Education Spotlight: Business Degree Programs

Business Degree ProgramsThe Colorado Christian University School of Business and Leadership offers several business degree programs to prepare you for the exciting world of business, marketing and finance. CCU’s philosophy of business education “prepares you to make immediate and significant contributions in your chosen field…and prepares you for the challenges and ethical dilemmas you will face in the corporate world.” Business professors at CCU have real-world experience in the areas they teach. Accounting professors are former accountants, business management professors have worked with Fortune 500 companies, and leadership professors have worked in companies and taught leadership skills all over the world. Most CCU business professors continue to work in their fields as consultants, business owners and board members, providing students with a business education that you just can’t get from a textbook alone.

The Five C’s of the Business School

Christ–Our lives are centered around Christ; we must aspire to the calling of being a disciple.

Community--Living as a community of believers is what Christ wanted for us.

Character–Strong character is exhibited through drive, determination, willpower and self-discipline.

Competence–Effective leaders are equipped with the tools for their mission. We must excel in the day-to-day tasks of our work and lives.

Calling--God’s calling for each of us is different and He will make our calling clear. We are all called to service in God’s Kingdom.

Personal Mentors to Guide You

Each student in the School of Business and Leadership is assigned a personal mentor who will guide you through your business degree program and will serve as your own personal tour guide on the exciting journey of a business education. Your mentor will be at your side to advise you on curriculum concerns, internships, networking and job preparation. Many graduates claim that it was one-on-one mentoring that really made their business education so valuable because the interaction with a real-world success story simply cannot be matched by any book or journal. Business students at CCU learn that you don’t need to be ruthless to succeed in the corporate world and that ethical business practices can yield even better results than unethical business practices. While it may be a dog eat dog world, you will learn you need not behave that way to make your mark in the business world. The business degree programs at CCU teach strategies to excel in large companies, mid-sized regional companies and small start-up business ventures while exhibiting Christian behaviors.

Accreditation, Associations and Opportunities

CCU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools, which was founded in 1895 and is committed to the development and maintenance of standards of excellence in institutions of higher learning. CCU is also a proud member of the Council for Christian College and Universities; the National Association of Independent College and Universities; the Council of Independent Colleges; and the Association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities. Students who excel in the business school at CCU may be inducted into the honor societies Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Beta Lamda. Business students are also given the opportunity to attend CCU’s annual Values-Aligned Leadership Summit (VALS) which brings leaders in the business world and local business people together for a weekend of networking, idea sharing, speaking engagements and learning. World-renowned journalist John Stossel was the keynote speaker of the most recent summit. The Outdoor Leadership Program is another wonderful opportunity afforded to CCU business students. Whether climbing a mountain or wading in a river, you’ll encounter learning opportunities not possible in the classroom. Deepen your relationship with God in the great outdoors while learning decision-making skills and working on self-discipline.

Here are just some of the business degree programs offered in the School of Business and Leadership:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Pre-Law

Would you like to be a part of the CCU School of Business and Leadership? Learn more by reading our Admissions for Adult Undergraduate and Degree Completion Students page.