Coleman University

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Coleman University
Coleman University Logo
Motto Aspirationes in realitatem
Motto in English "Dreams Into Reality"
Established 1963
Type Private, Non-Profit
President Scott Rhude (Interim)
Location San Diego, California
32°49′18″N 117°08′09″W / 32.82167°N 117.13583°W / 32.82167; -117.13583Coordinates: 32°49′18″N 117°08′09″W / 32.82167°N 117.13583°W / 32.82167; -117.13583
Website www.coleman.edu

Coleman University is a private, non-profit institution, centered in Information Technology education located in San Diego, California. Coleman has a technology-based curriculum with undergraduate, graduate, and distance education academic programs. Coleman University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Coleman University has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. This status is a preliminary affiliation with the Commission awarded for a maximum period of four years. Candidacy is an indication that the institution is progressing toward Accreditation. Candidacy is not Accreditation and does not ensure eventual Accreditation.

Background and timeline[edit]

Coleman University (originally Automation Institute of San Diego) was founded on November 13, 1963, by Dr. Coleman Furr. Coleman established a general education department offering courses emphasizing English and communication, mathematics, social sciences, humanities, and management.

  • 1967- The College became authorized to award degrees by the State of California.
  • 1969- Renamed Coleman College.
  • 1972- The College became a non-profit educational institute.
  • 1979 – Coleman created the Department of Computer Technology. This program lead to a certificate in Computer Electronics Technology and served as the core of the associate and bachelor’s degree programs.
  • 1982 – a Master of Science degree in Information Systems was developed.
  • 1986 – the San Marcos campus was opened to serve growing populations in the northern part of San Diego County.
  • 1994 – Coleman developed an interdisciplinary program in computer applications and networks in the Office Automation Systems Department.
  • 1996 – the Computer Applications and Networks Department replaced Office Automation Systems. The Computer Applications and Networks curriculum provided training in local area networks and client-server applications.
  • 1996 – the Computer Electronics Technology program was redesigned renamed Computer Engineering Technology. Subsequently, the program evolved and was renamed Computer Network Technology. This program eventually merged with the Computer Applications and Network program and became known as the Computer Networks program.
  • 2002 – Coleman launched a Computer Graphic Design program.
  • 2003 – Coleman introduced a Master of Science degree program in Business and Technology Management.
  • 2008 – During the Coleman College celebration of its 45th anniversary, the transition to Coleman University was announced.
  • 2009 – Coleman introduced a Master of Business Administration program.
  • 2012 – Coleman introduced a Master of Business Administration In Health Care Management program.
  • 2012 – Coleman announces it will teach out and then close the San Marcos branch campus by December 2013.

Programs and degrees[edit]

College of Information Sciences[edit]

Application Development Program

  • Associate of Science Degree – Bachelor of Science Degree

Game Programming Development & Design Program

  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

College of Computer Networks[edit]

Network Security Program

  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

College of Graduate Studies[edit]

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science Information Systems Management (MSISM)
  • Master of Business Administration In Health Care Management (MHC)

Tuition[edit]

College of Information Sciences[edit]

Type Program Units Price/Unit Cost
Associate of Science Application Development 72 $325 $23,400
Associate of Science Game Programming Development and Design 108 $325 $35,100
Bachelor of Science Application Development 180 $325 $58,500

College of Computer Networks[edit]

Type Program Units Price/Unit Cost
Associate of Science Computer Networks 108 $325 $35,100
Bachelor of Science Network Security 180 $325 $58,500

College of Graduate Studies[edit]

Type Program Units Price/Unit Cost
Master of Business Master of Business Administration 65 $385 $25,025
Master of Science Information Systems Management 65 $385 $25,025
Master of Science Business & Technology Mgmt. 60 $385 $23,100

Source: http://www.coleman.edu/_files/pdf/2010-2011_Coleman_Catalog.pdf

Accreditation[edit]

Coleman University is accredited to offer degrees through the master’s degree by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (750 First Street N.E., Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241) and authorized by the State of California under EC Section 94750 to award accredited degrees. Coleman is approved for veteran training and authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

Affiliations[edit]

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • California Chamber of Commerce
  • California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Career College Association
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Professional International Educators Roundtable
  • San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
  • TEC – Chief Executives Working Together

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