To maintain academic standards and levels of service excellence that may be unparalleled in higher education, Colorado Technical University is proudly affiliated with the following organizations:
Project Management Institute (PMI®), Registered Education Provider
Colorado Technical University is a Project Management Institute Recognized Education Provider (PMI-R.E.P.™). CTU's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management, Master of Science in Management with a concentration in IT/Project Management and Bachelor of Science in Project Management can help prepare students to take PMI's Project Management Professional® certification (4 Campus Blvd., Newtown Square, PA, 19073-3299)
Learn more about CTU's relationship with the Project Management Institute and our project management degree programs, six of which are Globally Accredited by PMI® through the PMI® Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Colorado Technical University is a member ("candidacy" status) of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP is not in a position to guarantee that institutions will receive accreditation by becoming a "candidate" for accreditation.
ACBSP is the leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching. Institutions are strongly encouraged to pursue a reasonable mutually beneficial balance between teaching and research. And further, ACBSP encourages faculty involvement within the contemporary business world to enhance the quality of classroom instruction and to contribute to student learning.
FBI National Academy Associates, Inc.
CTU is proud to be affiliated with the FBI National Academy Associates.
The International Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE) and the Logistics Education Foundation (LEF)
The International Society of Logistics Engineers and the Logistics Education Foundation endorse the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics Management, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics/Supply Chain Management and associated certificate programs (8100 Professional Place, Suite 111, Hyattsville, MD 20785).
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Colorado Technical University has met the requirements for affiliation with the Society of Human Resource Management (1800 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314).
Colorado Technical University announced on August 1st, 2012 that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that its MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, 287 programs in 222 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.
The Carnegie Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an act of Congress. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center. Improving teaching and learning has always been Carnegie’s motivation and heritage.
The Carnegie Foundation classifies Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs as a “Doctoral/Research University” (DRU) and it’s Graduate Instructional Program as “Doctoral, STEM dominant” (Doc/STEM) and Undergraduate Instructional Program as “Professions focus, high graduate coexistence” (Prof-F/HGC). Denver South, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, and CTU's online degree programs are also included in the classification.
CTU does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CTU but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CTU. Therefore, CTU cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.