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.

5 Professional Nursing Journals to Transform You Into Super Nurse!


Move to the head of the class. Between clinical rotations and doing homework, browse professional nursing journals to learn about the latest developments and discussions in the world of nursing. Not sure where to start? Here are five must-read nursing publications to check out this weekend!   American Journal of Nursing Each month the American … Continued

Shot of Calm: Conflict Management in Nursing

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No work environment is easy, but nurses have an especially difficult, albeit rewarding, working environment. The nature of interpersonal encounters for nurses is inherently stressful, often interacting with people while they are rushed, tense, nervous, pained, worried, afraid, or exhausted. The anxiety surrounding interactions can often lead to the need for conflict management in nursing; … Continued

Know It in a Flash: The 5 Best Flash Card Apps for Nursing Students


Flashcards: one of the best ways to study on the go! For nursing students, using extra time to study effectively is especially important. But writing flashcards can be a long and tedious task, not to mention carrying physical flashcards can be difficult and annoying. Flashcards apps are the perfect solution for a nursing student: you … Continued

Tickling Your Funny Bone: Stress Management for Nurses


There’s no two ways about it: nursing school isn’t easy. Luckily it is awesome, awe-inspiring, fascinating, humbling, and downright hilarious. The trick is in remembering. So here’s a little nursing humor and commiseration from CCU to you. There’s going to be plenty of early mornings, late nights, labs, clinicals, and exams ahead. But whatever hurdles you … Continued

The Nurse’s Edge: 7 Items to Always Have Handy


When most students go back to school, a laptop is all they need. Nursing students on the other hand must be ready to tackle classroom work, hands-on practice and clinical rotations. So, they carry a mixed bag of practical goodies and essential nursing school supplies to make the day run smoothly. Not sure what to … Continued