Learning Outcomes & Curriculum Development
The university offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and certificate programs that have been approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Prior to the launch or revision of any academic program, the university conducts a full program analysis to ensure it meets industry needs for career relevance and job growth. This review by external industry experts ensures the latest trends and best practices have been incorporated.
Wherever possible, the university’s programs are also aligned to provide specific knowledge needed to successfully pass industry certifications, including but not limited to nationally recognized organizations such as the Society of Human Relations Management, Project Management Institute, State Boards of Accountancy, CompTIA, and Microsoft. This allows students to connect their collegiate program with the recognized professional certificates in their industry. Additionally, CSU-Global seeks industry accreditations wherever relevant to further ensure and verify that its programs are meeting the needs of modern, nontraditional students looking to advance their careers. For example, the B.S. in Business Management, B.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Management, and Master of International Management are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Programs are revised to ensure content is current, relevant, and accurate as well as to address student learning achievement goals. Program analysis and design must occur at least once within a 24 month period to maintain program relevancy. Thus, the program revision process is
designed to provide every program with two years worth of assessment data prior to revision. Program revisions have four main sources of input:
Additionally, revisions may address other needs such as: