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Professional Studies

College of Health and Human Services

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Acting Chair: James E. Koval

Department Office: Engineering Technology (ET), Room 236
Telephone: (562) 985-5633
FAX: (562) 985-8815

Faculty: Peter Kreysa, Henry O'Lawrence, Victor C.X. Wang

Credential Analyst: Sheryl Caito

Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Henry O'Lawrence

Graduate Academic Advisor: Peter Kreysa

Credential Coordinator: Victor C.X. Wang

Distance Learning Administrator: Linda Martinez

Administrative Support Coordinator: Kathy Allan

The Department of Professional Studies seeks to provide undergraduate and graduate programs and lifelong learning opportunities for adults who seek professional transition, advancement, and leadership roles in their professions. The department focuses on preparing individuals from diverse backgrounds to be highly educated, technologically skilled, and highly productive professionals.

Career Possibilities

Adult Education Professional (Adult Educator) • Secondary School Teacher • Community College Instructor • Career Counselor • Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs • Vocational Training Instructor • Training Representative • Vocational Supervisor • Regional Occupational PRogram (ROP) Instructor • Director of Experiential Learning Centers • Consumer Product Demonstrator/Instructor • Peace Corps Worker • Corporate Trainer (For more information, see