Mission and Values
By committing to serve the needs of non-traditional students, alumni, local employers and the community we live in, The College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is the gateway to lifelong learning at Wentworth Institute of Technology. CPCE is recognized as a leader in providing training and education in the fields of design, building and construction, engineering technology, and in the management disciplines. The success of our alumni provides abundant testimony to the strength of our educational programs and our commitment to providing our communities and employers with a talented and prepared workforce.
The College of Professional and Continuing Education will provide access to adult learners through high quality degree, certificate, and workforce training programs, along with customized corporate in-house trainings all designed for students who are working full time. We will continue to develop new initiatives to serve the needs of changing industries. Establishing partnerships in the community and providing superior education to our students will push CPCE to serve as a valuable contributor to the Wentworth community and to society.
Wentworth's Fundamental Values: Honesty, Energy, Economy, System
- Honesty - Be honest in thought and deed. Be straightforward and ethical. Embrace diversity, practice inclusion, and show integrity and decency to all. Take responsibility for personal conduct.
- Energy - Be energetic, creative, and entrepreneurial. Positive energy, commitment, and hard work invariably produce desirable outcomes.
- Economy - Conserve time and resources. Practice sustainable economy and be a good steward of the Earth.
- System - Cultivate a system of engaged citizenship, interdisciplinary work, and cross-cultural communication.