College of Adult and Graduate Studies Blog

The CAGS blog is your hub for all things adult education!  Future, current and past CCU students now have a spot on the web to talk job tips, adult education financial aid, local and national networking, and exchange their experiences.  Blog posts from CCU students and friends of CAGS will engage and inspire you to take your career and adult education to the next level.

Recent Posts

Top 10 Reasons Why Today’s Adult Students Want to Earn a Degree

A female adult student earned her degree from CCU.

Whether you have a career in healthcare, business, education, or any other industry, the demand for jobs is high. And if you want to advance in your career, potentially earn a higher salary, and stand out among your peers, your experience and knowledge has to be competitive. That’s why continuing your education and earning a … Continued

How to Become a Master Teacher

A teacher is standing in a classroom with students.

Within education, there are many different standards for what specifies a teacher as an expert. A term that is coined regularly among professionals in education is master teacher. If you’re asking yourself, “What is a master teacher?” – you’re not alone. Rather than it being an award or specific honor to add to your resume, … Continued

The Truth About Earning Your Degree Online – Schmidlap’s Tips for Adult Students

Professor Schmidlap busts the top 5 myths about online degrees

Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University. Like all CCU professors, he enjoys helping students succeed both in life and in their academic studies. We caught up with him and discussed the most common myths that adult students believe about earning their degree … Continued

What Kind of Job Can You Get With a Criminal Justice Degree?

Here are what kind of jobs you can get with a criminal justice degree.

Do you have a passion for criminal law, investigations, homeland security, victimology, or organizational behavior? Are you interested in working at the federal, state, and local levels? If so, working in the criminal justice field might be a good fit for you. With a degree in criminal justice, you could be presented with job opportunities … Continued