Background and History
Colorado Technical University was founded in 1965 in Colorado Springs where the headquarters remain today. Colorado Technical University, or CTU, operates 5 campuses, 2 online schools, and one graduate institution. CTU’s mission, as stated on their website is “. . . to provide career-oriented education by teaching applied, real-world, industry-current programs in selected areas, serving the needs of students for employment and career advancement and the needs of industry for highly qualified professionals at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate levels.” Colorado Technical University Online is dedicated to providing quality, web-based courses and various means of communication with both classmates and instructors. CTU Online offers bachelor degrees in the areas of business, criminal justice, finance, health care, human resources, and information technology.
Accreditation and Job Placement
Colorado Technical University Online is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The Higher Learning Commission is recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Job placement rates are not posted. CTU Online offers career services to both students and alumni in the following areas: individual student consultations, resume/cover letter assistance, job search strategies, career development, and interview tips.