Colorado Technical University Online

Colorado Technical University is an academic institution that offers more than 100 degrees in its system of four campuses and online. Founded in 1965, it emphasizes a career-oriented approach to instruction by teaching industry-current programs, and applying real-world experiences to better prepare its students for the work place. The university is headquartered in Colorado Springs, the second most populated city in Colorado.

Programs Offered

The university provides associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in business management, criminal justice, engineering and computer science, psychology, health sciences, and information systems and technology. Students have the option to enroll at any of the school’s four campuses in Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Kansas City, or in its online program. Each of the four campuses offers something different. For example, the Sioux Falls campus has associate degrees in criminal justice and information technology, as well as a five business degrees, while the Denver location has business and health sciences. The Sioux Falls, Denver, and Colorado Springs campuses are the only locations that offer doctoral degrees.

Meanwhile, the online program has one of the most extensive selections of degrees in the system. It boasts associate degrees in accounting, business administration, general studies, and health administrative services, as well as bachelor’s degrees in finance, financial planning, healthcare management, homeland security and emergency management, data management, and psychology. The online program also offers a Master of Business (MBA), finance, marketing, homeland security, and more.


Colorado Technical University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1980, and it is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


To enroll in the Colorado Technical University, a student needs proof of a high school diploma or GED certificate, submit an admissions application, and participate in an admissions interview with an advisor. There is no grade point average requirement, and students don’t need to send in standardized test scores. The university’s website reads that the school “encourages students who have the motivation and interest to pursue and complete a post-secondary degree to apply. A primary factor for undergraduate admission is high school graduation or its equivalent, and the desire to be successful.” Graduate students need to submit official transcripts for review, and those transferring into a master’s program are allowed credit for two program-related courses.

Admissions Contact

Colorado Technical University
Admissions Office
4435 N. Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, Co. 80907
(888) 404-7555

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