EVANSVILLE, Ind., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Southern Indiana (USI) has launched an accelerated online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree to help working adults gain essential business skills to boost their career. The degree from USI's Romain College of Business is designed to make earning an MBA more accessible to residents of Indiana and surrounding states.
"USI has a tradition of making quality higher education accessible," said Dr. Mohammed Khayum, dean of the Romain College of Business. "Our accelerated online MBA program offers highly interactive instruction and innovative approaches to problem solving that develop students' abilities to think critically and creatively within the business world, thereby enhancing professional growth."
The degree is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5 percent of more than 16,000 of the world's business schools have earned this accreditation. The program offers six starts per year and can be completed in as few as 18 months. Priced at $12,500, the degree program offers affordable excellence with competitive admission requirements that include a GMAT waiver for many applicants with prior work and higher education experience.
Applications are now being accepted, and the first round of classes is scheduled to begin in August 2016. For more information and to apply, visit online.usi.edu.
Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls more than 10,000 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 80 majors. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Pott College of Science,
Engineering, and Education. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 15,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. USI is online at www.usi.edu.
About Romain College of Business
USI'sRomain College of Business is one of only 5 percent of the world's business schools with Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. The College is housed in the modern 76,800-square-foot Business and Engineering Center which promotes collaboration across disciplines, increases entrepreneurial and innovative thinking, and provides a premiere learning experience. In addition to the MBA program, the Romain College of Business offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, computer information systems, computer science, economics, finance, management and marketing.
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