Columbia Southern University offers online associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fields such as human resources, occupational safety and health, criminal justice, and business administration.
At Columbia Southern University, we are here to guide you in the right direction to help you get the education you deserve. Not only do you get an education that could launch you into the next phase of your life, but we also push you to become a confident professional today. With the outstanding benefits listed below, we provide you the opportunity to take charge of your education in a way that no other university offers.
We know that each student has different needs which is why CSU offers a variety of learning options to fit individual needs. We are committed to providing you with the tools you need to be successful in your education and in life.
Depending on your learning style, you may choose from the following online learning options:
LifePace Learning: If you prefer the flexibility to create your own schedule, LifePace Learning is designed to complement your individual learning pace. It offers flexible start dates, due dates and course lengths.
Term: If you enjoy a typical structured environment, then the term option may be best for you. You have flexibility on when to study with a structured framework for weekly assignments, and know the exact end date of your course. Term is a great choice if you want and need a planned pace
Veteran’s Advantage: If you are using VA educational benefits, Veterans Advantage provides courses that follow defined start and end dates but have more flexibility because of fewer submission deadlines.
Columbia Southern University (CSU) is an accredited member of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. All CSU programs have been reviewed and approved by DETC.
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Distance Education and Training Council Accrediting Commission
Private, for-profit, Higher Education
Courses are delivered entirely online.
Master's College or University I
It is necessary that CSU students have access to the Internet and an e-mail account in order to complete a program of study at CSU. If personal Internet service is unavailable, you are encouraged to contact local libraries, schools, or a public business.
Columbia Southern University welcomes students from the United States, the Armed Forces, and Canada.
There are no on campus requirements.
Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Academic Competitiveness Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Tuition Assistance, Veterans Affairs benefits
School FAFSA Code: 041215
CSU will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your applicant materials including any prior academic credit. This report will outline those courses we have determined you should take and those courses for which we have accepted transfer credit.