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.

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

Kathryn Herrmann: CAGS EC, MAC Student, All-Around Superstar

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Earlier this year, Kathryn Herrmann was gracious enough to take time out of her day and discuss the Master of Arts in Counseling program at CCU/CAGS. Little did we know, but turns out Kathryn is not only incredibly well rounded; she is smart, funny and an all around superstar. Whether this is a student or … Continued

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