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.

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