Campbellsville University of Graduate and Professional Studies was established in 1906. It is a Christian private university that is anchored in the liberal arts. Campbellsville is rated among the best universities in the United States. Interest in the quality of education the university offers can be seen in the number diversity of student nationalities of which there are currently 35.
Located in the Kentucky heartland, this university has wide range of programs in line with its commitment to develop people who will be effective global citizens in their different capacities. The graduate programs in this university range from music based courses, such as piano pedagogy to education related courses. Others include theological courses which prepare students to play a role in Christian ministries.
Campbellsville is accredited by reputable organizations including the Council for Social Work Education (CSWE) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Other accrediting bodies include the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Over and above accreditation. The graduate programs offered in this university have been adjudged among the best in the whole of the United States.
Apart from offering graduate programs, the university has a Technology Training Center which offers training in pre-professional programs. These programs are offered as a result of collaboration with partners in the university’s locality. The Technology Training Center is located in the university’s main campus. The school districts in this locality and local and state government agencies are all involved in developing these pre-professional services. The intention of involving these organizations is to ensure that the training offered in these areas is relevant to the respective industries in which it falls.
The courses offered in the pre-professional programs equip students to become nurse aides, medical assistants, phlebotomy and cosmetologists. Nursing aides who pass through this program qualify to be registered by the state while medical assistants are certified. Cosmetologists who go through this program are eligible to be employed in beauty establishments or to start their own businesses. Other courses offered under this program include electricians, whose curriculum is developed alongside the local business community. Pharmacy assistants are trained to assist registered pharmacists to dispense with prescriptions.
To ensure that it remains true to its continued education program Campbellsville University has started an online program. The program is intended to leverage modern technology to allow people to study at their own convenience. This online learning program provides students with an opportunity to learn in a fully virtual environment for courses such as MBA, theology, education and other courses. The online program also allows for church workers to train for ministry. This training takes 27 hours of training in theology, history, people skills and inculcating other information relevant to Christian ministry. The online program is ideal for people whose normal study hours are otherwise engaged with matters such as work, parenting and so on.
In total Campbellsville University has 17 master’s programs both online and on campus. It also has eight pre-professional programs and five post graduate programs. Through these programs, the university equips students with world changing education. The quality of the programs offered in this institution has been recognized by several bodies. These include the U.S. News & World Reports and TheBestSchools.org which have both ranked Campbellsville among the best universities in the U.S. The university is affiliated to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).