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U of M Crookston and the University of North Dakota to Host MBA Open House March 23 at 5 p.m. on the UMC Campus

By ltollefs on
Thursday, February 18, 2010

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC), in collaboration with the University of North Dakota (UND), will host an open house on March 23 for individuals interested in pursuing UND's online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. UMC partnered with UND in response to a growing demand from UMC's online students for an online MBA degree option.

The MBA open house will be held March 23 in the Alseth Business Boardroom, Dowell Hall 116, on the UMC Campus, 2900 University Avenue, Crookston from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Anyone in Crookston or the surrounding area who is interested in UND's online or on-campus MBA program is welcome to attend and a virtual open house will also be available to those who are not physically able to participate.

UND's MBA program prepares individuals to meet "real world" management challenges at the executive level. Graduates of the MBA program will have enhanced communication, management and analytical skills.

U of M, Crookston students who have or will have completed their bachelor of science in business management will have achieved the necessary coursework required to begin the MBA admissions process at UND.

Any individual interested in the online or on-campus MBA can participate in the March 23 open house to visit with UND faculty, review the MBA curriculum and admission requirements, learn how the online program works, and discuss tuition and financial aid options.

For more information and to RSVP, contact UND Online & Distance Education at or toll free at 1-800-342-8230.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 bachelor's degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees in agriculture and natural resources; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduates, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Personal. Prestigious."  To learn more, visit

With a focus on academic excellence, innovation and creativity, The University of North Dakota enrolls more than 13,000 on-campus and online students in some 220 fields of study, from baccalaureate through doctoral and professional degrees, including arts and sciences, aerospace, business, education, engineering, nursing, law and medicine. Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review and others, UND has established a reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation. It is a leader in such fields as rural health, energy and the environment, alternative fuels, unmanned aerial vehicles, nutrition, Indian law, space, technology, and more. To learn more, visit

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