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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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Educational Leadership

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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A photo of an online student wearing a denim shirt and holding an orange coffee cup.

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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Heaven Zamora and Margaret Shubert take a break from studies to celebrate Christmas. (Photo by Macey Drye, CIU Student Photographer) Christmas Season meets Finals Week at CIU
Darren Scott reads, "A visit from St. Nicholas." (Photo by Andrea Calamoro, CIU Student Photographer)

Christmas Season meets Finals Week at CIU

Columbia International University students found ways to celebrate Christmas and relax while preparing for, and taking fall semester finals.

It began with a Christmas Chapel filled with traditional Christmas carols and Christmas-themed Bible readings, plus a relatively new CIU tradition continued. With a comfy rocking chair setting, student Darren Scott...

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Savannah Easterling sings in the musical rendition of "Little Women" (Photo by Macey Drye, CIU Student Photographer) “Little Women” make big impression
Savannah Eastering, Tirzah Vancil and Noelle Eslick in "Little Women" the musical. (Photo by Macey Drye)

“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...

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Robertson and Deb McQuilkin Be encouraged and challenged in 2023 with daily devotional thoughts from CIU’s third president Robertson McQuilkin
"Transformed" is based on Scripture and Roberson McQuilkin's keen intellectual understanding of life.

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...

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CIU students greet the team bus as it arrives on campus. (Photo by Kierston Smith) CIU Men’s Soccer is the national Christian college Champ!
The CIU Rams are national champs!

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...

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