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Center for Professional Development

Vision & Mission


In alignment with Santa Clara University and the School of Education & Counseling Psychology’s vision, the Center for Professional Development will educate citizens and leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion, and will cultivate knowledge and faith to build a more humane, just, and sustainable world.



Guided by a strong dedication to quality programming and service to society, the Center for Professional Development strives to be a national and international leader for personal and professional development that educates compassionate, competent, and ethical professionals committed to meaningful and supportive engagement with diverse people, organizations, and communities.