Columbia Southern University - Online

About Columbia Southern University - Online

Choose an Online University with Unlimited Possibilities

Superior Service. Flexible Programs. Exceptional Value.

At Columbia Southern University, we offer fully online degree programs, flexible start dates, affordable tuition rates, and a learning style designed to accommodate your life.

Choose from associate, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree programs or earn a certificate in a variety of fields, such as:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fire Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Occupational Safety and Health.

Why CSU?

Flexible Start Dates: Begin courses anytime. With the CSU Per-Course System, there are no predetermined semester or session dates.

Affordable Education: Our tuition is competitively priced to make achieving a quality education affordable and realistic. Textbooks are provided at no cost through the CSU Book Grant. Federal financial aid, military educational benefits and scholarship opportunities are available for eligible participants.

Flexible Learning: Forget the days of scheduled online sessions and on-site test taking! You can complete work from anywhere in the world, at the times most convenient for you. Faculty and staff offer flexible, individualized instruction, designed to provide you with the guidance and support necessary for successful course completion. Tutoring and Career Services Available

CSU is committed to providing students with the resources they need to successfully complete their program of study. As part of this commitment, writing and math tutoring services and career services are available at no cost.

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. Additionally, the Accrediting Commission of DETC is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA is a nonprofit organization serving as a national advocate for self-regulation academic quality through accreditation.

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