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Master of Organizational Leadership

The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) is a fully online, asynchronous degree program that prepares working professionals to assume roles as dynamic leaders.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Looking for an online MBA that fits your budget and busy lifestyle? Advance your career with CIU’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Finish in 18 months. Apply online today.

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Earn your PhD in Educational Leadership 100% online at Columbia International University. Taught from a biblical perspective, the online PhD in Educational Leadership prepares you for administrative positions in public or private schools.

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Master of Education

The online Master of Education degree program at CIU is perfect for working educators who want to prepare for a role in education leadership.

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CIU alumna Rebekah Schlottman (Photo provided)  Counseling in Ukraine: CIU alumna lends an ear to war refugees
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Counseling in Ukraine: CIU alumna lends an ear to war refugees

Counselor Rebekah Schlottman and her colleagues had prayed that God would give them an understanding of what the people of war-torn Ukraine were going through. That prayer was answered in an unnerving way when they were staying just outside the city of Lviv.

“The city we were staying in was...

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Savannah Eastering, Tirzah Vancil and Noelle Eslick in "Little Women" the musical. (Photo by Macey Drye) Celebrate the Arts and Christmas with CIU performances
Savannah Easterling and Dakota Broadfield in "Little Women" the musical. (Photo by Macey Drye, CIU student photographer)

Celebrate the Arts and Christmas with CIU performances

Combine the CIU Thespians love for the theatre with the amazing talent of the CIU Ambassador Choir, add in the Christmas season, and you’ve got a great weekend to enjoy the arts.

The CIU Thespians will perform the musical version of the timeless classic “Little Women.”

Based on Louisa May...

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CIU alumnus Phil O'Day named president of Avant Ministries. (Photo: Avant) CIU alumnus to lead strategic mission organization
CIU alumnus Phil O'Day and his wife Lori. (Photo courtesy of Avant)

CIU alumnus to lead strategic mission organization

Columbia International University alumnus Phil O’Day has been named the new president of Avant Ministries, an interdenominational, multinational missionary sending organization that has focused on planting and developing churches in the unreached areas of the world since the 1890s.  

O’Day, who graduated with a master’s degree from Columbia...

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Dr. Glenda Nanna Expecting a slice of turkey this Thanksgiving along with a side of family tension? A CIU counseling professor offers a few tips for a more relaxing holiday
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Expecting a slice of turkey this Thanksgiving along with a side of family tension? A CIU counseling professor offers a few tips for a more relaxing holiday

Dr. Glenda Nanna, the director of Graduate Counseling programs at Columbia International University, understands that we’d all like that perfect Thanksgiving that unfolds like a Hallmark movie script. But that’s not always real life. As long as there are people around the Thanksgiving table, there could also be tension....

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