Colorado Technical University is private, for-profit, four-year school that offers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees online and at its campuses in Colorado Springs, Aurora, Pueblo, and Westminster, Colo., as well as in North Kansas City, Mo., Sioux Falls, SD. The university, founded in 1965, strives to provide career-oriented education that can be directly applied to the real world, and it considers the employers’ demand for highly qualified individuals of all educational levels.
The university’s academic programs include business and management, engineering and computer science, and health science, although the availability of certain degrees varies by campus. It has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1980.
Colorado Technical University’s online program serves approximately 24,500 students from its location in Colorado Springs. The university offers an extensive selection of more than 100 online associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in business and management, health science, information systems and technology, engineering and computer science, and security studies. Online students have a wide selection of courses schedules; 24/7 access to assignments, lessons, and practice exams; interactive discussion groups; and support from professors.
The university’s online learning platform, known as My Unique Student Experience (M.U.S.E.), is designed to cater to a student’s specific learning style. For example, some students learn more effectively by reading the material, so they can choose to review written course material. The program also offers audio and video for students who learn by hearing or watching.
In addition to its M.U.S.E platform, Colorado Technical University supports students by providing live interactive classes, an archive of previous classes, around-the-clock technical support, academic advising, and dedicated instructor office hours. Students can also access their courses through a smartphone application. Colorado Technical University’s online programs offer students the flexibility to complete their course work and earn their degree without having to travel to a campus or set aside other responsibilities to attend class.