Take advantage of your NDSC Membership AND pursue your degree! The NDSC has teamed up with Columbia Southern University as a Learning Partner, meaning you get reduced tuition, plus many additional benefits.



CSU offers online degree programs, giving you the freedom to pursue your degree, on your own terms, at your own pace, while studying anywhere you choose.


As an NDSC Member, you receive access to the exclusive Learning Partner benefits, including:

  • 10% tuition discount on all classes
  • Exclusive scholarship opportunities – learn more or apply now!
  • Textbooks at no cost
  • No application fee
  • Complimentary access to CSU’s writing and math specialists through the Student Success Center
  • Flexible start dates
  • Complimentary evaluation of previously earned college credits and training/professional certifications for consideration of transfer credit. Learn how you can turn safety training into college credit.


Get Started Today!

Learn about degree opportunities and apply for scholarships on our Learning Partner landing page.


If you are already attending CSU, you can take advantage of the discount!
Just contact your current CSU rep to have the North Dakota Safety Council partnership discount added to your record so it can be applied going forward.


If you are interested in starting a degree through CSU, contact Christie Ball at (251) 923-4239 x1330 or Christie.ball@columbiasouthern.edu. When you apply for admission, you will be asked if your employer is a Learning Partner. Answer “yes” and list the North Dakota Safety Council as the Learning Partner. The 10% tuition discount will be applied when you enroll in a course.