The mission of the College of Professional Studies is to prepare students for roles in a wide range of professional fields. Degree and certification programs provide the knowledge, skills and leadership development that are essential for success in the professions or for graduate study. Academic programs incorporate learning beyond the classroom through partnerships with practicing professionals and in industries. Our faculty members are experts in their fields and apply their expertise through leadership, scholarship, consulting and service in their professions. Our graduates fill essential leadership positions in business and industry, government, education, health care, national defense, legal and service settings.