Charisma University

Introduction

About Charisma University

Charisma University, Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Education recognized, ASIC accredited, candidate for accreditation with ACBSP and institutional member of American Council on Education offers aspiring students and professionals an opportunity to shape their careers and futures. It has always been the University goal to provide brilliant minds an education that is worth both their time and money and with the establishment of Charisma University, we believe that this goal has been achieved. The University is also committed to provide online and on-campus education that are flexible, on-demand, innovative, and utilize sound education technologies and techniques. Charisma degrees are structured to allow students the flexibility to schedule their course work around their other responsibilities. The University currently offers forty-one degree programs and three graduate certificates in its six schools: School of Business, School of Education, School of Philosophy and Religion, School of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, School of Health Sciences, and School of Law. Charisma University is committed to enhance the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students. This is accomplished by providing low tuition, a challenging curriculum, a highly qualified faculty, and strong academic support.

A Welcome From The President

Welcome to Charisma University, an institution with American style of education. Our distinguished faculty, with an almost limitless breadth of academic and business experience, offers our students a challenging, inspiring, and practical foundation for their future endeavors.

Charisma University seeks to deliver educational programs and high value services grounded upon the principles of truth, established practice and founded science for the end goal of producing a new breed of self-directed, competent business and educational leaders. With the help of technology, it is now possible for educational institutions, such as Charisma University, to fulfill this thrust. Education does not need to be confined to traditional settings because people who want to obtain their degrees or expand their educational qualifications can do so through alternative means. In light of these, Charisma University's online programs and curricula are comprehensive and at the same time, adhere with exemplary international standards. This means that the University has received accreditation from academic communities after passing their reviews and after completing various requirements.

Charisma University, in its thrust to promote and accelerate leadership as well as professional development not only among its student body but also its faculty and other employees, harnesses only current researches, relevant curricular offerings and responsive extension services. By taking this stance, Charisma University is assured that it plays a significant role in the creation and delivery of relevant knowledge and skill, thereby contributing to society in general. In its aim to serve as center of knowledge and be a part of the global education and science community, Charisma University also assumes responsibility for ongoing enhancement of a well-rounded, research oriented academe. Charisma University takes pride in the opportunities and knowledge it offers to the international education landscape, and values each student as they contribute to this legacy.

We are proud of our academic challenge and excellence, and we believe that every incoming student adds to our legacy. Our faculty members are encouraged to provide our students with the fundamentals that they will use for the rest of their careers, while imparting learning experiences and lessons that will serve them personally and professionally.

I am confident that Charisma University can meet and exceed your expectations. We are proud of the opportunities and experiences that Charisma University offers every day, and we hope you will become part of our family. Best Regards

Dr. John Beyer President/CEO

Mission and Vision Statements

Charisma University's Mission Statement

Charisma University offers American style of education and is committed to molding and training students to become highly skilled professionals in any business industry. The graduates are competent, caring, and qualified professionals who exceed the requirements of their profession, as well as those of their families and communities.

Charisma University's Vision Statement

Faculty and students of Charisma University will continually engage in continuous learning, improving professional practice, and self-assessment in order to provide the highest form of service to the community. The graduates of this academic institution will provide proactive professional services that would promote dynamism in teamwork.

Charisma University is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) which meets the British Government's accreditation requirements for colleges with International students. ASIC is an independent United Kingdom body which provides a totally independent, rigorous and transparent accreditation service for independent schools, colleges, Universities, training centers, vocational colleges and providers of distance/ online learning in the UK and worldwide. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) relating to the admission of students holding Student Visitor Visas and to the delivery of programs in ESOL with Citizenship, is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is listed in the international registry for the UK of CHEA, the USA Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and is a national UK Affiliate of ENQA, the European Network of Quality Assurance for Higher Education, which recognizes ASIC as a bona fide quality assurance agency and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG). ASIC accreditation gives reassurance to potential students, their parents and education representatives that the operation of their chosen college conforms with relevant United Kingdom laws and offers genuine courses, which are delivered to appropriate standards with acceptable quality, and which lead to recognized qualifications with international standards. ASIC Accreditation also provides reassurance to the Border and Immigration Agency (Home Office) that the college meets their requirements for overseas students and, in general, does not harm the perceived quality of the United Kingdom education provision.

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Programs

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Master

Master of Arts in Education with TESOL Emphasis

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Master of Arts in Education-TESOL emphasis is for those students who wish to specialize as teachers working with Second Language Learners. [+]

Master of Arts in Education-TESOL emphasis is for those students who wish to specialize as teachers working with Second Language Learners. This program will enable students to obtain the specific strategies used to teach Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing to Second Language Learners currently used by effective TESOL/TESL/ESL teachers worldwide in both public and private schools and colleges. Program Learning Outcomes To create effective lessons that incorporate listening, speaking, reading and writing activities that will assist Second Language Learners who are enrolled in English as a Second Language classes at the elementary, high school and college level; To develop appropriate assessment tools/tests/ to use with Second Language Learners; To acquire the skills needed to become effective leaders and administrators of ESL programs in schools and colleges; To learn how to research and analyze current trends in Second Language Learning and be able to successfully apply this information as an administrator in an ESL school setting; To discuss and critique multiple research methods and research traditions; To comprehend the basic principles of research design; To formulate investigative research questions pertaining to concerns in first and second language acquisition and use; To define, discuss and exemplify the key terms and concepts including the following internal and external reliability and validity, psychological constructs and construct operationalization, statistical inference and probability; variables and variability; central tendency; and frequency distributions; To understand the basic statistical procedures and match these procedures with a range of experimental research designs; To critique and discuss a range of data collection methods and procedures, including elicitation, introspection, questionnaires, diary studies, participant and non-participant observation, interviews, linguistic and discoursal analysis; To suggest apt designs for a range of research issues, questions and concerns. To align theoretical studies with practical application; To gain work experience through practicum course and; To place major emphasis on the cultural, political and ethical implications of teaching in an era of intense globalization. Fees Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)............$175.00 Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-campus Course).........$158.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)..............$205.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-Campus Course)...........$170.00 Doctorate Course Fee per Credit....................................$310.00 Technology Fee per Course (Online Course only)......................$45.00 Exam Proctor Fee per Course (online course only).................$20.00 Dissertation Fee (Doctorate's Program)...........................$2500.00 Thesis Fee (Master's Program)....................................$1200.00 One-time payment only This is an online program, you do not need a visa to study at Charisma University. [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Accounting (optional: specialization in Forensic Accounting)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This program caters graduates of business degrees who seek to enhance their accounting skills that are important in order to help them advance their professional careers in this competitive environment of business. [+]

This program caters graduates of business degrees who seek to enhance their accounting skills that are important in order to help them advance their professional careers in this competitive environment of business. It provides the students an in-depth understanding of the several business issues related to accounting in which they are honed to develop critical reasoning skills. In addition to this, they are refreshed with new technical and analytical ideas that are suitable for the widely changing business practices. This degree program also prepares the graduates in examinations that will lead them to obtain certifications in these fields. The program primarily aims to enhance the proficiency of accountants in terms of technical principles, communication skills and critical thinking abilities. As such, it aims to further enhance the established credibility of students who have already acquired an undergraduate degree in Accountancy. The program also aims to help accounting professionals to progress in their career with increased preparation and enhanced skills in performing various functions in the changing business environments, especially in terms of competition and technological advances. This program offers optional specialization in Forensic Accounting. Program Learning Outcomes To obtain an even more advanced knowledge and understanding of accounting principles in addition to the management, behavioral, and technical aspects of accounting; To further enhance acquired communication abilities most especially in delivering financial reports, in addition to decision making and critical thinking skills; To conduct analytical studies on existing systems and strategies used for investment, assurance services, and overall finance structures of business firms; To gain strategic expertise in designing management systems and networks used for accounting and financial plans; To design a unique database management system utilizable for a business enterprise for improved financial performance and business process; To increasingly practice ethics and principles of professionalism in the field of accounting; To identify and address audit risk; To use reliable and relevant measurement and disclosure criteria; To use models or frameworks to analyze and understand accounting principles; To organize spoken and written thoughts into a coherent narrative; To represent enterprise transaction cycles utilizing conceptual frameworks that can be implemented with relational database technology; To retrieve information required for accounting reports and decisions from automated enterprise systems; To identify ethical concerns in situations commonly faced by accountants; To identify and access relevant rules, standards and other information; To evaluate different sources of information and reconcile ambiguous standards or other authoritative sources; and To identify trade-offs and make a business decision consistent with stated professional and personal values. Specialization in Forensic Accounting Corporate fraud has become an alarming development in the world of business, and has become more prevalent in all parts of the world. Charisma University's Forensic Accounting specialization was developed to help accounting and security professionals gain the core competencies and expertise required in undertaking forensic accounting examinations. Specifically, this specialization focuses on learners' development of core skills necessary for the identification, detection, and prevention of fraud. Through this specialization, learners will also learn how to build the evidence base that can support a fraud case by means of litigation support and expert testimony methods. Forensic Accounting Learning Outcomes Acquire skills in identifying and detecting fraud. Thoroughly comprehend fraud schemes and how these are perpetrated. Skillfully detect signs of fraudulent financial reporting. Adeptly recognize signs when assets are misappropriated. Gain the abilities to build an evidence base supporting a fraud case. Plan and design internal systems that mitigate potentiality for fraud. Fees Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)............$175.00 Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-campus Course).........$158.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)..............$205.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-Campus Course)...........$170.00 Doctorate Course Fee per Credit....................................$310.00 Technology Fee per Course (Online Course only)......................$45.00 Exam Proctor Fee per Course (online course only).................$20.00 Dissertation Fee (Doctorate's Program)...........................$2500.00 Thesis Fee (Master's Program)....................................$1200.00 One-time payment only This is an online program, you do not need a visa to study at Charisma University. [-]

Master of Science in Economics

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This program is specially offered to highly-qualified students who have completed an undergraduate degree in related fields. [+]

This program is specially offered to highly-qualified students who have completed an undergraduate degree in related fields. As such, it is composed of courses that enhance the student's knowledge in the theory of economics and its underlying empirical methods. This program enhances the students' expertise in applying principles of economics into practice. Graduates of this program have more complex skills and knowledge on the core of Economics that will make them benefit from the various employment opportunities in the country and abroad. This program also aims to enable professionals working in the field of economics and related areas to obtain an even more solid training in their application of ability and knowledge in analyzing economic issues and problems continuously affecting business and the overall society. Program Learning Outcomes To gain deeper understanding of the theories and methods used in examining economic issues and finance problems; To further gain adeptness in using qualitative techniques and analytic tools and in presenting results of undertaken research projects; To evaluate existing economic models being applied in various business sectors and government agencies based on current optimization methods along with established economic approaches; To construct an innovative economic model based on the results of evaluation and studies done, which is highly useful in resolving an economic or business problem; To further apply acquired ethical principles in the field of work along with the commitment to support social development; To read and understand international professional and academic literature and to reflect on this critically; To report independently on multiple types of research, such as empirical, literature or theoretical studies; To use and apply relevant statistical methods and tools; To conduct independent research within a preset time frame; To present and orally defend, as well as critically examine their own work and that of others; To maintain a critical attitude towards one's own research and that of others. To understand environmental and resource economics; To analyze development economics and energy economics; To understand public policy and resource management and; To tackle a wide array of economic problems in a professional manner. Fees Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)............$175.00 Bachelor's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-campus Course).........$158.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (Online Course)..............$205.00 Master's Degree Course Fee per Credit (On-Campus Course)...........$170.00 Doctorate Course Fee per Credit....................................$310.00 Technology Fee per Course (Online Course only)......................$45.00 Exam Proctor Fee per Course (online course only).................$20.00 Dissertation Fee (Doctorate's Program)...........................$2500.00 Thesis Fee (Master's Program)....................................$1200.00 One-time payment only This is an online program, you do not need a visa to study at Charisma University. [-]

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