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

6 Professional Resources for Special Education Teachers

A special education teacher is working with students in a classroom.

Dr. Marla J. Lohmann is an assistant professor in Colorado Christian University’s Master of Education in Special Education program. She currently serves as the chair of the Council for Exceptional Children Faith-Based Schools & Organizations Caucus. Dr. Lohmann has been married to her husband Mark for 13 years and is the mother of four young … Continued

The Types of Jobs Available with a Master’s in Counseling

A school counselor is with her adolescent patient.

Are you interested in helping people with mental health, family and relationship, or substance abuse issues? A master’s degree in counseling can give you the education and hands-on experience needed to become a counselor or psychologist. CCU’s online master’s in counseling, which is also available in a classroom setting, provides students with two and a … Continued

4 Careers You Can Get With a Master’s in Special Education

A special education instructor is sitting with her students.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “In 2014-15, the number of children and youth ages 3-21 receiving special education services was 6.6 million — or 13 percent of all public school students.” Because of the large percentage of children with special needs in the United States, experienced and educated professionals are in demand. … Continued

8 Benefits of Going Back to School as an Adult

Adult students are posing for a photo at their CCU graduation ceremony.

Whether you’re 55 or 25, going back to school as an adult will be different than if you went right out of high school. But that doesn’t mean it’ll be more difficult — it might actually be easier for you. Because of your age, you have a base of education, experience, and knowledge that will … Continued

8 Ways to Learn More About Your Job Field

A group of professionals is attending a professional business conference.

No matter what industry you work in, chances are that it’s competitive. And in order to stand out from other professionals, it’s important to keep updated on trends, updates, and news within your field. If you want to succeed and get promoted in your profession, we recommend spending some time learning more about your industry … Continued