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City Vision University Online Courses

These eight-week courses are online and require 17-20 hours of study time per week. Undergraduate tuition is $700 per 3 credit course and graduate tuition is $800 per 3 credit course. All courses are for three credits unless otherwise stated.

Federal student aid is available for bachelor's students taking any undergraduate courses below. Other types of funding are also available to all students.  See our financial aid page for more information.

General Education

These courses can be used to count toward the City Vision general education requirements. See a full list of how general education requirements may be met here.

ENG101 - English Composition I
ENG102 - English Composition II 
MAT101 - College Algebra
MAT150 - Business Statistics


CVC 101 - Student Success
CVC 106 - Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio Development
CVC 340 - Old Testament Survey
CVC 341 - New Testament Survey
CVC 437 - Independent Study

Urban Missions Major (10 courses required)

407 - Chaplaincy
You may also take Nonprofit Management and Addiction Studies courses as electives for the Urban Missions degree.

Nonprofit Management Major (10 courses required)

302 - Nonprofit Administration
303 - Nonprofit Accounting
304 - Management and Leadership
305 - Human Resources
306 - Residential Recovery Programs
307 - Facilities Management
308 - Food Services
309 - Fund Raising Basics
310 - Intermediate Fund Raising
330 - Introduction to Urban Youth Ministry
331 - Introduction to Christian Community Development
405 - Financial Planning for Nonprofits
406 - Vocation, Calling, and the Purpose of Work (Theology of Work)
434 - Grant Writing 
430 - Social Entrepreneurship
435 - Organizational Systems
436 - Internship/Practicum
438 - Emerging Media Ministry
431 - Technology, Cross-Cultural Ministry and the Poor

You may also take Urban Missions and Addiction Studies courses as electives for the Nonprofit Management degree.

Addiction Studies Major (10 courses required)

306 - Managing Residential Recovery Programs
401 - Counseling in the City
402 - Life Skills Training
404 - Case Management
411 - Recovery Dynamics
412 - Counseling Foundations
413 - Drugs of Abuse
414 - Counseling Alcoholics
415 - Professional Counseling Practices 
416 - Mental Illness and Addiction
417 - Group Counseling Practices
418 - Sexual Issues in Addiction
419 - Family Issues and Recovery
420 - Addiction Studies Practicum
432 - Technology, Life Balance and Addiction

You may also take Nonprofit Management and Urban Missions courses as electives for the Addiction Studies degree. City Vision University is recognized as an Approved Academic Education Provider by NAADAC, the association for professional addiction counselors.  (APO17)  

Business Administration Major

The following list describes the requirements for the Bachelor's degree. The Associate's degree have lesser requirements.

Program core (33 Credits Required)

ACC101 - Accounting Principles I
ACC102 - Accounting Principles II
ECON101 - Microeconomics
ECON102 - Macroeconomics
BUS 101 -  Introduction to Business
BUS 105 -  Business Communications
CVC 303 - Nonprofit Accounting
CVC 304 - Management & Leadership
CVC 430 - Social Entrepreneurship
CVC 406 - Vocation, Calling, and the Purpose of Work (Theology of Work)
CVC 305 - Human Resources

Concentrations (pick one)

Only four courses are required within a concentration.

Nonprofit Administration

CVC 434 - Grant Writing 
CVC 309 - Fund Raising Basics
CVC 405 - Financial Planning for Nonprofits
CVC 310 - Intermediate Fund Raising

Accounting - coming soon

ACC150 - Managerial Accounting
ACC151 - Financial Accounting
BUS202 - Principles of Finance
FIN101 - Personal Finance

General Management

BUS106 - Business Ethics
BUS120 - Organizational Behavior
BUS201 - Principles of Marketing
BUS300 - Operations Management
BUS402 - Project Management
CVC 435 - Organizational Systems
CVC 436 - Internship/Practicum

Technology & Entrepreneurship

BUS206 - Management Information Systems
BUS305 - Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management
CVC 438 - Emerging Media Ministry
CVC 431 - Technology, Cross-Cultural Ministry and the Poor
CVC 432 - Technology, Life Balance and Addiction
CVC 433 - Theology of Technology

Christian Ministry & Leadership

The following are the core courses for the Christian Ministry & Leadership Bachelor's. The Associate's degree has lesser requirements.


Students must also select at least 1 concentration for the bachelor's. The Church Ministry concentration is listed below:

The other concentrations are comprised of courses from the other majors, and are listed in detail on the degree page.

Graduate Courses

Undergraduate students may take Master's level courses if they are a senior with more than 90 credits and higher than a 3.0 GPA. If a student takes these courses, they will count as undergraduate credit. Students will pay the undergraduate tuition rate for graduate courses.

Note, however, that most graduate-level courses now have an undergraduate version. All undergraduate students may take this version, regardless of the number of credits they have.


City Vision University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and is an affiliate member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education. DEAC is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

City Vision students may receive the following degrees:

  • Associate of Science
    • Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Christian Ministry & Leadership
    • Urban Missions
  • Bachelor of Science
    • Business Administration
    • Addiction Studies
    • Nonprofit Management
  • Master of Science
    • Technology and Social Entrepreneurship

All faculty members are ministry professionals (or business professionals, in the case of the Business program) with graduate degrees and a passion for mentoring future leaders.