Adult & Graduate

Make a change that matters.

At Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies division, we believe the right change can look different for everyone. What really defines a change that matters is what that change means to you. That's why we're dedicated to listening to your goals and finding a degree program that helps you achieve the change you're working toward.

As a nonprofit university, we empower you to influence the world for Christ through a practical education and supportive learning community. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, we provide degrees you can trust to make a difference.

With degree programs designed to meet your specific educational needs, 88% of our enrolled students work full time.

Experience a degree program designed to empower you to take the next step in making changes that matter.

Academic Programs

Our degree programs train adult learners to enter the workplace as caring, wise and spiritually grounded professionals. Explore how our undergraduate, graduate and non-degree academic tracks equip you with a Christian perspective that companies trust.

Who We Are

Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies division was created in 1993 to serve students like you—adults interested in learning options outside the traditional model of higher education.

Trusted by a network of community partners, we are committed to empowering employees and leaders to be a positive influence in our community.

Locations and Partners

Practical and Relevant

We strive to offer tools for you to become a more effective influencer in our world for Christ in a way that fits you as an adult learner.

Choose from 11 full-time degrees in various fields to fit your unique goals. Engage with curriculum that prioritizes practical applications over traditional tests. And learn from faculty who bring years of real-world experience to the classroom.

Academic Programs

More Than A Degree

The experience of earning a college degree—whether an undergraduate or graduate program—looks different for each adult learner.

At PGS, you can expect to learn from a supportive group of peers that complete the program with you. Take advantage of services such as online tutoring to help you excel. And be inspired by curriculum built on Christ-centered virtues for a positive and life-changing impact.

Academic Support



With degrees customized to serve working adults as they balance family, faith, work and personal growth, Cornerstone offers campus locations around West Michigan as well as 100% online degree programs.

CU Online

You can pursue your associate, bachelor's or master's degree entirely online if you choose. CU Online's learning options are highly regarded:

#1 #1 Online School in Michigan Edudemic, 2015
Top 100 One of the Nation's Top 100 Online Bachelor's Programs U.S. News and World Report, 2019
#7 #7 Online MBA Program in Michigan Online MBA Today, 2018