California Intercontinental University

Introduction

About the University

California Intercontinental University (CALUNIVERSITY is a trademarked brandname) is an online distance education institution of higher learning dedicated to the study of Business Administration and Management that promotes quality learning, critical thinking, and the discovery of new knowledge for the benefit of diverse business communities. We strive to admit motivated and committed students who, through their academic accomplishments, will become successful business managers, executives, leaders, researchers, and consultants.

We are a student-centered institution that adheres to the highest principles of integrity, ethical standards, fairness, and academic excellence in online education. The CALUNIVERSITY purpose is to promote and support innovative online educational opportunities through distance study, critical research, and quality service to students.

Success Indicators

  • 2011 Average Completion / Graduation Rate for Students: 72%
  • Percentage of Students Surveyed Who Responded that they:
  • Achieved their learning goals: 93%
  • Were satisfied with their studies: 95%

Student Demographic Profile

  • Age Range: Mid-life Adults
  • Program Enrollment:
  • Doctorate program: 64%
  • Master program: 22%
  • Bachelor program: 14%
  • Geographic Location: 81% of students are US residents
  • The remaining 19% are international students
  • The majority of our students are studying part-time.

History

Built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, California Intercontinental University has evolved from its early years.

In 2003, California Intercontinental University was incorporated in the State of California and started its initial operations. In 2005, the CIU received California State Approval to grant undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 2009, CIU was accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Accrediting Commission of DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and it is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

Associate Degrees

Associate of Arts in Business Administration

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AABA) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the various fields of business. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students to prepare them for professional opportunities or higher degree levels. An Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration will enable students to demonstrate a sound understanding of business concepts, design effective and sustainable business, and strategic plans with an understanding of social, ethical, and legal issues in business management. The AABA is also an important milestone for students’ educational goals. [+]

Overview

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AABA) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the various fields of business. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students to prepare them for professional opportunities or higher degree levels.

An Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration will enable students to demonstrate a sound understanding of business concepts, design effective and sustainable business, and strategic plans with an understanding of social, ethical, and legal issues in business management. The AABA is also an important milestone for students’ educational goals.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives Demonstrate proficiency in English and Communication Skills Display positive attitudes in human relationship in a multicultural and diverse environment Use knowledge and skills in modern management practices and technology within a business operation or a leadership role Demonstrate an understanding of theory and application related to the business environment Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of professional ethics that apply to personal and business decisions Possess basic skills and knowledge of computers and apply the tools with confidence Demonstrate problem-solving skills within a business environment Business Administration Courses ACC 222 Financial Accounting BUS 201 Business and Society BUS 214 Business Statistics BUS 215 Business Communications BUS 225 Fundamentals of Business Ethics ECO 215 Survey of Economics ECO 220 Macroeconomics MGT 251 Organizational Behavior MKT 226 Principles of Marketing Course Schedule ... [-]

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AAGS) program is the first step toward gaining the knowledge and skills needed to achieve professional goals and increase marketability. The general studies online degree prepares learners for entry in a bachelor’s degree program. [+]

Overview

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AAGS) program is the first step toward gaining the knowledge and skills needed to achieve professional goals and increase marketability. The general studies online degree prepares learners for entry in a bachelor’s degree program.

The Associate of Arts in General Studies program provides a foundation of skills in a variety of general education and liberal arts that are applicable in various fields. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students to prepare them for professional opportunities or higher degree levels. The AAGS is also an important milestone for students’ educational goals.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives Demonstrate proficiency in English and Communication Skills Display positive attitudes in human relationship in a multicultural and diverse environment Demonstrate an understanding of theory and application of general education concepts Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of professional ethics that apply to personal and business decisions Possess basic skills and knowledge of computers and apply the tools with confidence Demonstrate their role in business and society General Studies Courses BUS 215 Business Communications BUS 225 Fundamentals of Business Ethics ECO 215 Survey of Economics Course Schedule ... [-]

Associate of Arts in Information Technology

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AAIT) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the field of Information Technology. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students before they embark on a professional program or higher degree levels. [+]

Overview

The Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AAIT) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the field of Information Technology. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students before they embark on a professional program or higher degree levels.

An Associate of Arts degree in Information Technology will enable students to demonstrate a sound understanding of organizational principles, quality assurance and leadership in information technology positions. The AAIT is also an important milestone for students’ educational goals.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration (BBA HCA) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in healthcare administration. The program covers current business practices in modern business organizations with knowledge of current practice [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration (BBA HCA) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in healthcare administration. The program covers current business practices in modern business organizations with knowledge of current practice.

* With maximum transfer credits, students may complete the degree program in a shorter amount of time. Or, students can proceed at a more leisurely pace and complete the program in four years.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

Demonstrate the proper use of effective oral and written communication and professional presentations. Explain the importance of leadership, organizational culture and human relationships in a healthcare organization. Identify and analyze managerial and organizational information needs and use appropriate information technologies to assist in business decision making within a healthcare environment. Apply quantitative and qualitative skills for solving business problems and appreciate the value of statistical techniques and information technologies in business decision making. Apply principles of planning, organizing, and leading healthcare operations. Explain the importance of integrity and professional ethics as applied within a healthcare setting. Design, develop and implement strategies that enhance the marketing of products and services. Define micro and macroeconomics and financial analysis and decision making Identify human resource management practices and such behavioral issues as motivation and diversity. Course Schedule ... [-]

Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The field of healthcare is one of the most stable and consistently growing industries today. There is an ever growing need for skilled healthcare professionals with the right kind of training for successful business administration. The strong knowledge foundation provided by a well-rounded education is essential for many employers when prospecting for candidates. A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration is a distinguished accomplishment that sets skilled professionals apart from the rest of the pack. With California Intercontinental University’s accredited degree program, you can earn the skills you need from faculty with years of practical experience. [+]

Overview

The field of healthcare is one of the most stable and consistently growing industries today. There is an ever growing need for skilled healthcare professionals with the right kind of training for successful business administration. The strong knowledge foundation provided by a well-rounded education is essential for many employers when prospecting for candidates. A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration is a distinguished accomplishment that sets skilled professionals apart from the rest of the pack. With California Intercontinental University’s accredited degree program, you can earn the skills you need from faculty with years of practical experience.

This Bachelor’s Degree in our Healthcare Administration program offers the most up-to-date information and techniques for understanding the fundamentals of healthcare systems and medical institutions. Students will learn the principles of statistical analysis in health policy and administration, how to interpret study results. Coursework will also explore the basics of medical assisting, record-keeping and billing in a clinical setting, along with IT as it relates to the healthcare profession. Healthcare Management Organization and Behavior is based on a clinical enterprise model that presents actual situations and challenges for the student. These targeted courses provide candidates with the distinct expertise needed to begin or advance a career in healthcare operations.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration in Internet Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Internet Marketing and Entrepreneurship (BBA IME) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in internet marketing and entrepreneurship. The program covers current business practices in modern business organizations with knowledge of current practice. [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Internet Marketing and Entrepreneurship (BBA IME) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in internet marketing and entrepreneurship. The program covers current business practices in modern business organizations with knowledge of current practice.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives Demonstrate the proper use of effective oral and written communication and professional presentations. Explain the importance of leadership, organizational culture and human relationships in organizations. Identify and analyze managerial and organizational information needs and use appropriate information technologies to drive marketing decision making Apply quantitative and qualitative skills for solving business problems and appreciate the value of statistical techniques and information technologies in business decision making and entrepreneurial applications. Apply principles of planning, organizing, and leading business operations. Explain the importance of integrity and professional ethics in business settings. Design, develop and implement strategies that enhance the marketing of internet products and services. Define micro and macroeconomics and financial analysis and decision making Identify human resource management practices and such behavioral issues as motivation and diversity. Course Schedule ... [-]

BSc

Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BS MIS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in management information systems. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about designs and enterprise development and applications, management skills for technological organizations, and management decision making. [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BS MIS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in management information systems. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about designs and enterprise development and applications, management skills for technological organizations, and management decision making.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrate basic skills in programming, databases, operating systems, and networking. Determine appropriate approaches, tools, and techniques for the applications in organizational settings. Apply software management skills to test product quality. Demonstrate the skills to design and develop applications using Relational Databases, Net Development, and Web Programming and Development Tools. Demonstrate effective skills in designs and enterprise development and applications using a) Relational Databases, b) Active Server Pages and c) Web Programming and Development Tools. Show sensitivity to professional and ethical responsibilities and a respect for diversity. Demonstrate management skills necessary for technological organizations. Identify the information and systems needed for management decision making in an organizational setting. Emphasis Courses IST 433 Advanced Database Management IST 435 Information Systems Project Management IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management IST 446 Advanced Internet Security and Threats IST 450 Project Management Course Schedule ... [-]

Bachelor's

Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security (BEIT NSS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in networking and systems security. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems. [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security (BEIT NSS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in networking and systems security. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems.

Emphasis on Networking and Systems Security IST 426 Advanced Systems Administration IST 445 Network Infrastructure and Services IST 450 Directory Services and Infrastructure IST 452 Messaging Infrastructure Management IST 458 Routing and Switching Systems Course Schedule ... [-]

Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Project Management

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Project Management (BEIT PM) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in project management. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and project management.e [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Project Management (BEIT PM) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in project management. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and project management.

Emphasis in IT Project Management IST 433 Advanced Database Management System IST 435 Information Systems Project Management IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management IST 446 Advanced Internet Security and Threats MGT 450 Project Management Three Electives 200/300/400 Course Schedule

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology program requires the completion of 120 units of coursework that include:... [-]


DBA

Doctorate of Business Administration

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program prepares graduates for advancement in their current employment or new business career opportunities. While learning the most advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also develop and hone research and writing skills required for high- level responsibility in academic and business environments. The program encourages executives, college or university professors, and consultants to use their professional backgrounds to explore, design, and manage large systems in the complex organizations of increasingly multifaceted and multi-sectored economy. [+]

Overview

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program prepares graduates for advancement in their current employment or new business career opportunities. While learning the most advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also develop and hone research and writing skills required for high- level responsibility in academic and business environments. The program encourages executives, college or university professors, and consultants to use their professional backgrounds to explore, design, and manage large systems in the complex organizations of increasingly multifaceted and multi-sectored economy.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


Doctorate of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Business Management

Campus September 2019 USA Irvine

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (DBAEBM) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. [+]

Overview

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (DBAEBM) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments. It enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, beyond industry applications. The program prepares students for careers in the fields of business management, venture analysis, business relations management, business development consulting, business broker/owner, and business banker. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on new venture creation, international entrepreneurship, strategic and business entrepreneurship and economic principles of entrepreneurship. Individuals with inclination and aspiration for leadership and new business ventures and are ready for a business management and consulting career will receive more credibility and recognition from the marketplace.... [-]


Doctorate of Business Administration in Global Business and Leadership

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Global Business and Leadership (DBAGLB) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transform mature learners into leaders. [+]

Overview

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Global Business and Leadership (DBAGLB) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transform mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments. It enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, beyond industry applications. The program prepares students for careers in the fields of business management, venture analysis, business relations management, business development consulting, business broker/owner, and business banker. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on new venture creation, international entrepreneurship, strategic and business entrepreneurship and economic principles of entrepreneurship. Individuals with inclination and aspiration for leadership and new business ventures and are ready for a business management and consulting career will receive more credibility and recognition from the marketplace.... [-]


Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership

Online September 2019 USA Irvine

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBAHCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. [+]

Overview

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBAHCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments. The program enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, beyond industry applications. The program prepares students for careers in the fields of managed care supervision, patient care management, healthcare services manager, regulatory analysis, and resource specialist. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on achieving Leadership in healthcare management, healthcare economics, healthcare information systems, and the ethics of healthcare. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and thinking about career advancement in management and consulting will receive more credibility and recognition from the marketplace.... [-]


MBA

Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance

Campus 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Banking and Finance (MBABF) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the financial district and banking management, money management, financial consulting, and financial institutional operations. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on financial organizational behavior, commercial banking resource management, and cultural perspectives in banking and finance. Individuals who prefer working with people and developing a financial and banking career and are ready for a financial venture will find this specialization worthwhile. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Banking and Finance (MBABF) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the financial district and banking management, money management, financial consulting, and financial institutional operations. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on financial organizational behavior, commercial banking resource management, and cultural perspectives in banking and finance. Individuals who prefer working with people and developing a financial and banking career and are ready for a financial venture will find this specialization worthwhile.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership

Online 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (MBAHCML) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of managed care supervision, patient care management, healthcare services manager, regulatory analysis, and resource specialist. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about healthcare management, healthcare economics, healthcare information systems, and the ethics of healthcare. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and considering a career advancement in management will find this specialization rewarding. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (MBAHCML) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of managed care supervision, patient care management, healthcare services manager, regulatory analysis, and resource specialist. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about healthcare management, healthcare economics, healthcare information systems, and the ethics of healthcare. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and considering a career advancement in management will find this specialization rewarding.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


Master of Business Administration in Information Systems and Knowledge Management

Campus 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration in Information Systems and Knowledge Management (MBAISKM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of configuration management, server administration, knowledge management, business systems analysis, and control systems management. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems. Individuals with an interest in computers and information systems who are looking for a career in business management will benefit from this specialization. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration in Information Systems and Knowledge Management (MBAISKM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of configuration management, server administration, knowledge management, business systems analysis, and control systems management. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems. Individuals with an interest in computers and information systems who are looking for a career in business management will benefit from this specialization.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Campus 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration in International Management and Marketing (MBAIMM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of international management consulting, managing multicultural and multinational workforce management, and provides a global perspective of business marketing. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on theories, practices, and ethics of leadership, risk management, global business management, and marketing. Individuals with leadership inclinations and eager for a business venture will benefit from this specialization. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration in International Management and Marketing (MBAIMM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of international management consulting, managing multicultural and multinational workforce management, and provides a global perspective of business marketing. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on theories, practices, and ethics of leadership, risk management, global business management, and marketing. Individuals with leadership inclinations and eager for a business venture will benefit from this specialization.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


Master of Business Administration in Organizational Development and Human Resource Management

Online 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration in Organizational Development and Human Resource Management (MBAODHRM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of learning and development management, human resource management, business development management, organizational effectiveness consulting, and personnel training management. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about organizational development, leadership and development, international organization behavior, and enterprise resource management. Individuals who prefer working with people and developing human capital and are ready for a business management career will find this specialization worthwhile. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration in Organizational Development and Human Resource Management (MBAODHRM) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of learning and development management, human resource management, business development management, organizational effectiveness consulting, and personnel training management. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about organizational development, leadership and development, international organization behavior, and enterprise resource management. Individuals who prefer working with people and developing human capital and are ready for a business management career will find this specialization worthwhile.... [-]


Master of Business Administration in Project and Quality Management

Online 18  September 2019 USA Irvine

The Master of Business Administration in Project and Quality Management (MBAPQM) is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of total quality management, project management, project controls, business analyst, quality control management, and project implementation management. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on information technology project management, human factors and team management dynamics, quality design for Six Sigma, and total quality management. Individuals with a leadership inclination and oriented toward task management will benefit greatly from this specialization. [+]

Overview

The Master of Business Administration in Project and Quality Management (MBAPQM) is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of total quality management, project management, project controlling, business analyst, quality control management, and project implementation management. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on information technology project management, human factors and team management dynamics, quality design for Six Sigma, and total quality management. Individuals with a leadership inclination and oriented toward task management will benefit greatly from this specialization.

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:... [-]


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92614 Irvine, California, USA