Columbia Southern University


Columbia Southern University - Expect more from your online university. Get more from life.

One of the nation’s first completely online universities, Columbia Southern University (CSU) was developed to meet the demand for alternatives to the traditional university experience. All degree programs are offered completely online, giving you the flexibility to fit your education around career and family commitments.

With our online university, you can take schedule shifting and time management conflicts out of the equation. Open enrollment and self-paced programs make rearranging your life to attend a class or take a test a thing of the past.

The firefighter with an unpredictable schedule, the soldier shifting from place to place to preserve our freedom, the single mother working hard to advance her career and support her children – these are the faces of CSU. That’s why CSU delivers 24-hour access to course assignments, online forums, web lectures, interactive software, and audio and visual examples.

Associate, bachelor, graduate and postgraduate programs are available in a variety of fields including fire science, criminal justice, business administration, information technology, human resource management and occupational safety and health. Undergraduate and graduate certificate programs are also available to provide focused training in specialized areas.


Orange Beach

25326 Canal Road
P.O. Box 3110

36561 Orange Beach, Alabama, USA

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