California Southern University is an entirely different type of university designed with the learner in mind.

Widely recognized as a pioneer in distance learning and regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), CalSouthern was one of the first universities to apply an outcomes-based, active self-learning approach that combined 100% online programs and monthly class-starts – with a personal touch highlighted by one-to-one mentoring.

With over 40 years, the University offers 25 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and certificate programs in the behavioral sciences, business, nursing, education, and criminal justice. Courses are taught by world-class faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields.

But that only begins to tell the CalSouthern story. Our learners can take advantage of:

Flexible Offerings

Instead of traditional college learners, CalSouthern was created for working professionals with family commitments, full-time jobs, and busy lives who need a degree or supplemental education to achieve their personal and professional goals. Monthly class-starts allow learners to begin and proceed at their own pace. This means while working within the semester timeframe, you decide when to access and complete required weekly assignments.

Rather than strict academic requirements, CalSouthern stresses personal achievement, intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning. No potential learner is denied enrollment into an associate or baccalaureate program if they are legitimately committed to the process and can show successful completion of at least two undergraduate courses.

Options for Affordability

In lieu of overpriced tuition leading to a lifetime of student debt, prices are reasonable and come with no-interest monthly payment plans. With CalSouthern, learners get a guarantee that per-unit costs won’t increase as long as they remain continuously enrolled in a degree or certificate program.

100% Online and Personalized Courses

Finally, instead of outdated, classroom-only learning, CalSouthern’s all-online format offers the accessibility and convenience to appeal to place-bound learners in all geographies and life phases.

Above all is the CalSouthern pledge that all-online education and personalized attention don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Unique to the University, our faculty mentors personally guide learners through the program to ensure they learn, understand and tangibly apply course material to their lives and careers.

Since the first graduates in 1979, thousands of students from the U.S. and around the world have earned their degrees and discovered the CalSouthern difference.

We invite you to see for yourself what makes CalSouthern so special.

Ready to get back to your dreams? We can help!

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