Our Faculty

When you pursue an undergraduate, master's, or doctoral degree or a certificate program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS), you will learn from our faculty of top scholar-practitioners and industry professionals.

Collectively, our faculty brings relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

The primary responsibility of our core faculty members is teaching for CPS. Their other responsibilities include: 

  • Mentoring and advising students and helping them build their professional networks
  • Leading grant-funded research and teaching initiatives
  • Serving in leadership positions in their fields of expertise
  • Authoring books, book chapters, and journal articles related to their academic and professional fields

The work of our core faculty is complemented by the efforts of a large and accomplished group of faculty lecturers. These independent scholar-practitioners and industry professionals work in their fields of expertise and share real-world experience with their students in the classroom, on campus, or online, often bringing fresh examples from their professional lives into class.  

Read more about the core faculty you’ll be learning from.

Education's Influence

As educators, policymakers, business leaders, and parents debate a wide range of education issues, from quality to financing, the Graduate Education programs at Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies (CPS) have grown rapidly, while establishing a distinctive approach to the most pressing education challenges.



Mya Mangawang
Dr. Mya M. Mangawang, senior assistant dean of academic and faculty affairs, and director of Graduate Programs in Education


The CPS news team recently posed some questions to Mya M. Mangawang, PhD, senior assistant dean of academic and faculty affairs and director of the Graduate Programs in Education. Read more about Dr. Mangawang's insights on how the graduate programs are evolving and her vision for these programs.

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