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Why CBU Online & Professional Studies?

California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU Online and Professional Studies (OPS) offers accelerated bachelor’s degree completion programs and master’s programs through online, in-person or hybrid courses.

You should consider the following when choosing a university to complete your degree:

Accreditation and Reputation top ↑

  • 2013 U.S. News & World Report Tier 1 ranked regional university
  • Accreditations and approvals include:

    • ✔ Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
    • ✔ 10 Year WASC Accreditation Affirmation
    • ✔ California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
    • ✔ Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
    • ✔ National Association of Schools of Music (NASCM)
    • ✔ State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
    • ✔ Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
    • ✔ Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Latest technologies in distance education top ↑

  • Tandberg High Definition Video Engagement
  • Blackboard 9.1 Platform
  • Voice Thread
  • WebEx
  • Movi-Cisco
  • An interactive environment where there is more than just reading a syllabus and doing assignments

A variety of majors and concentrations top ↑

  • Over 31 majors and concentrations are available through CBU Online and Professional Studies
  • 16 Month completion option for majors
Program Name Degree Requirements
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate Program
CERT Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies
Early Childhood Intervention
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in English
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Digital Media
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Communication Arts
Organizational Leadership
Psychology
Public Administration
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
English
Human Development/Early Childhood
Kinesiology
Social Science
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
BS Requirements
Nursing Degree Program RN-BSN (for current RN license holders)
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
BS Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations
BA Requirements
Bachelor of Arts In Sociology
BA Requirements
Master of Science in Accounting
MSA Requirements
Fully Employed Master of Business Administration: Specialization in Accounting
MBAACC Requirements
Fully Employed Master of Business Administration: Specialization in General Management

MBAMAN Requirements
Master of Arts in Communication
MA Requirements
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
MS Requirements
Master of Arts in Disability Studies
Disability Ministry
Disability Policy
MA Requirements
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
MOL Requirements
Master of Public Administration
MPA Requirements
Master of Public Health
MPH Requirements
Master of Arts in Public Relations
MAPR Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Educational Leadership
MS Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Early Childhood Studies
MS Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Online Teaching and Learning
MS Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Special Education
MS Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Teaching
MS Requirements
Master of Science in Education: Specialization in General Education
MS Requirements

Personalized, caring student service top ↑

  • Individual Admissions Counseling Services to explore your degree options up front
  • Streamlined admissions process
    • Easy, step by step online application instruction: Apply Now
  • Individual Academic Advisors assigned to help you throughout your degree/program completion
  • Advising provides scheduling and registration assistance to insure timely completion of your program
  • Review the student’s degree/course plan to accurately meet degree requirements
  • Counselors and Advisors accessible to meet your needs, on your schedule via web, phone, email, or in person

Quality faculty, committed to student academic success top ↑

  • California Baptist University currently has more than 340 faculty members, nearly 70 percent who hold terminal degrees in their areas of study. The average student-to-faculty ratio is 16-to-1.

Education finance options and low, student loan default rates top ↑

  • A cost effective education with financial aid options
  • Grants, Scholarships, Veteran’s Benefits, Employer Tuition Assistance, Student Loans and Financing Plans
  • Find and secure the resources you need to finance your educational investment
  • Apply for aid by completing the FAFSA, work individually with caring staff to finance your education
  • Low student loan default ratios translate to academic and professional success
  • Yellow Ribbon Military Friendly School

Graduation success rates top ↑

  • 74%

Competitive tuition costs top ↑

  • You should always compare tuition costs.  At CBU Online, tuition is the same whether you are in an online, hybrid or face to face course.

Career transition and placement top ↑

  • Career advising
  • Mock interviews, resume and cover letter coaching
  • Online Job Board and Resume database
  • Employer/Recruitment Links
  • Regional Internships

 

 

 


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