Argosy University Announces Launch of Fast-Track MBA

New program designed for working professionals to obtain degree in as little as 12 months

Oct 03, 2011, 13:24 ET from Argosy University

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argosy University is pleased to introduce The College of Business's Master of Business Administration (MBA) Fast-Track scheduling option. The Fast-Track option is just one more way Argosy University works to serve the needs of its current and prospective students. It is designed to be completed in 12 months and focuses on developing action-oriented managers and leaders, providing them with practical tools that help deliver critical solutions to their organizations.

The MBA Fast-Track is part of the University's traditional MBA program with eight core courses (24 credit hours) and four required concentration courses (12 credit hours). Coursework is designed to build strategic literacy of the individuals most responsible for implementing strategy and assessing its impact. "The curriculum combines contemporary concepts, theories and proven practice through applied learning," says Dr. Cindy Larson, Dean of the College of Business. "Coursework and faculty teach managers to make better decisions that align operations with the goals, values, and strategy of the company. Managers are provided tools to develop integrated perspectives to problem-solving: strategic, financial and economic, organizational culture and values, technology and operations."

Students who pursue the Fast-Track option take two courses per term, enabling the busy professional to complete the degree program in 12 months. The Argosy University Fast-Track MBA culminates in an applied Capstone Project which provides students the opportunity to integrate the core business competencies with their concentration specialty. The program is designed to build upon the talents of students, independent of their undergraduate field of study.

Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org).The Argosy University Fast-Track MBA is currently in candidacy for an additional program-specific accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Courses begin eight times a year and are offered at the University's Atlanta (GA), Chicago (IL), Dallas (TX), Denver (CO), Hawaii, Inland Empire (CA), Los Angeles (CA), Nashville (TN), Orange County (CA), Phoenix (AZ), Salt Lake City (UT), San Diego (CA), San Francisco Bay Area (CA), Sarasota (FL), Schaumburg (IL), Seattle (WA), Tampa (FL), Twin Cities  (MN) and Washington, D.C. (VA) campuses. For more information about the program, career services and other student support services, visit www.argosy.edu.

About Argosy University

Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 19 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has five colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences and Undergraduate Studies.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master's degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor's degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location.  Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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