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.

The Great Bilingual Nursing Shortage


It’s no secret. The number of nurses across the country is declining. In Colorado, many are nearing retirement age which means from 2007 to 2017, an approximate 15,000 new nursing jobs will need to be filled in the Centennial State, according to the The Governor’s Nurse Workforce and Patient Care Task Force’s report, “Nursing in … Continued

Asclepius’s Purse: Earnings in Health Care Management


In today’s shaky job market, you know what’s so great about entering into health care administration? Helping people while making a very comfortable income! And the choice of positions, work environments, and residences are practically unlimited. In short, it’s high time these opportunities received more recognition. Never considered a career in health care? Aren’t familiar … Continued

The Call to Care: CCU’s Master of Science in Nursing


When nursing school begins, most students aren’t aware that graduation only represents the beginning of their career in nursing. After years taking care of patients, nurses understand that learning is part of the job, and the role of education is just going to grow as healthcare continues to change.   Here’s what you’ll learn in … Continued

Which Way Up the Mountain?: MAC vs. MSW


You know you want to help people improve their lives on both psychological and personal levels. You’ve chosen to further your education and become a become a licensed professional social worker or counselor. But which degree will get you where you really want to be? Let’s take a look at the Master of Arts in Counseling … Continued

The Affordable Care Act for the Knowledgeable Nurse


It’s hardly possible to exaggerate the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the American health care professions. The single largest medical reform since the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid, it’s created millions of new patients practically overnight. And with this new influx comes massive new opportunities. Nurses are far from exempt. In fact, one … Continued