is one of the leading research universities in the nation with world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, and environmental science. With more than 40 years of experience in distance learning, the school brings the same high standard and commitment to online education, offering:
launched its first Global Campus in September 2008. Today, more than 1,000 students are actively pursuing their bachelor's or master's degree through this online education venue, with many more ready to start. The third campus within the CSU system, Global Campus offers real degrees designed to fit into students' real lives, providing the education needed to enhance their professional skills, earn promotions and meet the challenges of a career in the public or private sector. Ranging from business management to teaching and learning, each of the academic programs features extensive coursework into a specific discipline and skill sets that are immediately applicable.
Columbia College is an adult-oriented college, offering traditional day classes, evening classes, extension courses at nationwide campuses, and online educational programs. The college was founded in 1851 in Columbia, Missouri as an all-female Christian academy. Today, the college operates as a nonsectarian, coeducational liberal arts institution, serving 14,000 online students, 10,000 extension students, and 4,200 traditional students at the Columbia campus. Columbia College's online programs include liberal arts and professionally oriented associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificates.
Just two hotel rooms accounted for the office space and a classroom when the Columbia Bible School officially began in 1923. Nearly 90 years and six university presidents later, the rechristened Columbia International University (CIU) has expanded into a full institute of higher learning, offering major programs in Communication, Education Intercultural Studies, Psychology, and Youth Ministry. To continuing its mission of reaching the world with the message of Christ and educating people from a Christian perspective, CIU provides an array of online courses for undergraduate and graduate programs in Bible, Church History, Education, Intercultural Studies, Theology, and more. Through AccessCIU, anyone can take convenient, biblically-based courses from anywhere in the world.
As a leader in the field of distance learning since the system's implementation in 1986, the Columbia Video Network (CVN) is the Graduate Distance Learning Program from . Rated as the "Best of the Web" in higher education by Forbes Magazine, CVN enables thousands of working professionals and remotely located students to benefit from distance learning and pursue their degrees without any residency requirements on the campus in New York. CVN offers programs in Master of Science, Doctor of Engineering Science, and Professional Degree (PD), covering a wide array of fields such as Engineering Management Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management Systems.
opened its doors for the first time at its current Portland, OR, location in 1905. Since, it has evolved to include accelerated online programs to help accommodate busy work and family schedules. The level of quality remains consistent for campus and online study as Concordia strives to prepare leaders for the transformation of society.
Founded in 1881, Dakota State University (DSU) prides itself as the first teacher-education institute in the Dakota Territory. In addition, DSU provides quality instruction in a myriad of fields, such as business, computer information systems, electronic data processing, and more. The school also offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs online to reach a broader audience, including courses in business management, computer programming, health care administration, professional communication, and other careers to open avenues to a successful, rewarding career.
specializes in healthcare, and wellness programs designed to help students attain greater success in their desired career field and enhance their marketability in today's workforce. With over 30 years' experience in instructing adult learners, the school now offers the same quality education online, designed to give each student the ability to learn at his or her convenience.
For 80 years, has been providing education that prepares students for the real challenges they will face in the working place by brining the real world into the classroom. Its five colleges focus on today's more relevant areas of study, offering associate, bachelor's, and master's programs that cover 34 different career fields. The school understands the difficulty faced by many adult students, that they have a job, a family, a life to plan their education around. To that end, DeVry offers online programs to facilitate earning a degree despite enrollees' hectic schedule.
online offers a series of Masters in Education programs designed for working teachers who wish to advance their careers and increase their pay. The programs offered are MAED's in Elementary Education, English as a Second Language and Reading. The Master's programs can be taken whenever and wherever the students want to, so long as an Internet connection is available.