Our Mission and Vision

College of Professional and Continuing Studies
Our Mission and Vision


Our mission is to ignite learning and professional growth by providing accessible, innovative, and transformational educational experiences. As a catalyst for change within our university, we are dedicated to being an advocate for the adult learner, an educational partner with industry, and a reliable collaborator with faculty and staff. We are committed to creating an educational culture in which we empower individuals to achieve their career aspirations through lifelong learning and to providing an agile support structure to allow faculty, staff, and industry partners to thrive.


Our vision is to be a beacon of excellence and innovation in the field of professional and continuing education. We aspire to lead our university into the future with robust growth in enrollment and graduation rates. We see the College of Professional and Continuing Studies as the key driver in shaping our region's workforce, preparing professionals equipped with relevant skills and competencies to meet industry needs, and thus, fostering regional economic growth.

Core Values

Guiding Values

Innovation | Advocate | Collaboration

Get Connected

Phone: 662-325-3473

Email: info@cpcs.msstate.edu

To make an appointment to talk with one of our enrollment specialists, please visit our Virtual Bookings page.