Touro University Worldwide Congratulates First Masters Degree Graduates in Media and Communications Psychology

Nov 23, 2011, 13:15 ET from Touro University Worldwide

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bernard Luskin, CEO and Senior Provost today announced the first four graduates of the Master's Degree Program in Media and Communications Psychology at Touro University Worldwide. The graduates are Douglas Fleischli, Robert Lasiewicz, Karen Harris Tyrell, and Alisa Weinstein.


"We are delighted and congratulate these graduates. Each graduate has completed the master's degree program with honors," Dr. Toni Thomas Luskin, Professor and Director of the Media and Communications Psychology program at Touro University Worldwide proudly stated. "These students are a part of the inaugural class that began their programs in 2009. They will participate with twenty-two of their MA degree colleagues during the first TUW commencement on April 29, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles," Luskin said.

Touro University Worldwide launched the Media and Communications Psychology program in the fall of 2009 with 50 master's degree students. Since 2009, TUW has launched four additional accredited master's degree programs. TUW MA degree programs include:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Organizational and Leadership Psychology
  • Physician's Assistant Program
  • Master of Business Administration

"It has been wonderful to be a part of something so relevant, new and important in helping me grow professionally and understand theories in behavior related to the way media can persuade, repel, capture and influence an audience. The experience and education has been an exceptional investment in my career and future," said graduate Karen Harris Tyrell.

 "I never thought I would go back to school after graduating with my bachelor's degree over twenty years ago. TUW has given me much more than an education; it has reengaged and energized me within my PR career," added master's degree graduate Douglas Fleischli.

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Touro University Worldwide a division of Touro College Los Angeles, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).  TUW presently offers online Masters' Degree Programs in Business (MBA), Organizational and Leadership Psychology, Media and Communications Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy.  For program and enrollment information, visit:

About the Touro College and University System (TCUS)

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide as separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System.  For further information on Touro College, please go to:

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