If you are an older student returning to college after a number of years in the workforce or after having raised children, you should conduct your scholarship search in much the same way traditional students would. Non-traditional students sometimes get discouraged when they first begin a scholarships search because many scholarships focus on high school … Continued
Archive: Adult Learners
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. To learn more about online programs for adult learners, please read the Adult Degree Completion Student Admissions page.
You may be considering a degree in criminal justice but are not sure if you have the right type of personality traits necessary to handle a particular criminal justice-related position. “All Criminal Justice Schools” has published an online article describing which criminal justice jobs match certain personality types. It is fascinating information, and this may … Continued
Unlike students fresh out of high school, adult learners have many responsibilities that must be balanced against the demands of obtaining a college education. Because of the numerous responsibilities adults face, there exist barriers to adult learning that must be overcome in order to unleash the leader in you. To be a leader in the … Continued
The decision to pursue a degree later in life, after you have married and started a family and/or career, can be a daunting one. We, at Colorado Christian University, understand you may be filled with doubt, feelings of insecurity and even fear. Paying for a college education is often the greatest concern for all students, … Continued
What Is a Cohort Program What is a cohort program? The birth of the cohort program came as educators and psychologists began to better understand how people learn. One of the key factors in learning is the impact of community—the people whom we learn with and from. Based on the importance of community in education, … Continued