College of Professional Programs

Mission, Vision, and Values

As part of a regional comprehensive university, the College of Professional Programs seeks to promote inclusive professionalism through transformational learning experiences that empower students. Student success is achieved through our shared values of cooperation, opportunity, service, cultural responsiveness, and compassion.

Under the mentorship and guidance of highly engaged faculty and staff who believe in their ability to succeed, students in the college become career-focused thought leaders, pursuing change and justice in their communities by applying their disciplinary knowledge and their experiential understanding of their field to positively impact the people they serve.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The College of Professional Programs is committed to supporting work that contributes to a positive intercultural campus climate reflecting the diversity of people, ideas, beliefs, and philosophies.

Student Testimonials

Arcelia Madrigal

Arcelia is a Psychology Major with a Minor in Special Education, and a Certificate in Social Emotional Learning for Educational Equity (SEL-EE).


Keandra Piatt

Keandra is a Children’s Studies Major, with a concentration in Child and Family Support.

Isabel Sanchez

Isabel is a Secondary Math Education and Mathematics double-major, with minors in Communication Studies and Spanish.

Marin Johnson

Marin is a graduate student in the Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program.

Academic Calendar

2024-25 College of Distinction Business 2024-2025 College of Distinction Badge