Colorado State University Global Reviews - Organizational Leadership

3.56 out of 5 stars
(8 Reviews)
67% of 8 students said this degree improved their career prospects
75% of 8 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
Rosie - 11/24/2020
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2023
"This is not a bad college, and I have nothing bad to say about the staff or the faculty. My academic advisors are helpful, engaging, and friendly and I have been very grateful for all of their help. Every professor I have had has been great. They are flexible with turning assignments in, and if you have a legitimate need to turn in an assignment late, they are very accommodating. This really is a college that helps active, working adults with families and other obligations earn a degree. Here is the problem, their tech support team, although very friendly and kind people, do not know how to help a student whose computers are not compatible with their software. What I can tell you, is if you are an Apple user and run into problems with their platform, you are not going to get the help you need from their tech support. Be aware of that when you enroll here. Outside of that, I have no issues, they are a good college and there are good people there that do want to help you succeed."
1.0 out of 5 stars
DO NOT ENROLL HERE- They embezzle Student Loans - 10/16/2020
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2021
"Do NOT enroll in this school if you need financial aid to pay for any of it. I was told that I would get financial aid and then the day of disbursement they sent me a note saying they didn't have all the verification. The day of disbursement is two weeks into the trimester and is too late to withdraw from the class since they are short 8 week trimesters. It is now week 8 and I have not received any financial despite them having all the qualified paper work two weeks ago. My trimester ends in two weeks. I was suppose to get my aid exactly a month ago. I planned on getting a computer with my financial aid and have not been able to complete my power point assignments because I can not afford a new computer (especially bc of Covid). No one will help you get your aid and they will keep telling you you will get it and you will not. The US of Department of Education websites reads that I have been given this aid and am paying interest on these loans I have not received. I told my admissions counselor that I will not go back to school unless I was 100% sure I was getting aid. The financial aid office said they had all the requirements had me sign the master promissory note and even the school website portal states I have received this aid and I have not. I would have never enrolled in school if I knew they would tell me I am getting them and then the day of disbursement tell me I didn't have everything when it was already too late to withdraw. DO NOT ENROLL IN THIS SCHOOL> THEY embezzle your loans and do not care about your success! Everything they have done with my aid is unethical and should not be legal. They should be held responsible for the inconvenience and upheaval they cause to their students by pretending they will give their students money and then take it for themselves. This has got to be embezzlement."
5.0 out of 5 stars
BSGRAD - 5/8/2019
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2019
"I have taken both in-class courses and online courses, I would still prefer online due to the fact of convenience and it helps me grow as a person by being able to comprehend information in order to succeed. After reading a couple of the reviews, I have to say that the personnel making the bad remarks are mainly the ones who don't understand the concept of online college. If you can't be self motivated, self discipline and do things that adults do, then stay with your brick and mortar style college. If you can comprehend the course work, you can succeed in any online course. This college worked for me; I am a father, husband, full-time employee and coach youth sports, so a brick and mortar class was not an option. In my opinion, it would have been too much driving and hearing whining young people complain about things that us older people managed to get by without, i.e. cell phone, internet, etc. This school provides you with weekly module materials to review, you take part in a weekly discussion, take a mastery test and complete a critical thinking paper with proper APA format. If you need your hand held to do college work, stay in a classroom setting. I had no issues with professors at CSU-Global, advisors were helpful and you can call them if you really need to take care of an issue.... yes a phone call not just play email tag, like many have stated. Be proactive and go seek what your looking for from the school. Some classes are pretty interesting and can have you grow a grey hair or two but the material is provided to help you research and find the answer. I have had prior leadership training and that is why I chose this degree, you can add specializations if you wish. I added a Criminal Justice Specialization and have learned a lot from taking those courses, I will graduate in less than a month."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Bk67 - 7/17/2018
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2016
"Regret going back to complete my degree at CSU Global. Peers and employers dont view it as a valid institution, and I truly have to agree. The majority of your class work revolves around writing papers, and as long as you meet the bare minimum requirements (length, number of sources, address each point) you will get an A. I graduated with a 4.0 and can say I didnt learn a thing. Waste of time and money. Work hard at your job and you will end up better off than paying for a piece of paper that no one views as legitimate."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Chris - 7/17/2018
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2018
"Highly recommended for self-motivated adult learners. I really have no idea what people are expecting when they attend college online. I see lots of reviews complaining about the fact that they have to provide research papers weekly and a longer portfolio project. Yes, this is true. Do they hold your hand? No, they do not. Are most professors highly approachable and friendly, willing to answer questions about the subject matter? Absolutely. Bottom line: If you attend CSU-Global you will do lots of research (reading -huge amounts-), answer discussion posts and prove that your studies paid off via the research report. AND you will be treated like an ADULT with EXPECTATIONS that you MANAGE TIME appropriately. Is it easy to write research papers? No, it is not. But you learn so much if you are willing to put in the work. Once you graduate, CSU-Global is HIGHLY committed to your success as well."
3.8 out of 5 stars
socallisa - 7/3/2017
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2019
"Take each review with a grain of salt...everyone is different and has had their own experiences. I just completed my second course, and I would say that the program and school have been "okay". I previously attended community college (brick and mortar), and transferred to a private university (non-profit) for my bachelors in PH. My undergraduate degree program was also accelerated and fully online. I like that the classes are at least 8 weeks long, because it allows you to absorb the information. CSU Global also provides you an extra week to turn in essay assignments without penalty. The university really caters to working professionals. Life happens, and they understand that! I received an A- in my first class and an A in my most recent course. Do your work, put in effort, and you should receive no less than a B.I have had zero problems with financial aid! The university locks in your tuition so I have never had a price increase. I also received a 10% discount because my employer uses Ed Assist, so please check with your employer to see if they offer a discount! I am saving %150.00 on each course. I will outline what I like and don't like below: Pros: * Professors provide excellent feedback, timely responses, and generally seem well qualified to teach. All of my teachers have their PhD's from prestigious universities. * The CSU Global Library and student center is very helpful! They have templates for you to use if you need help with formatting. *My Advisor is always available when I need her. My Enrollment Advisor was even better! She was so helpful. *There are weekly assignments and you are given 1 week extra to turn in assignments without penalty. *The university is a part of the CSU System which has an exceptional reputation. *The program is quite affordable when compared to other schools. You do not have to pay any "out of state" fees. * Many programs to choose from and I love that there is an abundance of specialty's to also choose from. Cons: *There is no live lecture which I feel should be required. This provides students and staff the opportunity to clarify their understanding, which is how I typically learn. Since the school does not mandate lectures, you basically have to read on your own and figure things out for yourself. It is very much a "home study" program. * You're going to feel like a robot...all classes are essentially the same (discussion, weekly essays, and final portfolio essay) *The school lacks "real world experience" opportunities. Example, my friend attends a local university (brick and mortar) and for her MBA assignment, her school partnered with businesses so that they get "hands on" experience. It would be great if CSU Global could do this for their students, I am sure it would be challenging since students are all over the country, but they should try. It would bring great value! *The school lacks any type of traveling opportunities (at least from what I am aware). Example, my friend at UC Berkeley went to Peru and now the DR for educational purposes. * When scheduling a class, you can't see who the professor will be. I love to utilize rate my professor type websites. This provides me with the opportunity to weed out any professors that I believe are sub-par."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Catherine - 4/21/2017
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2016
"I graduated last year with my MS in Organizational Leadership. The program itself was really well put together and I felt I really learned a lot. I did a specialization in Project Management and those classes were definitely challenging but I think the challenge of the material helped me learn more. Overall my instructors were approachable and nice. I was able to email or call them when I needed help or support. The flexibility of not being required to log in at certain times made a huge difference for me as a working mom. Overall I have no complaints! As for the other reviews, I thought I should speak to those. Several of these are not actually for CSU-Global Campus but in fact CSU in Ft. Collins. These are separate schools. Especially to the person who posted about his MBA- that is not even a program offered! Maybe that's why he was unhappy with his education, he didn't know which school he was attending!"
4.7 out of 5 stars
Kyle V - 1/26/2014
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year:
"Colorado State University- Global is an excellent institution which I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at. Having spent the majority of my college education in online settings I can attest that the learning environment is very well organized and well structured. I have learned quite a bit in my degree program and would recommend this school to anyone who works full-time but wishes to pursue their education further."
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