Central Michigan University

Like this school?


Degree Finder

Get matched with online programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps.

Start Now

Technology & Support

Networking

LinkedIn http:/​/​www.​linkedin.​com/​groups/​CMU-OffCampus-Online-Programs-1953653

Technology

Usable for classes
Apple Yes
PC Yes
Required Internet speed 128k
Delivery modes
Live streaming video Yes
Live streaming audio Yes
Recorded video Yes
Recorded audio Yes
Software-based readers No
Application for display on tablet computer Yes
Description of tablet application Blackboard Mobile Learn for $1.99/year or $5.99/perpetual, to access the blackboard based online environment on Android and iOS mobile/tablet devices.
Application for display on smartphone Yes
Description of application for smartphone Blackboard Mobile Learn for $1.99/year or $5.99/perpetual, to access the blackboard based online environment on Android and iOS mobile/tablet devices.
Bulletin boards Yes
Simulations Yes
Online labs Yes
Courses designed by certified instructional designers Yes
Courses designed by an outside firm No
Learning management system N/A

Types of Learning Management Systems Used

Blackboard Yes
Blackboard Collaborate Yes
Blackboard Learn Yes
Blackboard Mobile Yes

Support

Services
Academic advising Yes
Bookstore Yes
Career placement assistance Yes
Email address Yes
Financial aid office/services Yes
Access to digitized library materials Yes
Access to live librarian Yes
Local area network Yes
Mentoring Yes
Technical support Yes
Live tutoring Yes
Writing workshops Yes
Services the same for all online programs Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No
Tech support availability
Weekend days (7:00 am - 5:59 pm) Sometimes
Weekend nights (6:00 pm - 9:59 pm) Sometimes
Weekend overnights (10:00 pm - 6:59 am) Never
Weekdays (7:00 am - 5:59 pm) Always
Weeknights (6:00 pm - 9:59 pm) Sometimes
Weekday overnights (10:00 pm - 6:59 am) Never

Career Center

Dedicated business school career center No
School tracks alumni Yes
Alumni on which school collected usable information 66%

Structure

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live Minority
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. None
Percentage of classes with lectures All
Student-student engagement
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) Yes
Skype or other visual software Yes

Requirements

New-student orientation Optional
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 4
Courses requiring students to work collabratively with other students Minority
Class participation graded Yes

Assessment

Exams Yes
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered No proctored exams
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school)

CMU’s Policy on Academic Integrity is distributed to all OBUS students and faculty, detailing institutional expectations and associated violation procedures. All OBUS courses implement methods of taking standardized/objective tests that minimize academic dishonesty, including Respondus LockDown Browser, random blocks, secured settings, timers, proctoring and/or essay exams. Courses also routinely incorporate SafeAssign for plagiarism detection and prevention.

Find a Program for You

U.S. News University Directory can match you with online programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps.

Get Matched

University Directory | U.S. News

Search Online Programs

Now Hiring

Find companies hiring grads from your school.