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.

How to Explain Your Education Level in an Interview

A woman used job interview tips about how to discuss education.

Interviewing for a new job can be stressful. Not only do you have to compete with other applicants, you also have to answer some uncomfortable questions. For many, one of these questions is about the amount of education they’ve received thus far. Whether you never went to college, you didn’t graduate yet, or you have … Continued

10 Characteristics of an Effective Manager

A manager is having a business meeting with his employees.

Are you a manager looking to make a difference in your workplace? Do you want to be a leader that will positively influence your team? Whether you manage five or fifty employees, being a manager comes with a lot of responsibility. Here’s your guide about how to be a successful and effective manager at your … Continued

15 Outdoor Summer Activities That Can Help Relieve Stress

A woman is paddle boarding in the mountains to relieve stress.

Whether you’re a full-time adult student, you work five days a week, or you’re doing both, chances are that you need some downtime this summer. And rather than staying inside, you should definitely take advantage of this summer’s hot weather, beautiful landscapes, and endless activities. Are you ready to step outside of your activity comfort … Continued

Adult Education – 10 Things to do After You Graduate From College

Adult students are celebrating at their college commencement.

Did you just graduate from college? Congrats! Graduating, no matter your age or education level, is such an accomplishment. But now that you graduated from college as an adult student, there are some things you should do to ensure you’re using your education to its highest potential. Graduates, do these 10 things to prepare yourself … Continued

Communications FAQs – What Can You Do With a Communications Degree?

A man is sitting at his desk at his communications job.

Did you know that people spend about 75% of their time every day communicating? What’s even more interesting is that 80% of that communication is non-verbal. If you’re looking to get into a career that will always be in demand, a communications degree can be a great start to a long and interesting career. And, … Continued