Welcome to the College of Professional Studies, your home to learn and grow as a future professional in the fields of business, education, engineering, and health care. Whether you are exploring what area of study best suits your interests and skills, or your focus is on a specific discipline, we are here to guide your journey to successfully meet your educational goals. Our faculty are highly experienced professionals dedicated to your success in the classroom and in your future career. Through our three Schools and three departments, we offer five graduate degree programs, 2 graduate licensure programs, 23 bachelor’s degree programs, 18 associate degrees, 26 minors, and 14 certificates. 

A central part of your experience will be the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning to develop the confidence and skills necessary for your chosen career path. You can be confident that what you are learning is current and rigorous, as thirty of the degree programs offered in the College of Professional Studies maintain accreditation by external accrediting agencies.

Please be sure to connect regularly with Kerrie James-Hunter, the College of Professional Studies’ advisor, as well as faculty advisors to ensure you understand the degree requirements of your selected program of study. They will connect with all the resources you need to succeed. Research has shown that regular guidance from advisors and mentors is an essential key to completing a college degree.  

Take time to read the stories and experiences of our students and graduates, and get ready to create your own success story!

Christine Raber

Dr. Christine Raber

Interim Dean of the College of Professional Studies
(740) 351-3216


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Gail E. Chinn, B.I.S.

Dean's Assistant 
(740) 351-3270