Benefits of CBU



Live your purpose. Follow your passion. CBU Online is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and is ranked a top university by U.S. News and World Report. CBU Online offers accelerated bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs through online, in-person or hybrid courses.

Earning your degree at CBU Online is a short term investment with long term dividends.

These benefits include:

  • Develop in-demand, 21st-century skills
  • Gain knowledge from faculty with working knowledge and experience in top fields for employment
  • Network with like-minded peers using innovative technology and learning tools
  • Increased annual income career mobility and earning power*

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

  • Accreditation and Reputation
  • Latest technologies in distance education
  • A variety of majors and concentrations
  • Personalized, caring student service
  • Quality faculty, committed to student academic success
  • Education finance options and low, student loan default rates
  • Graduation success rates
  • Competitive tuition costs
  • Career transition and placement

Accreditation and Reputation

U.S. News rankings: 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranked Best Online Bachelor’s Program (#8), Graduate Education Faculty Credentials and Training (#3) and MBA Faculty Credentials and Training (#2).

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

  • 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

  • Over 40 majors and concentrations are available through CBU Online and Professional Studies
  • 16 Month completion option for most majors

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