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:
CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world. Thousands of companies depend on this organization's standards to provide a reliable predictor of employee success. Colorado Technical University designs coursework and curriculums in IT and computer science in accordance with standards set by CompTIA and fully supports its commitment to the global IT industry through education, advocacy and philanthropic initiatives.
Project Management Institute® (PMI), Registered Education Provider
Colorado Technical University is a Project Management Institute® Registered 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)
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)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Colorado Technical University's MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook 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 and 2013, 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. Throughout the world, 369 programs in 275 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates.
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 its Graduate Instructional Program as “Doctoral, STEM dominant” (Doc/STEM) and Undergraduate Instructional Program as “Professions focus, high graduate coexistence” (Prof-F/HGC). Aurora 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.