Community

When You Don’t Need It All at Once: How Stackable Credentials Support Lifelong Learning and Career Progression

In today’s competitive, fast-paced, and increasingly automated environment, lifelong learning is more important than ever. Not long ago, a bachelor’s degree was perceived as the “golden ticket” to a living wage and long-term career progression. The Master of Business Administration, or similar master’s degree, served as the pathway to senior-level management and executive leadership roles …

Careers

How Can Career Navigation Services Help Modern Learners?

One of the primary reasons people pursue a degree or certificate is to achieve a career goal — whether that’s to earn a promotion, get a pay raise, or transition to a new career. Therefore, it’s important for modern learners to have a plan as they strive toward academic and career success. CSU-Global’s Career Navigation …

Flexibility

Online Education Can Benefit Students Living in Rural Areas — Here’s How

Students living in rural areas tend to live and work farther from higher-education institutions — including community colleges — than their suburban- and urban-dwelling counterparts. This inconvenience equates to lower rates of college and university attendance for rural students, as well as fewer opportunities to advance in their careers and earn higher salaries. Online learning can present solutions to …

Community College

My Journey From Community College to CSU-Global

As a recent graduate from Colorado State University-Global Campus, I thought I would share how I navigated my educational journey as a transfer student from community college to CSU-Global. Choosing the right college is an important decision; and for myself and my needs, CSU-Global was the right choice. Why I Chose to Attend Community College …

Connect

How Can Online Students Connect with Classmates?

As a modern learner, your experience is likely to be different from that of a traditional student, who takes classes full-time and on a physical campus. Perhaps you study during lunch breaks or during your daily commute. You may be balancing school work with your career, family life, or community involvement. Community involvement and interaction …