COMMUNICATOR
October 4, 2023

CSU Introduces New Degree Programs, Concentrations and Embedded Certificates

Columbia Southern University is committed to offering programs that meet the needs of students in their respective career fields. After thorough review and collaboration, the university is pleased to launch the following degree programs, concentrations and embedded certificates.

Degrees
  • Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security – Management
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security – Emergency Services Management
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security – Criminal Justice
Concentrations
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration – Forensics
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration – Emergency Medical Services*
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health – Construction Safety
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health – Oil and Gas
  • Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship
Embedded Certificates**  
  • Cybersecurity – Undergraduate Certificate
  • Emergency Management – Undergraduate Certificate
  • Psychology – Undergraduate Certificate
  • Military Operations – Undergraduate Certificate

 

*Previously known as the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration – Emergency Medical Services Management. **Embedded certificates are not available for direct enrollment. Students may earn an embedded certificate by completing courses that meet certificate requirements within the degree program of record.

CSU will waive the change of program fee for these programs through Dec. 31, 2020. Students who have questions about these new academic programs are encouraged to reach out to their academic advisor.

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10 Comments

  1. VESTER CARL FULMER JR

    How similar is the class schedule for the OIL and Gas Degeree to the regular Occupational Health and Safety Degree?

    1. Libby Reilly

      Good afternoon, Vester! Thank you for taking the time to read the Communicator. I am excited to hear about your interest in the new degree programs; you can find all the details about the B.S. Occupational Safety and Health- Oil and Gas degree on our website: https://www.columbiasouthern.edu/bs-osh-oil-gas
      If you have additional questions, please reach out to your academic advisor or our Admissions department.

      Thank you!
      Libby Reilly
      Communications Coordinator
      CSU Marketing

  2. Thomas Smith

    Please bring back IT.I finished my IT degree in 2010 and wanted to continue to masters, but he programs were dropped.

    1. Libby Reilly

      Good afternoon, Thomas! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, and I am sorry to hear that. I will surely pass along your suggestion tot he appropriate departments.
      In the meantime, have you checked out any of our other master’s degree programs? https://www.columbiasouthern.edu/online-degree

      Thank you!
      Libby Reilly
      Communications Coordinator
      CSU Marketing

    1. Libby Reilly

      Good afternoon, Ramon! We work very hard to offer the best degree programs we can offer our students. Our DBA program is a comprehensive and rigorous program geared to anyone who wants to grow their leadership skills and apply them to a variety of situations. https://www.columbiasouthern.edu/online-degree
      Whenever we release new programs, we will surely communicate that across appropriate channels.

      Thank you!
      Libby Reilly
      Communications Coordinator
      CSU Marketing

  3. Antonio Malveaux

    Hello CSU,

    Hopefully in the near future CSU will add a Program Manager certificate or degree program focused on the preparation to become certified in the field. This would be a great addition to the current degree and certificate tracks. Im a two time graduate of CSU, so keep doing great things for us!! GO KNIGHTS!!

    1. Libby Reilly

      Thank you for your input, Antonio! We appreciate the kind words and will pass it on the appropriate departments.

      Sincerely,
      Libby Reilly
      Communications Coordinator
      CSU Marketing

  4. Mistie Bean

    Hello I recently enrolled in school at CSU I am interested in the AS in homeland security and emergency management degree. I feel it’s better for what I had in mind. How to I change this.

    1. Libby Reilly

      Good afternoon, Mistie! Thank you for taking the time to share your comment, and welcome to the CSU family! You can reach out to your admissions counselor or student services representative and they would be happy to help you change programs.

      Good luck!

      Sincerely,
      Libby Reilly
      Communications Coordinator
      CSU Marketing