high demand for your chosen field of study. Resources like the University’s official newspaper, Instructional Television and Radio Center, and computer editing and video labs give you the hands-on experience to hone your skills.

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Seasoned Faculty Who Care

Our distinguished faculty includes lawyers, filmmakers, business executives, and programmers with strong academic backgrounds and years of professional achievement. Get the edge to get ahead, without bounds.

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Professional Departments and Centers

Each department in The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies has the resources and faculty to take your university experience to the next level. From Criminal Justice and Legal Studies to Mass Communications, Journalism, Television and Film, you’ll find compassionate experts to lead you toward a successful, rewarding career.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

St. John’s University’s Collins College of Professional Studies is continuously growing its activities in Entrepreneurship and Innovation through new initiatives and engaging events. Study abroad opportunities are available, students are encouraged to participate in competitions such as Pitch Johnny, workshops on entrepreneurships are offered, innovative labs are available, and our new design factory is open for opportunity.

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Faculty Research

Research conducted at St. John's University Collins College of Professional Studies has grown over the past few years. Our faculty have explored a variety of topics and have received numerous grants to support their proposals.
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Have questions? Get in touch with us though the link below.