California National University was founded in January 1993 to help companies meet the challenge of maintaining a well-trained workforce. From the beginning, CNU has provided quality degree programs in a flexible environment. This is accomplished with an innovative approach to traditional education, combining self-study with direct personal contact and technology.
A unique aspect of CNU programs is the one-on-one instruction students receive from a distinguished national faculty. CNU offers programs that provide a rich opportunity for U.S. and non-U.S. residents alike, matching their desire to develop intellectually and professionally.
A Value-Added Opportunity for Your Employees
Tuition assistance is now regarded as an important and often expected employee benefit. Employers want to give employees the opportunity to seek professional development and further education, while employees rank educational benefits above child-care, flextime, and family leave. Your support of employee continuing education is a valuable benefit for both the employee and the company.
CNU is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), Washington, D.C. CNU is approved for those qualified to use the voluntary education tuition assistance program administered by the Defense Activity on Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). All CNU programs are approved for Veteran's Benefits under the G.I. Bill and VEAP.
Through CNU, employees receive the education and training they need to keep up with today's business, engineering, human resources, and quality assurance challenges. CNU offers courses through total distance learning, requiring no time in the classroom. CNU uses the Internet, e-mail, and phone to provide a personalized and flexible class schedule, so that technology augments instruction, rather than replacing it.
Accredited Degree Programs
The CNU College of Business offers Bachelor's and Master's degree programs that seek to develop the critical, analytical, and communication skills of the business executive of tomorrow by taking advantage of the most advanced theories, applications, and educational tools of today.
The CNU College of Engineering offers Bachelor's and Master's of Science in Engineering degrees. At the undergraduate level, basic sciences, and general engineering are highlighted to help students evolve into well-rounded engineers with strengths in the areas of their choice. At the graduate level, students and faculty work closely together to choose a sub-discipline that complements each individual's work environment.
"My studies at CNU have helped me in my current position. My employer has given me more engineering assignments, including coordinating design changes between our Product Engineering division in Vienna, Austria, and our escalator manufacturing plant. These opportunities in Engineering would not have been attainable without my studies at CNU."
- George Wilson, Bachelor of Science in Engineering