Member Spotlight: Central Michigan University

Central Mic

Fall scenics at Central Michigan University. Photo by Steve Jessmore/Central Michigan University

In 1995, Central Michigan University held its first classes in San Diego. They’ve been here ever since, serving the educational needs of the men and women at Camp Pendleton and the San Diego business community with their online programs.

Founded in 1892, CMU is a regionally accredited state university. They are an inclusive community where students from diverse backgrounds join together, surrounded by support and make lifelong connections. CMU welcomes all learners from traditional students on their main campus to working adults at their satellite locations, including their Camp Pendleton Center, and online students around the world.

CMU has been an innovator in online programs for almost 50 years. They offer certificates, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees online. This includes their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and their AACSB-accredited MBA in 10 emphases including human resources, project management, and marketing. They offer a wide variety of health care degrees including the MHA, MPH, DHA and their newest program, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing for registered nurses.

They have a variety of cybersecurity-related programs from undergraduate and graduate certificates to the Master of Science in Information Systems. If you’re ready to start your own business, the Master of Entrepreneurial Ventures teaches you everything you need to know to set up, fund, protect, build, and manage your own high-growth venture.

Their most popular program is the Master of Science in Administration. In 12 eight-week courses, you learn the administration skills you need and the leadership and emotional intelligence abilities that will set you apart and prepare you to build and manage strong, effective teams.

The entire M.S. in Administration is available online in 15 concentrations, so you can customize this versatile degree to your career goals. The core courses of the MSA also are taught at their Camp Pendleton Center along with some of their most popular concentrations.

Learn more today by calling Vickie Schuman at 706-725-0485 or emailing More information can be found online at