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.
In a continuous effort to provide our students information about Colorado Christian University and its mission of cultivating knowledge and love of God in a Christ-centered educational/spiritual community of learners and scholars, CCU offers Information Sessions for anyone interested in learning about the CCU educational/spiritual family. Here, students can learn more about CCU, its strategic [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Discovering how adults learn is more than just an esoteric obsession by elite academicians. Instead, the study of how adults learn is an important endeavor in many college programs today. With a growing number of adults entering the college scene, the study of andragogy—the science of learning strategies for adults—is an issue of critical importance. [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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 [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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 [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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 [...]Read the rest of this entry »