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    Defer federal student loans
    Students who qualify are now able to defer all federal loans from their previous education.
    Pursue your education while reducing the impact of student loans.
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    Discover the CalSouthern Difference
    Founded in 1978, California Southern University provides quality education,
    100% online with a personal touch.
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    Graduate without student loan debt
    With affordable, locked-in tuition and flexible, no-interest payment plans
    you can start to enjoy the benefits of your education sooner.
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    Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to earn your degree around your schedule,
    without compromising your work or family life.
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    Our faculty mentors are experienced professionals in the
    fields they teach and will mentor you one-on-one.

CALSOUTHERN COLLEGE DEGREES

Are you ready to finish what you started and complete your undergraduate degree? Are you thinking about enhancing your career potential with an advanced degree?

Take control of your academic and professional goals at CalSouthern, a regionally accredited university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates 100% online.

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WELCOME TO CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY


CalSouthern is a different kind of online university - offering a 100% online program for the busy, working adult student. Its academic programs are rigorous and robust, constantly updated to reflect the latest trends and developments in the field. Its proprietary learning management system is sophisticated, yet intuitive and easy to use.

But what most distinguishes CalSouthern is its unique, student-centered culture, its “personal touch” and its total commitment to delivering a superior learning experience. It’s the CalSouthern Difference. It’s what the university community prides itself on, and it’s what distinguishes CalSouthern from your other educational options.

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The CalSouthern Sun Online Magazine

Read articles, interviews and recent news.

Clinicians’ Corner: Evolution of Psychotherapy 2017

Welcome back to the Clinicians’ Corner. We are glad you could join us to catch up. So much has been happening for the School of Behavioral Sciences...

2018 OCCAMFT MA Practicum & Associate Faire

California Southern University is pleased to announce our sponsorship for the 2018 OCCAMFT Practicum & Associate (formally Intern) Faire...

CalSouthern Approved for Federal Student Loan Deferment

Current students at CalSouthern who qualify are now able to defer all federal loans from their existing federal loans from previous education institutions...

The Purpose of Learning, and the Source of Motivation

As learners, and sometimes, life-long learners, we to come a point in our journey where we either slow down, or sometimes even stop altogether...

Forgiving Ourselves, Forgiving Others

Our lack of capacity to "point" toward our own vulnerabilities leaves us attacking, "piercing," others' vulnerabilities instead...

AT CALSOUTHERN YOU WILL RECEIVE

  • Up-to-date, practical knowledge and skills designed to be applied in today’s workplace.
  • One-on-one faculty mentoring from practicing specialists delivering an education that fits your personal and professional goals, as well as your learning style.
  • Outstanding value with CalSouthern’s 100% online degree programs, affordable tuition, and a choice of interest-free payment options.

California Southern University is a leader in the field of online degree programs. We provide you the tools and techniques you need to successfully complete your degree, and achieve your educational goals. Begin earning your CalSouthern degree now!

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SET YOUR OWN PACE

We understand that working professionals and busy parents have obligations that may prevent them from reaching their goal of earning a degree. By offering a flexible schedule, CalSouthern enables you to study at your convenience and on your schedule.

At CalSouthern, you can enroll in a degree program that doesn’t interfere with your schedule, your career or your personal life.  These conveniences help make a CalSouthern degree work for people like you.

IT'S EASY TO GET STARTED

  • Conveniently schedule your coursework to earn one of our education degrees - new classes begin on the first of each month.
  • Take courses anytime at your convenience - our education programs let you take multiple courses simultaneously.
  • Consult with your enrollment advisor - our advisors are committed to helping you find a program that will suit your goals and needs and help you put a plan in place for earning your degree.
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REDUCE THE BURDEN OF LOANS

California Southern University is approved by the United States Department of Education for the deferment of all federal student loans. Students at CalSouthern who qualify are now able to defer all federal loans from their previous education.

As we continue to serve the working professional student, we hope this can help potential students to pursue their education at CalSouthern while reducing the impact of student loans.

If this is something that interest you, reach out and speak with an enrollment advisor who can provide you with information on how to initiate a loan deferment request.

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CALSOUTHERN LECTURES - Watch free lectures from leading experts


CalSouthern business lecture

Empowering Employees and Enhancing Customer Service

Presented by Tony Hewes, HR Market Director, Marriott Intl.
CalSouthern Psychology Lecture

Six Non-Medication Strategies for Relieving Depression

Presented by Bill O'Hanlon, Psychotherapist, Author
CalSouthern Digital Attachment Lecture

Therapy in an Age of Digital Attachment

Presented by Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee, Psychologist, Author
California Southern University Project Management Lecture

The Basics of Good Project Management

Presented by Greta Blash, Project Manager and Business Analyst, PMI OC Chapter

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