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B.S. in Accounting
The B.S. in Accounting program at CBU Online teaches you to organize, maintain, and evaluate your organization’s financial operations. Learn to provide sound financial advice and recommendations that improve profitability and revenue, while decreasing costs.
The B.S. in Accounting program will guide you through comprehensive courses in:
B.A. in Business Administration – Logistics and Operations Concentration
Oversee and coordinate the logistical aspects of a product’s life cycle through the collection, organization, and analysis of complex information that equips you to improve processes and predict outcomes. Comprehensive courses covered during your B.A. in Business Administration – Logistics and Operations degree program include:
B.A. in Business Administration - Management Concentration
A management concentration shows you how to apply business principles to practical business applications. Learn how to support workplace productivity and growth while integrating ethical principles and promoting a Christian worldview as it applies to the field of business administration. Your B.A. in Business Administration – Management degree coursework will include:
B.A. in Christian Studies
Learn to understand and communicate biblical truths. Upon completing the program, you will have the skills to lead effectively in ministry, meet requirements for ordination in churches, and advance in parachurch organizations. Our professors, advisors, and staff guide students towards graduation with the attentiveness found in a classroom and the flexibility of online learning.
Courses covered for your B.A. in Christian Studies degree include:
B.A. in Strategic Communication
Embrace the foundations of communication theory to build relationships with individuals and organizations. The B.A. in Strategic Communication degree will provide you with powerful tools to advocate for clients who seek to build and maintain positive relationships with the public. Passionate professionals and professors will guide you through a rich curriculum:
B.S. in Computer Technology
Acquire strategic and organizational skills that will lead you to a career path of computer programming, network architecture, support specialist, or system analysis.
The B.S. in Computer Technology includes comprehensive courses in:
B.S. in Criminal Justice
Professors leading the Criminal Justice Program will guide you through comprehensive courses that provide you with the opportunity to delve deeply into the criminal justice reform narrative, learning both the benefits and potential unintended consequences of reform measures. Among your coursework will be:
B.S. In Cybersecurity
Connect academic theory with practice and learn to fortify an organization’s computer networks and systems with a B.S. in Cybersecurity from CBU Online.
The B.S. in Cybersecurity program includes comprehensive courses in:
B.A. in Early Childhood Studies
In the B.A. in Early Childhood Studies degree program, you will learn how to effectively teach early learners from 0-8 years old, across diverse learning environments. You will discover how to integrate developmental learning theories into the classroom, focusing on children’s cognitive, social, emotional, perceptual-motor, and spiritual growth.
B.A. in English
An English degree provides you with finely-honed critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate effectively through the written word. Especially for remote positions, how you write is more important than ever. CBU Online’s B.A. in English program highlights the importance of the writing process, which includes all aspects of composition from editing to analysis. Your familiarity with literary theory, the evaluation of scholarly research, and the interpretation of complex texts will ensure your marketability to businesses interested in quality correspondence. Courses covered during your B.A. in English program include:
B.A. in Graphic Design and Digital Media
Graphic Design and Digital Media focuses on professional visual representation, effective design technique, imaging, and best practice design workflows. The B.A. in Graphic Design and Digital Media degree program from CBU Online highlights the principles of design that are key to a strong digital portfolio.
Courses during your B.A. in Graphic Design and Digital Media degree program will cover:
● History of Graphic Design
● Critical Design Programs like:
● Intermediate and Advanced Courses in:
B.S. in Healthcare Administration and Management
Address healthcare challenges from the top with a program that focuses on ethics in healthcare, finance, budget management, health informatics, quality management, people management, and organizational behavior. Start or advance your career in the healthcare industry with the B.S. in Healthcare Administration and Management from CBU Online.
Your B.S. in Healthcare Administration and Management degree coursework will include:
B.A. in Human Services
Prepare for a profession that will directly impact people in your own community. The B.A. in Human Services program at CBU Online provides you with valuable training to work with diverse organizations that assist with employment, nutrition, shelter, public safety, foster and senior care, and youth development. Make an impact and lead others through crisis situations with ethical decision-making and empathy.
Courses covered for your B.A. in Human Services degree include:
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies
Earn your Bachelor’s Degree your way. Distinguished faculty for the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program will guide you through comprehensive courses including Personal Leadership and an Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone. Personalize your learning by choosing up to three Areas of Emphasis from any of the following:
B.S. in Kinesiology
Acquire the skills you will need to enhance the health, wellness, and physical performance of clients in a variety of physical activity, healthcare, rehabilitation, school, fitness, sport, and wellness settings. Among the important subjects that will be covered during your Kinesiology B.S. degree program are:
B.A. in Liberal Studies
The B.A. in Liberal Studies provides you with a well-rounded foundation from which you can build a career across a range of occupations and callings. This multi-disciplinary experience will better prepare you for a world that is increasingly multi-cultural, diverse, and complex. Whether you choose to make an impact in education, business, industry, law, or at a nonprofit organization, you’ll have the skills you need to succeed.
B.S. in Marketing
The B.S. in Marketing program at CBU Online teaches you how to leverage integrated marketing techniques to achieve an organization’s business goals. The program covers the fundamentals of the field, along with advanced topics in the data-driven decisions that are critical to modern marketing.
Experts from the field and in academia will guide you through comprehensive courses in:
B.A. in Organizational Leadership
A degree in Organizational Leadership from CBU Online focuses on the managerial side of the workplace where faith-based decisions and leadership skills foster success within the public, private, and non-governmental workplaces. Courses covered during your B.A. in Organizational Leadership degree program include:
B.A. in Psychology
Our comprehensive curriculum covers behavioral science and psychology principles, taking you deeper into the human mind. Among the important subjects that will be covered during your B.A. Psychology program are:
B.A. in Public Administration
Prepare for a profession that can impact your community at the local, state, and federal levels. The B.A. in Public Administration degree will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the field, and help you start or advance a satisfying career path in public service. Passionate professionals and professors will guide you through a rich curriculum:
B.S. Public Health
Address chronic conditions like cardiovascular diseases and cancer as well as infectious diseases like influenza and COVID19 with training from CBU Online. The B.S. in Public Health program at CBU Online assists in your development of the specific knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions as unprecedented changes unfold in the global health community. Courses covered during your B.S. in Public Health program include:
B.A. in Sociology
The B.A. in Sociology program at CBU Online will provide you with core competencies needed to discover and examine social patterns in institutional structures, collective behavior, social interactions, interculturalism, and entrenched societal problems. The program covers behavioral science topics including building skills in strategy, innovative problem-solving, and critical thinking relevant to today’s social work environment. Experts from the field and in academia will guide you through comprehensive courses in:
B.S. in Sport and Performance Psychology
The B.S. in Sport and Performance Psychology program from CBU Online will teach you how to help others overcome the cognitive obstacles that impede performance and progress. Through an ethically-based approach, you will learn the psychological training, strategic thinking, communicative skills, character development, and systems of accountability needed by current and future human performance professionals. Distinguished faculty will guide you through comprehensive courses in:
B.S. in Professional Pilot
If you already have your pilot’s license, the online B.S. in Professional Pilot program can augment your existing knowledge with flight theory, management, safety, security, and finance. As a graduate of the program, you’ll have a more holistic understanding of the aviation profession and will be prepared for a range of promising careers.
The B.S. in Professional Pilot program will guide you through comprehensive courses in:
M.S. in Accounting
At the Master’s level, you will engage in comprehensive professional development that allows you to advance as an ethical financial leader who is both effective and innovative. Complement your undergraduate degree with coursework that delves into the intricacies of assurance techniques, regulatory compliance, and ethical and legal systems as they relate to accounting.
Your M.S. in Accounting degree coursework will include:
M.A. in Strategic Communication
Deepen your understanding of the historical, cultural, social, global, and political dimensions of communication theory and execution to achieve far-reaching goals. The M.A. in Strategic Communication degree will enable you to network with other professionals, gain practical and applicable experience, and apply theoretical concepts to real-world situations while you earn your advanced degree. You will work with your professors and your cohort members on a curriculum that includes:
M.S. in Counseling Psychology
The online M.S. in Counseling Psychology degree program will provide you with the skills you need to enter the field of marriage and family therapy or professional clinical counseling with a firm understanding of psychological science from a distinctly Christian worldview. In addition to important practicums, you’ll cover critical topics during your M.S. Psychology program, including:
Upon graduation from your M.S. program, you will have satisfied the curriculum requirements necessary to pursue California licensure as a marriage and family therapist or professional clinical counselor.
M.S. in Education - Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction
In the M.S. Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction degree program, you will learn how to meet and resolve real-world instructional challenges. You will discover how to blend key areas of study in human growth and development, theories of learning, curriculum design, and research methods to achieve positive professional and personal results.
M.S. in Education - Early Childhood
In the M.S. in Education - Early Childhood degree program, you will acquire the leadership skills you need to make an impact in early childhood development. You will develop a firm grasp of the important skills and abilities necessary for leadership and excellence in the field of early childhood, including curriculum development, employee supervision and management, and program evaluation.
M.S. in Educational Leadership
In the M.S. in Educational Leadership degree program, you will learn how to lead with impact across diverse populations. Using the skills acquired in this program, you will be able to advance your proficiency and your profession as a trainer, teacher, counselor, curriculum developer, administrator, designer, and leader in a range of educational settings and capacities.
M.S. in Education - Specialization in Transitional Kindergarten
In the M.S. Specialization in Transitional Kindergarten degree program, you will learn to foster a learning environment where children acquire fundamental academics, while also developing maturity and confidence. You will be introduced to the concepts and information you need to understand theoretical foundations of the early classroom development and profession, while also gaining solid practical and personal skills necessary for work with children and families.
M.S. in Information Technology Management (MSITM)
Acquire the ability to integrate the science of information systems with organizational leadership, business management techniques, project management, and security infrastructure with the M.S. in IT Management.
The M.S. in Information Technology Management includes comprehensive courses in:
M.S. in Kinesiology
At the master’s level, you will learn to integrate the science of human movement, the practice of relevant research methods, and the advanced studies of fitness and wellness. Especially as obesity and sedentary lifestyles continue to plague the nation and the world, there is an increased need for people with the passion and skills to make a difference. Your Kinesiology M.S. degree coursework will include:
Our curriculum is also aligned with NSCA standards and will help prepare you to take the Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam.
Master of Business Administration – Accounting (MBA-ACC)
Prepare for a career in accounting and upper level management with a degree program that is designed to help you develop the technical skills, leadership competencies, and credentials needed to excel as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Courses covered during your MBA-ACC degree program include:
Master of Business Administration – Management (MBA-M)
Advance to a senior-level management position with C-suite potential through advanced training that broadens your skills and increases your leadership competencies. Learn how to guide your company through challenging global markets with strategic decision-making, innovative change, and ethical operations with a Master of Business Administration Management Concentration.
Courses covered during your MBA-M program include:
M.A. in Organizational Leadership
Emerge as an effective business leader, manager, or administrator in diverse fields such as healthcare, education, politics, or sports when you enroll in the CBU Online M.A. in Organizational Leadership. Your studies of social dynamics, research, policy, and organizational change will prepare you for management and executive-level leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Your M.A. in Organizational Leadership degree coursework will include:
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Become a positive force in your community and beyond with an in-depth grasp of the history and theory of public administration. The MPA degree program will teach you how to put theories into practice, while adhering to and espousing the highest ethical considerations to serve diverse populations. You will learn the core competencies you need to become a successful leader with a worldview designed to broaden your perspective of public service. Among the courses you’ll cover are:
M.S. in Public Health
Health promotion and disease prevention require the application and interpretation of social and behavioral concepts, models, and theories that form the basis of public health. Your M.S. in Public Health degree program from CBU Online will enable you to design, evaluate, and propose strategies to improve public health issues. Harness your potential and emerge as an effective, innovative, and ethical healthcare leader by enrolling today. Your M.S. in Public Health degree coursework will include:
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Reach the top through practical experience in the field and focused coursework that enables you to synthesize current business theories in ethical decision-making, global change, and executive leadership. In as few as three years, explore quantitative and qualitative research methods and learn to make actionable business plans that solve complex problems with your DBA from CBU Online.
Your DBA degree coursework will include:
Ed.D. in Organizational Change and Administration
In the Ed.D. in Organizational Change and Administration degree program, you will acquire advanced leadership skills to maximize your positive impact in organizations. You will experience intensive study and practice of the necessary theories, principles and skills for transforming organizations to achieve optimal growth, whether in education or in business.
Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)
Be at the top of the public policy process to make a real difference in the world. The DPA degree program will help you become an innovative leader able to respond to the complex and unique issues organizations encounter at the federal, state and local levels. Enter organizational planning, criminal justice, governance, policy, health management, and social service arenas, and make a positive, ethical impact. Created for the working adult, this unique program will guide you through:
You will also submit and defend a public administration dissertation.