The mission of the Central State University of New York is to develop and deliver quality graduate distance education at a reasonable cost in the areas of acquisition and contract management, project/program management, supply management, and overall business management that meets and exceeds the needs of its students.
CSU is a learner-centered University dedicated to connecting learner needs with institutional resources to create and communicate knowledge. University offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs that feature flexibility and convenience desired by working adult students.
Statement of Values
The mission of Central state University aligns with the five core institutional values accepted throughout the CSU community:
- We distinguish ourselves through quality. Our commitment to excellence is based on a social constructivist paradigm and encompasses content, pedagogy, instruction, advising, community and technology.
- Our students are the lifeblood of our institution. We help guide and foster their development and we provide them with an engaging and rewarding educational experience. Our first commitment is to serve them with excellence in their coursework.
- We believe in making education accessible. Our efforts to make education affordable and flexible will make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.
- We provide a workplace that rewards teamwork, open communication, and collaboration across all functions and levels. We think imaginatively and voice any opinion or belief knowing it will be heard. Our environment promotes professional growth, is a meritocracy, and creates a challenging and enjoyable place to work and learn.
- We adhere to the highest standards of conduct in every aspect of our operations. We have created an institution in which integrity – institutional and individual – counts.
The philosophy of the university is to provide the educational framework for students (Central State University Learners) to gain the knowledge and understanding of transpersonal psychology necessary to function as practitioners in their chosen field of interest and to overcome the limitations of the more traditional forms of education. Central State University provides not only an academic learning environment in the true sense but also allows students (Central State University Learners) to look deep within themselves and to achieve higher human potential.