Graduate Online FAQ
Q: Since students can complete the MBA and MA programs completely online, how do we
verify the identity of the student?
A. Online courses meet on Blackboard. Students are required to log into Blackboard
for each course using a secure username and password that only the student knows and
has access to.
Q: How does the University protect my privacy?
on MyCSU) which allows us to discuss your account over the phone with you and/or other
Q: Are there any additional charges required in courses other than the cost of tuition?
A. There is a cost for books, case studies and other resources that professors may
require. Some professors elect to use proctoring services such as Proctor U or on-site
testing centers. There is a fee for online proctoring services like Proctor U. There
may be a fee for using off-site testing centers. More details will be outlined in
each professor’s syllabus. Such charges will be posted in the course outlines made
available on Blackboard by the end of registration.
Q: How does the course work in online courses compare to course work in residential
A. As per the accreditation policy on credit hours, the School of Business ensures
that students are challenged whether they choose online or residential courses. Student
learning outcomes are listed on every syllabus and the outcomes are the same for each
course section, regardless of whether the course meets online or on-campus.