CCSU offers a variety of programs that can be completed entirely online!

Online programs combine the high-quality education found on campus with the flexibility students need to work around a busy schedule. Online courses are taught by full-time faculty. Students enrolled in online courses have full access to all on-campus resources and services.

Which online program is right for you?

Data Science MS Master's Degree Program State-of-the-art data modeling methodologies prepare graduates for careers in fraud detection, credit card scoring, and personal profile marketing. Students use sophisticated statistical techniques and software to find significant patterns and trends in large data sets. Emphasizes hands-on data mining. Courses available online. Official Certificate Program in Data Science Official Certificate Programs Prepares current professionals and students with an overview of data mining methods and models and how to apply these techniques to large data sets. Other topics covered include web and text mining, mining for genomics and proteomics, and current issues in data mining. Modern Language MA Master's Degree Program Offers advanced study in language, culture, and literature. Specializations in Italian, Spanish, Italian or Spanish for Certified Teachers, and an Inter-University Master's in Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture in conjunction with University of Salamanca (students study in Spain for part of the degree requirements). Nursing: Hospice & Palliative Care MSN Master's Degree Program The Master of Science in Nursing in Hospice and Palliative Care program utilizes a holistic approach to hospice and palliative care training. Students work to complete the master's level essential skills required by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Coursework is provided in an online format and includes theory and best practices; end-of-life care policy and ethical issues; nursing leadership; pharmacology and complementary therapies; and more, followed by a nursing practicum and capstone project. Strategic Communication MS Master's Degree Program Prepares students for careers in communications and related fields (advertising, community relations, public affairs, customer service, non-profit communications, media relations, and more). Learn to apply research methods (surveys, focus groups, ethnography), diagnose communications problems and create communication campaigns. Intercultural communications strategies emphasized. Official Certificate Program in Supply Chain and Logistics Official Certificate Programs Designed for professionals involved in any aspect of the supply chain from engineering, packaging, purchasing, storage and distribution, traffic and transportation, and customer service. Program examines every function within the supply chain including financial, marketing, and sales issues. Supply Chain and Logistics Management MS Master's Degree Program The M.S. in Supply Chain & Logistics Management (SCLM) program prepares students and working professionals careers requiring technical, analytical, and leadership competencies necessary to improve supply chain and logistics processes. The SCLM program combines advanced study in disciplines that expand knowledge in supply chain strategy, warehousing, transporting, logistics, quality, operations, process improvement and leadership.

Which hybrid (Online/On-Ground) program is right for you?

Accounting BS Undergraduate Degree Programs Accounting is the "language of business." Managers use accounting information to help with planning, controlling, and decision-making. CCSU's accounting program prepares graduates for challenging and rewarding positions as auditors in insurance companies, manufacturing firms, state and federal agencies (including the FBI), and consulting firms. Accounting MS Master's Degree Program The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) provides students with in-depth, working knowledge of advanced accounting issues and emerging technologies that are most relevant in today's business environment. Graduates will be equipped to succeed in a wide range of professional accounting careers in public accounting, industry, and government in today's highly competitive, global, and regulated environment. In addition, this program will prepare students to meet the educational requirements of most states for CPA licensure. Official Certificate Program in Advanced Detective Certificate Official Certificate Programs Designed for professionals involved in crime scene investigation and command situations at critical events. Program covers theory and practice of investigation using modern technology and best practices. Graduates will learn fundamental principles and methods to improve work processes. Courses from the Certificate Program can be applied toward the M.S. in Criminal Justice. Business Administration MBA Master's Degree Program Accredited by AACSB, a distinction held by only 5% of business schools globally, the MBA program provides five tracks: Business Analytics, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Analytics, and the unique "Central Track" which allows customization to suit professional needs. Official Certificate Program in Business Leadership Official Certificate Programs Central Connecticut State University is offering a timely program designed for today's business professionals. This graduate-level certificate is intended for emerging leaders, supervisors, and managers of all levels. Both experienced and inexperienced managers and supervisors will gain a comprehensive perspective from this program. The program focuses on developing the skills required to progress into competent business leaders. Official Certificate Program in Commercial Lending Official Certificate Programs Central Connecticut State University is offering a timely program designed for today's credit analysts and lenders. This graduate-level certificate is intended for business and commercial lending professionals of all levels. Both experienced and inexperienced lenders will gain a comprehensive perspective through this program. The design of the certificate program is well-suited to financial institutions’ need for developing employees who are skilled in the technical aspects of business and commercial lending and have a well-rounded knowledge of how financial institutions work. In the commercial lending specialization courses, students will learn the analytical skills and decision-making techniques to recognize opportunities for successful commercial lending. Detective - Certificate Program Undergraduate Certificate Programs Designed for professionals involved in crime scene investigation and command situations at critical events. Program covers theory and practice of investigation using modern technology and best practices. Students will learn fundamental principles and methods to improve work processes. All courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Up to 12 credits from the Detective Program may be applied toward the B.A. in Criminology per permission of the Department Chair. Educational Leadership: Higher Education Strand EdD Doctoral Degree Programs This program is designed to enhance the skill set of current higher education professionals who aspire to leadership positions, while accommodating work schedules. Some areas of individualized specialization include business, student affairs, institutional research, and athletics. Educational Leadership: PK-12 Strand EdD Doctoral Degree Programs Prepares teachers and administrators in PreK-12 education for leadership positions as principals, lead teachers, department heads, curriculum and assessment specialists, assistant superintendents, and superintendents. Offers a cohort model for study on weekends, evenings, and summer. Field-based projects emphasized. English MA Master's Degree Program Provides study in British and American literature for careers in teaching elementary, middle, or secondary school and prepares for work at the doctoral level. Provides tools for other careers involving the reading, writing, and analysis of texts. Finance BS Undergraduate Degree Programs The Finance program prepares students for managerial careers in corporations, financial institutions, and governmental organizations. With required coursework in business and finance plus required electives in finance, students graduate with the skills necessary to evaluate all business and financial risks and returns in business decisions. Graduates may pursue careers in corporate financial management, banking, insurance, investments, and government. Finance faculty are PhD-trained scholars with extensive backgrounds in financial management and investments, both domestic and international. Their practical experience provides depth to the academic material and enriches the classroom experience. Management BS Undergraduate Degree Programs CCSU's BS in Management provides a basic foundation in management theory and practices. The management major includes four specializations: General, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, and International Business. Students are encouraged to customize their course of study based on their professional interests in consultation with a faculty advisor. Graduates can expect to pursue careers in several potential areas, including human resources and personnel management, small business management, international management, nonprofit management, and beyond. Management Information Systems BS Undergraduate Degree Programs The Management Information Systems program prepares students for careers as specialists in application programming, database administration, information systems management, and systems analysis and design. The program emphasizes the importance of information as an organizational resource in smart business and organizational development. Required common business core requirements, including such as Introduction to Managerial Accounting, Legal Environment of Business, and Introduction to Management Information Systems, complement courses in Management Information Systems essentials, such as Project Management for Business, Database Management Systems, and IT Project Management and System Implementation, among others. Marketing BS Undergraduate Degree Programs The Marketing program provides a basic foundation in marketing skills, theory, and best practices, domestic and international. Coursework prepares students for entry-level positions in sales, customer service, public relations, product management, and market analysis; opportunities in professional marketing; and for graduate study. Students who choose to major in marketing have the opportunity to custom-design their programs. Non-marketing majors who are interested in marketing may select marketing courses that complement their major.

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Amanda DiBenedetto

During my practicum hours, I realized that there is a huge need for palliative outpatient care. My hope is to expand the palliative care program at Avon Cancer Center in my new role as Clinical Nurse Leader once I graduate! I am looking forward to learning how I can achieve these goals through my capstone.

James Viscio

Data Scientist at Travelers Insurance

I directly attribute my professional success to the world class education I receieved at CCSU. ...The professors are serious experts in their field, as well as being highly personable, passionate, engaged, and accessible.

Robin Viklund

This program has inspired me to continue as a leader in hospice and palliative care advocacy and education. I recently I resigned my job as an administrative nurse and started a new position with a hospital palliative care program where I will be helping to develop the home-based palliative care program. I am so excited to be contributing to the advancement of palliative care and hospice.

Linda Spinetti

I believe nursing changes continuously and it is important to remain current. This MSN gave me hope that I could be a stronger voice for hospice and palliative care. This degree as a way for me to continue to work in the specialty I adore. I am motivated to educate the community and to improve care and quality of life.