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With small class sizes and world-class faculty, there are endless possibilities for growth at CIU.
We offer degree programs that fit your life...
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Little Women” make big impression
Columbia International University’s performance of “Little Women” enthralled audiences. This year’s performance, directed by CIU Thespian’s president Aynsley Vivian, delivered an experience which introduced audiences to Louisa May Alcott’s seminal work in an expertly crafted musical rendition of the classic novel. The focus of the story is on Jo March...
Be encouraged and challenged in 2023 with daily devotional thoughts from CIU’s third president Robertson McQuilkin
Deb McQuilkin says she needed her late husband’s diverse essays on Christian living chunked into bite-sized texts that she could ponder and apply one concept at a time. And if she needed it, she figured others could benefit as well.
That’s why Deb McQuilkin edited a new devotional for the...
CIU Men’s Soccer is the national Christian college Champ!
The Columbia International University men's soccer team is the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) DI Men's National Champion. It’s the Rams first-ever national championship in their 10-year history as an intercollegiate program. They defeated No. 2 seeded Roberts Wesleyan (N.Y.) 3-0 on Dec. 3 in Kissimmee, Florida to earn...
CIU alumnus wins at international film festival
Congratulations to CIU alumnus Dr. Victor Carrera. The movie he co-produced is the winner for Best Leading Actor at “168 Film,” an international film festival held near Atlanta in November.
Carrera, who lives in Quito, Ecuador, earned a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from CIU in 2021, focusing on arts, culture...