Out of State Student
We are glad that you are interested in pursuing your educational goals at Columbus State University!
If you live outside of the State of Georgia, our ability to offer online courses or field experiences (internships, clinicals, student teaching, etc.) to you may be limited by the regulations in your state or territory. To find out whether Columbus State University is authorized to deliver a specific program in your state, please visit our Program State Authorizations and Approvals page.
For questions related to state approvals contact the State Authorization office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all other questions please contact the appropriate department:
Programs Leading to Professional Licensure
Columbus State University's programs leading to all levels of licensure, endorsement, and professional certification are designed to satisfy the requirements of the appropriate professional licensing boards in Georgia. CSU can NOT guarantee that these programs will necessarily satisfy the criteria of professional boards in other states or territories. Programs affected by state licensing requirements may include, but are not limited to, programs in Nursing, Leadership, Education, Accounting, and Counseling. Students who are considering a professional program, and who intend to seek employment outside of Georgia, should contact the appropriate board in their state of intended practice prior to beginning a course of study.
Follow the links below for professional licensure contact information by state.
To find out whether Columbus State University is authorized to deliver a specific program in your state, please visit our Program State Authorizations and Approvals page.
For questions related to licensing board approvals contact the State Authorization office email@example.com.
Out of state Student and Consumer Complaints
Columbus State University desires to resolve student and consumer grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair, and pleasant manner. Complaints regarding any aspect of CSU operations should be filed internally to CSU authorities first and then, if necessary, to external authorities.
SARA Approved Institution
Columbus State University has been approved by Georgia to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.