Adult learners face unique challenges and often must balance their Colorado Christian University course work with family and career responsibilities. CCU faculty and staff realize that financial concerns often prevent many adults from returning to school to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree to further their career, to better themselves or to pursue a field they have always been interested in but have never had the time or the money to explore. Adult students at CCU often find our online degree programs are perfect for their busy lives. Thousands of adult students have earned degrees from CCU without ever having stepped foot on campus. Adult learners who take their courses online are able to communicate with instructors and classmates, turn assignments in via email, view classroom presentations and even take part in study groups all from their home computer.

Adult Education – Is a College Degree Worth it Today?

Is a college degree worth it for adults?

Earning your degree can be a lot of work, there’s no doubt about it. It can be especially difficult for adults because they juggle all kinds of responsibilities all at once. In the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University, we know that despite these challenges, a college degree is more than … Continued

Teacher FAQs – How Much do Teachers Make?

An early childhood education teacher is teaching in a classroom of elementary school students.

Are you interested in going to school to become a teacher? Education is one of the top fields for the most in-demand jobs in the U.S. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “3.6 million elementary and secondary school full-time-equivalent (FTE) teachers were engaged in classroom instruction in the fall of 2015.” If you’re … Continued

The Truth About Earning Your Degree Online – Schmidlap’s Tips for Adult Students

Professor Schmidlap busts the top 5 myths about online degrees

Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University. Like all CCU professors, he enjoys helping students succeed both in life and in their academic studies. We caught up with him and discussed the most common myths that adult students believe about earning their degree … Continued