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KEITH HIGHTOWER, A Strong Foundation

From remedial writing to law school, with a stop in a middle-school classroom in Hawaii.

ALEX DONTRE, Online Learning Rock Star

“It works how it should work on paper. It’s just a well-oiled machine.”

Health Careers

22,534 job openings a year. That's the estimate for the Ohio health care job market through the year 2020.

Business Careers

We have more than 50 degrees and certificates in Business to jump-start your career.

IT Training at Columbus State

IT jobs are going unfilled in Central Ohio. We're talking to local employers to train the people they're looking for.

JAYNE ACKERMAN, A head start in science

“I definitely made the most of my education at Columbus State, which made the transition to Ohio Wesleyan a lot easier.”

Transfer Programs

Transfer programs provide a solid start to your bachelor's degree.

6 Steps to a Debt-Free College Degree

More than 60 percent of Columbus State graduates finish their associate degree with no student debt.

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You can do the first two years of your bachelor's degree, then transfer to a four-year college.


Columbus State Academic Programs

If you don't see your interest on the left, view all of Columbus State's academic programs.


Columbus State Community Education and Workforce Development

Visit Community Education and Workforce Development for noncredit classes, one-day seminars, continuing education, and more.


New Student Orientation

For more than 500 incoming scholars, success started at our new student orientation.


Parking for Fall

Tips and directions to get to class on time.

Transfer Commercial

Transfer programs

Our students have big dreams and serious plans. See how to get a head start on a bachelor's degree.

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Health Careers

Start a career program in one of Central Ohio's hottest career fields.


Get help with Tutoring

Need help in your classes? These tutoring resources are free and they're here to help.

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BluePrint Workshops

BLUEPrint workshops

Advising Services hosts BLUEPrint Workshops every week on a variety of student success topics.


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