College of Professional Studies


The College of Professional Studies is comprised of the Department of Public Service and the School of Education. The college provides quality higher education and other life-long learning opportunities to individuals seeking to transform their lives using innovative delivery methods and programs to prepare our students to thrive in an ever-changing global society.

leadership_mani_sehgal.jpgMESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

Thank you for allowing the College of Professional Studies (CPS) to help you reach your academic and professional goals! We know you had many choices so thank you for choosing us. My faculty and staff have a passion for helping students achieve their goals. We are pleased to offer a number of associates, bachelors, and masters programs to prepare you for a career in public service, non-profits organizations, or the private sector. CPS is also home to Military Campus Programs (MCP) which is ranked #1 in the State of Hawaii and Top Tier Nationally in supporting military-affiliated students in earning degrees and has been doing so for over 40 years. We look forward to being there for you at every step of your journey, especially at graduation!

Mani Sehgal, M.Ed.
Dean, College of Professional Studies

outreach programs

Learn how we extend HPU's mission as an international learning community built on an American liberal arts foundation through our Outreach Programs that include camps, conferences, courses, workshops, and more engaging with diverse individuals and groups seeking to develop dynamic academic, cultural, and professional collaborations. 


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Participants will have an opportunity to become educational leaders through this comprehensive preparation program, which includes ten 3-credit courses and an action research capstone project. Courses will expose students to current educational issues related to diversity, social justice, technology, budgeting, legal issues, etc. and trends.

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