About the College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS)

Drury University, founded in 1873, is an institution of higher education with programs characterized by a focus on preparing students for satisfying and successful lives and careers. The programs prepare students for professional careers through careful attention to a liberal arts education and the integration of liberal arts education into professional preparation. Drury is particularly noted for its attention to excellence in teaching.

The College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS) offers bachelor and associate degree programs primarily in the evening at Drury's main campus in Springfield and at branch campuses in the following locations:

Our academic programs are designed to meet the needs of adult students with hectic lifestyles that make traditional degree completion impractical. Additionally, we offer online courses for our undergraduate and graduate programs to enhance the flexibility and quality of the educational experience of our students. Currently Drury's College of Continuing Professional Studies offer 14 undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees that can be completed totally online.

About the Springfield Campus

The Springfield campus is a blend of historic and contemporary buildings. The Olin Library contains more than 175,000 print works with access to millions more through a statewide network; a rare book collection and several classrooms. Library privileges and services are available to those at off-campus sites. The Findlay Student Center (FSC) is home to the Commons (cafeteria-style dining), the Campus Bookstore, and the Career Center. Springfield Hall offers Convenient copy and postal services at Carbon Copy, food at the Campus Exchange (CX), and numerous technology labs with 24/7 assistance.

Contact Us

The CCPS Office is located in Burnham Hall. We invite you to stop by for assistance in registration or to meet with an advisor. For further information, please contact us at (417) 873-7373 or