CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: July 19, 1999
UI offers Evening MBA courses in Des Moines and Newton
NEWTON, Iowa -- Working business professionals in
the Des Moines/Newton area can pursue a Master of Business Administration
(MBA) degree from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business Administration,
choosing from evening and weekend classes starting Aug. 21.
The UI's Evening MBA program is offering marketing
and securities analysis classes at the W.A. Krause Center for Entrepreneurial
Education at 6100 Grand Ave. in Des Moines. Classes in human resources management,
strategic management, managerial economics and statistics are being offered
at the Newton campus.
"Our curriculum is designed for college graduates
who want to upgrade their skills for a professional career in business or
the public sector," said Colleen Downie, director of the Evening MBA Program.
"Students come to the program from a variety of backgrounds, majors, and professional
experience and really thrive on the high-quality educational experience our
To earn a degree, students must be admitted to the
program and complete a total of 45 credit hours. Space is available for non-admitted
students who want to take classes in the fall semester prior to formal admission.
Tuition and fees are $882 for a three-credit-hour
course. A deferred payment plan and financial aid are available.
The UI also offers Evening MBA classes in the Quad
Cities and Cedar Rapids. Registration for the MBA classes is now under way
via the Internet, or by phone, fax or mail. For more information, contact
the Henry B. Tippie School of Management at 1-800-MBA-IOWA (1-800-622-4692).
Course and registration information is also available on the program's website