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About City Vision University

 

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City Vision University is the accredited Internet-based distance learning program of TechMission. Its mission is to provide radically affordable Christian education to underserved communities. Currently it offers practical online education to those involved in nonprofit management, addiction counseling, urban ministry, and technology ministry. The university is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

City Vision University was established in 1998 as Rescue College by the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions to train leaders and workers at their member missions. It was accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission in 2005.

In 2008, Rescue College became a program of TechMission and was renamed City Vision College. In fall of that year, it began to offer an Addiction Studies program that had been developed in partnership with the NET Institute. It provides training in the Twelve Core Functions of the Substance Abuse Counselor, and is designed to prepare students to attain the Certified Addiction Counselor credential in the states in which they reside.

In 2014, the college began offering a master’s degree in Technology and Ministry (MTM), and in 2015 it became City Vision University.

Enrollment is open year round in the university's certificate or degree programs. Students may pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Missions with an urban ministry emphasis, a Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management, a Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies, or a Master's in Technology and Ministry.

Certificates are awarded to students who complete 30 hours of courses in one of these areas of concentration but do not have sufficient transfer credits to earn a degree.  Individual courses can also be taken for personal enrichment and professional development.

Several courses can be used to fulfill the initial educational requirements of the CFRE credential for fundraising professionals and its on-going continuing education requirements. The university is also an Approved Academic Education Provider for NAADAC, the association for addictions professionals.