If you have an associate degree in your requested major from an accredited institution, you may be able to start with junior level courses in the requested curriculum at Central State University.
If you do not have an associate degree in your requested major from an accredited institution, you may need to complete general education requirements and/or pre-requisite requirements.  You will have the option to do so through the Free College Program at Eastern Gateway Community College

An evaluation of your transcript(s) will determine the courses that are acceptable for transfer equivalencies.

Upon satisfactory completion, the course credit can be transferred to Central State University.

Teacher Education

The Bachelor’s of Science in Early Childhood Education prepares educators who are effective in serving as active facilitators of learning for the diverse student population. The College of Education is committed to the preparation of educators that are able to experience and appreciate students, as well as the various ways of learning. CSU’s online teacher education program prepares students for Ohio licensure.  Students wishing to teach in other states will work with CSU staff and faculty to transfer the license to their home state.

Business Administration

The Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management is not only designed to help students develop a firm knowledge base in business, but also to enhance the student’s sense of self-discipline, dedication to purpose, and confidence necessary for success in the world of commerce. Required courses include Managerial Accounting, Information Management, Strategic Management, and Statistics.

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program provides an overview of the criminal justice system, the causes of crime and issues relating to social control. The program is structured around a core of criminal justice courses that include topics in law enforcement, the judicial process and correctional system. The course of study consists of a general overview of the components of the criminal justice system with the overall goal of exposing students to a wide variety of academic disciplines: business, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.


* The Central State University on-line courses offered through this program require a minimum of 10 students per section.  If the courses do not meet the minimum enrollee requirements, students may be directed to EGCC Free College to complete the course(s).  Upon satisfactory completion, the course credit can be transferred to Central State University.