Adult learners face unique challenges and often must balance their Colorado Christian University course work with family and career responsibilities. CCU faculty and staff realize that financial concerns often prevent many adults from returning to school to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree to further their career, to better themselves or to pursue a field they have always been interested in but have never had the time or the money to explore. Adult students at CCU often find our online degree programs are perfect for their busy lives. Thousands of adult students have earned degrees from CCU without ever having stepped foot on campus. Adult learners who take their courses online are able to communicate with instructors and classmates, turn assignments in via email, view classroom presentations and even take part in study groups all from their home computer.

The Most Effective Workouts for a Working Mom / Fulltime Student

Interval Training Research has shown that adding spurts of high-intensity activity into a cardiovascular workout can give you the same benefit in about half the time. This strategy is often called interval training because you alternate periods at 80 to 90 percent of your maximum intensity level with recovery periods around 60 percent intensity. Try … Continued

5 Steps to Safeguarding Success as an Adult College Student

Going back to school as an adult, your have a lot responsibilities and outside pressures than you would have had in your early twenties. You still can succeed as an adult college student, but you will need to be more intentional about the process. Go through these five steps to set yourself up for success. 1. … Continued

What is an Organizational Management Degree & Is It Right for Me?

What is Organizational Management? Organizational management is a process used by many businesses today. It’s a method of breaking a department into distinct phases so that the supplies, personnel needs and operational steps can be analyzed and optimized. This could include streamlining supply chains, implementing training schedules, and even combining departments to optimize functionality. In … Continued

5 Ways an Undergraduate Certificate Program Can Boost Your Career

Many jobs allow you to get started with no more than a high school diploma, but after a while at the job you may find can’t advance without further training. This can happen even if you have a two- or four-year degree, if your skills aren’t quite in line with your work. The good news … Continued

How to Choose a College Major as an Adult

Students that attend college straight out of high school often have a major field of study in mind, based on conversations with counselors and years of prepping for the future. For adults deciding how to choose a college major, it can seem a bit more complicated. Many adults are working or have families, so they … Continued