Adult students returning to college to advance in their careers, begin a new career or just to better themselves, have several degree programs from which to choose at Colorado Christian University. CCU Business Degrees are a popular choice as they afford the graduate a number of career options upon graduation, and online business degree programs allow adult students to work on a business degree while working full-time out of the home or while taking care of the family at home.

CCU offers a Master’s Degree in Counseling for those students who would like to devote their careers to counseling others facing various crises in their lives. Criminal Justice is a recent addition to the CCU degree program list, and you can obtain an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or criminal justice certificate in this rapidly-growing program. All criminal justice programs at CCU have been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. If you’re a gifted educator, you may want to pursue a Master’s Degree in Curriculum & instruction at CCU. This graduate degree is for teachers who wish to be curriculum developers, corporate trainers and adult educators.

Nursing programs at CCU include the RN-BSN program and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The online format of the RN-BSN degree allows registered nurses to complete their coursework from home without ever having to step foot on campus.

Online degree programs are becoming very popular at CCU as adults are finding the convenience of studying on their own schedule and not having to physically attend classes on campus allow them to continue with their career and familial responsibilities while furthering their education.

6 Professional Resources for Special Education Teachers

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Dr. Marla J. Lohmann is an assistant professor in Colorado Christian University’s Master of Education in Special Education program. She currently serves as the chair of the Council for Exceptional Children Faith-Based Schools & Organizations Caucus. Dr. Lohmann has been married to her husband Mark for 13 years and is the mother of four young … Continued

The Types of Jobs Available with a Master’s in Counseling

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Are you interested in helping people with mental health, family and relationship, or substance abuse issues? A master’s degree in counseling can give you the education and hands-on experience needed to become a counselor or psychologist. CCU’s online master’s in counseling, which is also available in a classroom setting, provides students with two and a … Continued

4 Careers You Can Get With a Master’s in Special Education

A special education instructor is sitting with her students.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “In 2014-15, the number of children and youth ages 3-21 receiving special education services was 6.6 million — or 13 percent of all public school students.” Because of the large percentage of children with special needs in the United States, experienced and educated professionals are in demand. … Continued

8 Benefits of Going Back to School as an Adult

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Whether you’re 55 or 25, going back to school as an adult will be different than if you went right out of high school. But that doesn’t mean it’ll be more difficult — it might actually be easier for you. Because of your age, you have a base of education, experience, and knowledge that will … Continued

Adult Students – 5 Ways to Earn a Degree Faster

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Many adults interested in going back to school have a lot of concerns, and one of the biggest is how long it takes to earn a degree. Since the majority of adults have a full-time job and other responsibilities, the thought of being committed to a degree program for any amount of time between one … Continued