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The Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) is designed to provide an innovative and interconnected approach to undergraduate, graduate and adult education for traditional and adult students.

The College also includes a collaborative entrepreneurial entity with educational programs and industry-related partnerships for professional and workforce development to serve the University and external constituents.

As one College with two campuses, the focus is on the synergistic efforts across the Providence and Kingston campuses aimed at preparing teachers, adult learners, and professionals to be leaders in their careers and communities through active lifelong learning. With programs and courses in Providence, Kingston, and online, we offer rich and diverse learning environments in a variety of settings, both in and out of the classroom.

College of Education and Professional Studies—and you.

Education and Certification
The School of Education, based at the Kingston Campus, prepares future professionals in the field of education, offering teacher certification degree programs in a full range of specializations at the undergraduate and graduate level. The School offers academic degrees (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in addition to graduate certificates.

Professional and Continuing Studies
The School of Professional and Continuing Studies, based at the URI Providence Campus, offers students flexible undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, accessible course schedules, and a complete range of integrated support and advising services in an adult-focused learning environment.

The Biotechnology program includes professional topics courses and an internship.

Partnerships and Outreach
Our Office of Strategic Initiatives is focused on creating partnerships that encourage community outreach and workforce development, enrich our academic programs, and provide our students with a variety of opportunities for authentic hands-on learning.

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