Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Colorado Technical University Online | CTU

About Colorado Technical University Online

Colorado Technical University History, Mission and Purpose

Since 1965, Colorado Technical University has been an oasis of knowledge, resources and support for motivated students seeking to establish and advance their careers in a growing range of technology-dependent industries.

CTU Mission

The mission of Colorado Technical University, an institution of higher learning, is to provide career-oriented education by teaching applied, real-world, industry-current programs in selected areas, serving the needs of students for employment and career advancement and the needs of industry for highly qualified professionals at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctorate levels.

Colorado Technical University Current Degree Programs

CTU's degree programs in engineering and science are developed to meet the growing needs of a technology-driven workforce.

With entry points at the Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate levels, their goal is to offer a lifelong educational solution that can equip you with the knowledge, skills and credentials you need to establish and advance professionally at any point on your chosen career path.

Colorado Technical University's Community

At CTU, they are committed to providing you with the support and encouragement you need to pursue your dreams and achieve your goals. That's why from the initial point of contact through application, admission, enrollment, graduation and beyond, you'll be assisted and mentored one on one by trained, dedicated professionals.

University Accreditations

Accrediting organizations set the academic standards by which their member institutions must comply. This quality assurance process is performed by private membership associations. Colorado Technical University has accreditations with the following organizations:

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504). This independent corporation was founded in 1895 and is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

Applied Science, Computing, Engineering and Technology Education Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree programs in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering at the Colorado Springs campus are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 75 years.

Health Science Accreditation

The Colorado Technical University Surgical Technology Program in Kansas City, Missouri, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology.

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting at the Sioux Falls campus is accredited by CAAHEP upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.

CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health sciences field. In collaboration with its Committees on Accreditation, CAAHEP reviews and accredits over 2000 educational programs in twenty (20) health science occupations.

The address for CAAHEP is:
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone 727-210-2350

The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting and the Diploma in Medical Assisting programs at the Kansas City campus are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES): 777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, N. Falls Church, VA 22043 (703) 917-9503.

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology (AASRT) program at the Kansas City campus is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 (312) 704-5300

The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Pueblo campus is approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing.

The Practical Nursing program at the Kansas City campus is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Colorado Technical University is a CHEA member and is accredited by a CHEA-recognized accrediting organization.

A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

Colorado Department of Higher Education

Colorado Technical University's authorization to award degrees has been granted by the State of Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

The mission of the Department of Higher Education is to improve the quality of, ensure the affordability of, and promote access to, post-secondary education for the people of Colorado. In pursuing its mission, the Department of Higher Education will act as an advocate for the students and institutions of post-secondary education and will coordinate and, as needed, regulate the activities of the state’s post-secondary education institutions.

Missouri Department of Higher Education

The Kansas City campus has the approval to operate by Coordinating Board for Higher Education, the Missouri Department of Higher Education.

At the direction of the Coordinating Board for Higher Education, the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) carries out the goals and administrative responsibilities for the state system of higher education, which serves more than 360,000 students through 13 public four-year colleges and universities, 19 public two-year colleges, one public two-year technical college, 25 independent colleges and universities, and 152 proprietary schools.

Campus Locations

Colorado Technical University is committed to providing you with choices regarding where you can identify, pursue and advance your professional interests in a growing number of technology-driven industries.

Whether you prefer a traditional college environment or the rich, interactive Virtual Campus of Colorado Tech Online, CTU is committed to making your learning experiences unique, special and relevant to your life goals.

Colorado Tech Online

CTU Colorado Springs

4435 North Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

CTU Denver

1865 West 121st Avenue
Building C, Suite 100
Westminster, CO 80234

5775 DTC Boulevard #100
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

CTU Kansas City

520 East 19th Avenue
North Kansas City, MO 64116

CTU Pueblo

1025 West Sixth StreetPueblo, CO 81003

CTU Sioux Falls

3901 West 59th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

CTU's Institute for Advanced Studies

4435 North Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907


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  2. Hi Dimitri,

    Thanks for commenting. Yes, you have a mini CTU forum now here at Online School Degree Programs. Computer science graduate - can you tell us more about your experience?

    Please visit often.