The mission of the Division of Online and Professional Studies is to respond to the non-traditional student that balances family responsibilities while advancing their education through market driven degree and non-degree academic programs utilizing the latest technologies in distance education through faculty who are committed to student’s academic, professional, and spiritual success.

CBU Online is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Many prospective students are uncertain about which college degrees employers or universities will accept. CBU Online's accreditation by WASC means you can be confident that your CBU Online degree is recognized and respected by schools and companies across the country.

  • Accreditations and approvals include
    • Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission
    • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
    • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
    • National Association of Schools of Music
    • State of California Board of Registered Nursing
    • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
    • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Board of Registered Nurses
    • CBU’s bachelor degree programs in civil engineering (BSCE), electrical and computer engineering (BSECE) and mechanical engineering (BSME) have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

CBU Online has received various awards and has been ranked in the top 40 in the nation - best online bachelor’s degree category by U.S. News & World Report for 6 consecutive years.