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.
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, [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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, [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Financing Your Adult Education With Continuing Education Student Loans For the college student looking for a way to fund an education, there is a huge selection of student loans. Getting a loan is still a complicated endeavor, but at least there is no shortage of options. What about loans for a different kind of student— [...]Read the rest of this entry »
The decision to launch into a continuing education programs is a tough one, attended by so many variables, factors, financials, persons, problems, situations, outcomes, costs, benefits, results, and consequences. In the end, you may end up deciding against continuing education, if for no other reason than because the decision is so hard to make. At [...]Read the rest of this entry »
The world of higher education is customized to the meet the needs and learning style of younger students, and in general, fails to acknowledge the characteristics of adult learners. Many schools and educational institutions are stymied when trying to provide a successful adult degree completion program. CCU recognizes the characteristics of adult learners, and has [...]Read the rest of this entry »