Columbia College was founded in 1851. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 2000. In fall 2005, there were 6,200 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Ms. Marilyn Whitehead, Assistant Director for Online Campus, Columbia College, 1001 Rogers Street, Attention: Online Campus, Columbia, MO 65216. Telephone: 573-875-7459. Fax: 573-875-7445. E-mail: [email protected]
DEGREES AND AWARDS
AA General Studies
AGS General Studies
AS Business Administration; Criminal Justice; Environmental Studies; Fire Science Administration; Human Services
BA American Studies; American Studies; Business Administration; Criminal Justice; General Studies; History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Psychology; Sociology
BS Business Administration
COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS
Undergraduate —accounting and related services; American literature (United States and Canadian); anthropology; area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies related; astronomy and astrophysics; behavioral sciences; biological and biomedical sciences related; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business, management, and marketing related; chemistry; computer and information sciences; criminal justice and corrections; curriculum and instruction; education; English literature (British and Commonwealth); entrepreneurial and small business operations; history; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; multi-/interdisciplinary studies related; philosophy and religious studies related; political science and government; psychology; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); social sciences related; social work; sociology.
Graduate —business administration, management and operations; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics.