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.

Job Tips – What to do Before, During, and After a Job Interview

Professionals prepare to go into an interview with the help of job interview tips.

One of the most exciting aspects of looking for a new job is receiving a phone call or email stating that you’ve been chosen to interview for the position. That excitement then usually turns into stress thinking about interviewing with a new company. However, a job interview doesn’t have to be stressful if you go … Continued

10 Things You Should Do When You Want to Switch Careers

Two men are networking at an event to discuss switching careers.

When you were younger, you were probably asked this question a lot: “What do you want to do when you grow up?” And for many of us, years and years later, this question’s answer has already changed many times. You might have started working in business, and then you transitioned into the tech field. Or … Continued

Adult Education – Why attend Colorado Christian University?

Why attend CCU?

If you’re thinking about earning your degree, chances are you are doing plenty of research to decide which school is the best for you. You’ll probably look at many factors, including: degree programs, programs for adult students, flexible schedules, tuition cost, online options, and more. Researching different colleges can be a lot of work, so … Continued

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