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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.
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.
Learn how to share the Gospel cross-culturally while earning your Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies online at Columbia International University.
At CIU, nursing is a ministry. You will be part of a supportive, Christ-centered community where you will be challenged to think and grow as a moral nurse leader. Experienced clinical faculty will guide your learning towards systems leadership and efficiencies, continuous care improvement, and Christ-like caring and professional growth.
A valiant effort: CIU falls in NCCAA Softball World Series title game
It was only four years ago that Columbia International softball was a program without a field. This year, the Rams played for a national championship.
CIU took part in their first-ever National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) World Series title game on May 17 in Kansas City. But the Rams...
CIU Professor embraces “The Mystery of Silence”
Most of us have wrestled with doubt, fear, stress, and wonder what to do when life gets difficult. How do we handle adversity? What do we do when God seems passive, quiet or absent?
Those questions were pondered by Columbia International University professor Dr. David Olshine leading him to write...
Rams softball inaugural recruiting class makes history in last year
The Columbia International University softball team turned a vision into reality. The Rams clinched their first region title in program history winning the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) South Region Championship on their home field, and punched their ticket to the NCCAA National Championship Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri...
Ukrainian-Born CIU student returns to his homeland to find an unbroken spirit
A Ukrainian-born Columbia International University student recently returned from a tour of his war-torn homeland where he noted courage is a common thread throughout the country.
Andrew Moroz is enrolled in CIU’s online Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies (ICS) program and is the pastor of Gospel Community Church in Lynchburg, Virginia...