Members of the alumni organizations gain valuable experience which help build leadership skills, professional development, and personal growth.

American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA)

Membership in the ACJA is composed of individuals employed in the criminal justice system or taking a course of study in criminal justice at an accredited college of university at the time the application is submitted.

National Fire Academy (NFA)

Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP)

Many of our alumni have shown an interest in furthering their careers by applying to the Executive Fire Officer Program through the National Fire Academy. It is with great pride that CSU helps in the success of this journey.

Order of the Sword and Shield

The Order of the Sword and Shield is a national honor society for current students, alumni, and faculty of homeland security and emergency management. It offers connection and engagement with members of the CSU chapter, as well as other chapters across the nation.

National Society of Leadership and Success

Columbia Southern University has established a chapter with the National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi. Admission into this esteemed honor society is merit-based and by invitation only.