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.

Tickling Your Funny Bone: Stress Management for Nurses

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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

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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

The Different Types of Mental Health Professionals Defined

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It’s not uncommon for people to call me Dr. Zimmerman. While quite a compliment, I have to correct them. “I’m not a doctor. I have a master’s degree in counseling. I’m an LPC.” The field of mental health experts is expansive. When someone says, “I’m a therapist” it’s hard to know what he or she … Continued

The Indispensible Bilingual Counselor

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The need for diverse, flexible counselors in Colorado is increasing. So, why not make your job application rise to the top of the pile? Consider studying a foreign language in addition to tackling your Master of Arts in Counseling — then market yourself as a bilingual counselor. Search any of the major online job boards … Continued

4 Reasons to Get a Master of Science in Nursing

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You love working with people. Your RN degree brings contentment in your daily routine. But, you’re secretly craving a challenge. A new direction. Take the next step in your education and get a master of science in nursing. Why? The need for experienced, passionate nurses to migrate into teaching, mentoring and management roles are on … Continued