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Colorado Technical University (CTU) is dedicated to helping you reduce the amount of time it takes you to earn a degree in your field of choice. Our goal is to help you reach the future you envision for yourself, sooner. That's why we have a team of Prior Learning Assessment Specialists who can evaluate your official documents and transcripts to determine if your existing credits are eligible for transfer.

The following experiences could make you eligible for prior learning credits:
  • Eligible College Credits
  • Course Challenge Examinations
  • Experiential Learning demonstrating subject matter mastery through documented work experience
  • Eligible Military Credit for training or Eligible Military Occupational Specialty
  • Professional Training/Certification credit
  • Standardized Assessment score results (AP, CLEP, DSST)
Request more information to learn about the prior learning assessment process.

Not all credits eligible to transfer. See the University's catalog regarding Colorado Technical University's transfer credit policies.

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Earn an Online Degree

At CTU, you can pursue your professional goals by enrolling in any of our Bachelor's degree programs. And most importantly, these programs are designed to fit into your busy lifestyle. Taught by instructors, many with real-world experience, and driven by advanced technology, we provide a learning experience that could put you on the path toward the future you envision for yourself.

When you enroll in one of our Bachelor's degree programs, you can:
  • Take advantage of our award-winning**, student-centric learning platform
  • Access multi-media learning materials, Virtual Campus resources and industry-tested faculty 24/7
  • Network with students, faculty, alumni and advisors in unique and beneficial ways
  • Learn at your own pace by pausing, rewinding and fast-forwarding your course materials
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Bachelor's (BSACC) - Accounting

The BSACC degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of skills including corporate accounting, taxation, governmental and not-for-profit accounting, and auditing.

This unique program also builds in skills to help prepare you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams. In addition, the curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills so that as graduates they can pursue success in the business world.

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Students who successfully complete this degree program should be able to:
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues
  • Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics
  • Distinguish between financial, managerial, cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices
  • Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making
  • Distinguish between the accounting principles used for federal income taxation of both individuals and business, and evaluate the impact of those differences on the financial statements and managerial decision making
  • Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era
  • Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization
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These résumé-enhancing certificates are built into the degree program without adding any classes or tuition cost.

Bachelor's (BSBA) - Finance

The BSBA in Finance helps prepare students with a fundamental knowledge of the language, concepts and strategies required for successful careers in finance.

Students learn the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions and how the flow of funds through various economic systems affects both the personal and business sectors.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Healthcare Management

The field of healthcare is adapting to respond to changes in the demographics and needs of its constituents. As health care evolves, effective management is becoming even more essential.

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a concentration in Healthcare Management helps students develop the business, management, financial, and even human resource skills needed to pursue success in the industry.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - HR Management

The Colorado Technical University Bachelor's with a concentration in Human Resource Management helps students in the HR profession.

This online degree program helps prepare graduates by focusing studies on topics such as the modern legal environment, customer service, management structure and processes, and professional communication skills.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Information Technology

Students in the Bachelor's (BSBA) IT degree program can gain a well-rounded knowledge of business fundamentals and IT essentials. Students can learn how to apply modern business and IT tools to prepare for successful careers in the Information Technology industry.

Some of the courses in the program include: E-Business, Project Management Theory, Database Systems, and Network Systems.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - International Business

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a concentration in International Business focuses on recognizing global differences and applying sensitivity to cultural diversity issues in communications, management, marketing, and the legal aspects of global business operations.

In today's ever-changing business environment, organizational leaders must have the skills to extend their businesses across national and international borders.

Some of the courses in the program include: International Business Communications, Management in International Business, Marketing Concepts in International Business, and Trade in International Business.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Marketing

The Colorado Technical University Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing provides students with the knowledge they need to pursue success in the marketing industry.

Course content has been developed to emphasize current marketing trends and opportunities for success. Some of the courses in the Bachelor's (BSBA) in Marketing degree program include: Consumer Behavior Fundamentals, Personal Selling and Customer Focus, Marketing Research Practices, Integrated Marketing Strategies, Principles of Advertising and Public Relations, and Applied Marketing Management.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Management

This program equips students with the skills necessary to lead people and processes and grow healthy organizations. In addition to a business and technology foundation, students can gain essential business management competencies.

Broad subject areas include human resource management, organization behavior, marketing, and project risk management.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Project Management

The BSBA in Project Management focuses on the management of time-limited operations in terms of four constraints: time, cost, resources and specification. During this degree program, students learn to identify priorities, organize assignments and deploy the necessary resources to accomplish projects on time and within specified budgets. Select program content covers key areas contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), considered to be the industry standard by the Project Management Institute.

Global Accreditation Center For Project Management This degree program has been accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC - and one of only two universities offering undergraduate programs with this select accreditation.

Graduates of this program have the opportunity to receive the Project Management Professional (PMP™) credential, the most universally recognized credential in the field of Project Management. They may sit for the PMP™ examination with 3000 documented project leadership hours versus the 4,500 hours required for graduates of programs without the PMI-GAC accreditation.

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Bachelor's (BSBA) - Property Management

This program is designed to emphasize communication skills, develop facility leadership and understand finance in the facility and property management environment. Amongst the career-relevant skills taught in the program are how to maintain satisfactory tenant relations and other managerial techniques for the real estate professional.

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This Degree Program Includes 6 CTU Academic Certificates
CTU Academic Certificates are résumé-enhancing credentials built right into course content, so you can progressively add marketable skills to your professional qualifications as you study.

Basics of Accounting
This certificate acknowledges fundamental knowledge of and training in basic accounting practices. It emphasizes an understanding of the processes that influence the types of financial and managerial decisions required in large and small businesses, not-for-profit organizations, governmental agencies and the military.

Business Fundamentals
This certificate indicates the recipient has successfully acquired a common body of knowledge related to business, human resources, marketing and technology. The focus is on sharpening students' management skills and their understanding of basic business tools required to succeed in today's dynamic business environments.

Human Resource Development
Increasingly, chief executive officers (CEOs) claim that the management of people is vital to the success of their organizations. The goal of human resource development (HRD) is to improve the performance of organizations by maximizing the efficiency and performance of people. As a result, HRD is one of the fastest growing areas of professional endeavor. This certificate program was designed to supplement the Human Resource Management certificate by developing skills in four additional key areas of human resources. This program is for human resource management professionals wishing to develop effective management skills, seek professional advancement or gain professional recognition.

Management Essentials
This credential acknowledges a student's preparedness for entry-level supervisory positions. It is designed to be helpful to professionals focused on careers in management and provides and in-depth understanding of the basic concepts of management and change while exploring the manager's role.

Organizational Systems Improvement
This certificate provides a foundation for understanding how organizations function internally and how they interact with suppliers and customers in today's competitive business environments. An emphasis is placed on the importance of making strategic changes that can create sustainable competitive advantages.

Project Planning
This certificate indicates a student's understanding of the "big picture" approach to modern Project Management. Efficient, effective project planning and resource utilization are essential to organizations focused on bringing products and ideas to market in less time and at a reduced cost of development.

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Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Criminal Justice

Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program can gain a solid knowledge base in the triad areas of the courts, corrections, and law enforcement.


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Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Human Services

Are you interested in the human services area of criminal justice? If so, then earning a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Human Services (BSCJ-HS) can help you understand this area of the criminal justice field.

The BSCJ-HS degree program is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in law enforcement, the courts and corrections, as well as a human services core that can help prepare you in areas of responsibility and leadership in criminal justice and human services.

Special emphasis is placed on working with youth and you can complete the coursework needed for professional work in chemical dependency. You can also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience provided through the internship component of the program while developing valuable interpersonal skills and management skills.

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Court Reporting

This program is designed to emphasize the importance of communication skills, management and professional skills along with technical knowledge and expertise required to pursue positions of responsibility in the day-to-day workings of the legal system.

Amongst the career-relevant skills taught in the program are how to prepare accurate transcripts for a variety of court proceedings that includes multiple speakers, witnesses and technical material utilizing a CAT system.

To be accepted for enrollment, students must be currently certified as Registered Professional Reporters (RPR) by the National Court Reporters Association.

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This résumé-enhancing certificate is built into the degree program without adding any classes or tuition cost.

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Bachelor's (BSN) - Nursing Completion Program

In response to the need for knowledgeable, skilled nursing professionals, the Colorado Technical University Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree completion program has been designed to help prepare students for a broad range of career opportunities in a dynamic industry.

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The mission of this curriculum is to inspire lifelong nursing leadership that will improve the quality of healthcare for individuals and communities. The course of study focuses on helping students understand how to revamp workforce management, provide resources and support for professional nursing practice, and facilitate nurse participation in shaping and improving the cost and quality of patient care. Students are immersed in scholarly activities that address wellness, health promotion and acute or chronic care services.

Armed with sound business and organizational planning skills, graduates of this career-focused program can acquire the credentials to model lifelong achievement, respectful caring relationships and leadership behaviors that provide the tools to recognize, understand the nature of and plan for change; and to develop, implement and evaluate new patient care and staffing strategies effectively.

Admission to this program requires students to have:
  • An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States. Individuals without current license should contact the chair of nursing at nursingchair@ctuonline.edu
  • Graduated from a two year Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a three year Diploma Registered Nurse (RN) program
  • International students must demonstrate proficiency in English Language, as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer based exam
Applicable Knowledge and Skills
Courses are taught by instructors with applicable experience in today's nursing industry. Students can absorb relevant perspectives and professional insights from people who can help them acquire an industry-current, real-world understanding of:
  • Leadership behaviors in the business and organizational planning areas of healthcare and, specifically, nursing care.
  • How to lead and serve reflectively, while utilizing organizational, business and clinical expertise and professional standards for a guide.
  • Collaboration with nurse managers to revamp the nursing workforce and support professional nursing practice.
  • Shaping healthcare policy to meet the needs of diverse individuals and communities.
  • Visionary thinking while integrating new patient care demands, traditional and futuristic care practices and new technologies into quality patient care.
  • The ethical use of technology and information in the decision making process to foster, support and restore human functioning to its optimum level, promote communication and to encourage collaboration.
  • and many more career-related topics!
Industry-Current Coursework
Required courses in the RN to BSN Degree Completion Program include:
  • Professional Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment
  • Community Nursing/Vulnerable Populations
  • Pathophysiology I
  • Management of Critical Health Issues
  • Organizational Behavior Principles
  • Pathophysiology II
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Human Resource Management in Health Care
  • Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Healthcare Research
  • Public Health Science/Disaster Preparedness
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Nursing Capstone
  • Finance in Healthcare
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Bachelor's (BSIT) - Network Management

The Colorado Technical University Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program features a concentration in Network Management. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies, students can learn to install, configure and support internal and/or external networks.

Students are challenged to learn how to troubleshoot networks to determine the root causes of problems, and they will be taught to analyze the business and technical requirements for a network infrastructure and design a network infrastructure that meets those requirements.

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Bachelor's (BSIT) - Security

The Colorado Technical University Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program features a concentration in Security. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies, students can learn to explain security principles, concepts, and techniques and will be challenged to develop, implement and analyze disaster recovery plans.

This BSIT with a concentration in Security is designed to help prepare students to train as IT professionals with industry-current skills and knowledge.

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Bachelor's (BSIT) - Software Systems Engineering

The Colorado Technical University Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program features a concentration in Software Systems Engineering. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies, students can learn to elicit, identify, define and document software requirements.

They are also challenged to develop use case scenarios for requirement creation and software design. Successful students should learn competencies in applying appropriate software design models to develop a software solution as well as planning, implementing and reporting software testing.

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Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration

The BSHSA degree program includes a comprehensive overview of healthcare systems that can help provide you with knowledge regarding the complexity and interrelatedness of the delivery of healthcare services.

This program also includes a unique opportunity to spend two quarters in a healthcare organization exploring the intricacies of health services administration. At the completion of the externship, you will be expected to make a professional presentation to the host organization and your peers.

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Bachelor of Science in Technology Management

The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management is focused on teaching students how to integrate technical knowledge with management principles to solve real-world problems.

These skills, amongst others taught in the curriculum, can help provide you with the qualifications to pursue positions requiring key management functions, whether in a small business setting (as proprietor, partner, or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff.

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Development

Many businesses depend on their web presence in the marketplace Want to find an inside track in the technology universe?

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Development (BSIT-WD) is a degree track that adds to your basic technology skills and gives you the opportunity to develop problem solving, basic business and important web design and development skills.

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Concentration in Software Application Programming

Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges, and individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are valued employees.

The core of this program centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. Concentration courses are designed to provide students with the industry-current knowledge and skill to differentiate between current computer networks, protocols and the role of network management software in organizations, in addition to many other career-related competencies.

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Homeland Security and Emergency Management Degree Program Concentration

Homeland Security encompasses a broad range of disciplines that play vital roles in the protection of our nation. Developed with guidance provided by the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security, this program is designed to help students acquire an in-depth understanding of emergency management, technology, communications, intelligence, critical infrastructure, terrorism and other knowledge needed in a wide range of government and private organizations.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates can be prepared to apply the fundamentals of homeland security and emergency management to create plans, analyze risk and propose solutions.

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Bachelor's (BSIT) - with specialization in Data Management

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program now offers a specialization in Data Management. The program will allow you to get a deeper understanding of applying data management concepts and analytical tools. You will learn how to analyze data in order to support decision-making processes used for vital business tasks such as accounting, management, marketing, operations and running the enterprise in general.

What You Can Learn
You will be given the opportunity to develop relevant knowledge in data management by examining important areas, including:
  • business intelligence
  • data warehousing
  • data mining
  • analytics
  • visualization
  • designing and creating master databases
  • ensuring data quality assurance
You will also create a portfolio of projects you can use to demonstrate your knowledge and skills.

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Concentration in Consumer Behavior

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program now offers a concentration in Consumer Behavior. The curriculum is designed to be relevant to a wide range of individuals seeking a better understanding of consumer behavior. Students can acquire an understanding of consumer behavior and its application to business, education, sales, services, public affairs, marketing and advertising.

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior:

Perhaps one of the most challenging parts of keeping a business successful is dealing with the differences between people and their interrelationships within the business. CTU's Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior is oriented to allow students to learn and apply major concepts and ideas in psychology to real world situations involving the behavior of individuals and groups in an organization. In this program, you can learn critical thinking, problem-solving and communication and leadership skills.

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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management is now being offered through the school's award-winning Virtual Campus.** The curriculum is designed to equip students with the appropriate general education, didactic theory and hands-on skills necessary for business careers within healthcare.

The goal of the CTU program is to offer instruction in the business and administrative areas of the healthcare industry, including patient access, revenue cycle management, project management and the economics of healthcare. Fundamentals of marketing and HR management are also discussed.

Some courses in the program include: Healthcare Research and Statistics, Economics of Healthcare, and Administration in Healthcare Services.

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The CTU Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed to provide an overview of the major psychological concepts, perspectives and skills that explain human behavior. The curriculum has four themes threading through it: workplace application of psychology, career advancement, technological acumen and service to society.


Applications are now being accepted. Students interested in learning more about this program are encouraged to contact us today.



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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Managing Information Technology projects has been popularly equated to "herding cats". CTU's project-based curriculum is a good foundation for learning an industry-current, first-hand knowledge of the design, development and delivery of high-quality IT projects aimed at meeting management expectations. In addition to gaining hands-on experience while learning a solid, comprehensive grounding in the most important IT areas, students can create a portfolio of projects they can use to demonstrate their skills. Upon successful completion of this degree, students should be able to:
  • Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols and the role of network management software in organizations.
  • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.
  • Distinguish between the principles, concepts and fundamentals of operating systems.
  • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems.
  • Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical and social issues of information technology.
  • Create and design Enterprise Architecture.
  • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.
  • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.


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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Web Development

Companies today need an effective web presence to promote themselves, provide enterprise information and interact with their customers, via web, mobile or other technology. CTU offers a degree in Web Development that can cover not only the good coding and design practice, but also can provide the student with a solid foundation of career-related knowledge and skills. Our course content has been designed to help students develop relevant IT problem-solving skills by focusing on the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). For example:
  • In Mobile Web Design, students explore the wide range of uses for mobile web, including designing for a variety of mobile devices such as the iPhone, android and windows mobile devices and the impact of local and global demographics on the design of web pages for mobile devices.
  • In Emerging Media and Technology, students can learn how new technologies and new uses for information/data have a direct impact on the personal, social and business aspects of our lives and gain a basic understanding of emerging media as it relates to web standards, social networking, mobile computing, collaboration environment and a variety of other current topics.
  • In Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds, students discover virtual worlds using current virtual environments tools, such as Second Life. Featured topics include navigation, camera controls, object design and texturing, gestures, animations, sounds, basic use of tools and scripts. Using an activity-based learning approach, students create 3D virtual world content.
Learn these, and other related topics, from experienced IT professionals who will share their knowledge and perspective and assist students in gaining an understanding of the qualities and skills sought in today's web developers.

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CTU announces BS in Healthcare Management with concentration in Health Informatics

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree program now offers a concentration in Health Informatics. The goal of the career-focused curriculum is to prepare students with the general education, didactic theory and hands-on skills that can prepare them for opportunities in the field of healthcare administration services.

Enroll now at CTU's locations in Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo and Sioux Falls as well as the program available on the school's award-winning Virtual Campus**.

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CTU announces BS in Project Management

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM) degree program offers a curriculum covering in detail the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The goal of the career-focused program is to help develop skilled project managers. CTU is 1 of 3 universities offering six or more GAC accredited degree programs. We are also a Project Management Institute Recognized Education Provider and all of our project management courses and programs carry this indication of quality.

Enroll now for classes at CTU Colorado Springs, Denver North, Denver South and Sioux Falls as well as through the school’s award-winning Virtual Campus**.

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CTU announces concentration in Business Development to career-focused BSBA program

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program now offers a concentration in Business Development. The career-focused program focuses on helping students understand important aspects of being a successful entrepreneur.

Successful completion of this program can prepare graduates to pursue career opportunities as small business owners or to work/consult with small businesses in areas such as media, marketing and advertising.

Concentration Courses Include:
  • Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology and Mass Media
  • Sales and Advertising
  • Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society
  • Psychology of Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship
  • Psychology and Social Media
  • Leadership
  • Stress Management


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CTU announces concentration in Organizational Behavior to career-focused BSBA program

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program now offers a concentration in Organizational Behavior. The career-focused program focuses on personnel issues and how to bring employees together to maximize organizational performance.

Successful completion of this program can help prepare graduates to pursue career opportunities in the field of human resources.

Concentration Courses Include:
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations
  • Developing Human Resources
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Diversity
  • Leadership


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