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Classes enrolling now for spring 2016

12/08/2015 11:43 am

Media contact: Director of Communications Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374

studentsscarsteps-175x164Rockford, Ill., — Classes for the spring 2016 semester begin on Tuesday, January 19 at Rockford University and there is still time to enroll. Rockford University serves students in all levels of education including undergraduate (bachelor degree), graduate (master level), adult accelerated degree completion, transfer students, international students and veterans (Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program).

The next cohort start date for the adult accelerated degree completion program to earn a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies (BSMS) degree begins February 9, 2016. The BSMS program is designed to provide a quality educational experience for adult learners in an accelerated format. The program also provides a tuition-covered option for qualified adults who have been out of work for at least 18 months and will cover any remaining tuition after all eligible state and federal student aid is applied. Qualified applicants must be Illinois residents 25 years of age and older who have been unemployed for at least 18 months, have some transferable college credit, but have not already earned a bachelor’s degree.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs allow students to take up to four courses before formally enrolling in the program and offer flexible options for working adults. The MAT program offers several certifications and endorsements in areas like special education, reading specialist, instructional strategies and bilingual education. There is also a variety of options available to degreed professionals who may wish to enter the teaching profession. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program covers a variety of functional areas including as accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. Students can choose a concentration in disciplines such as MBA/CPA, public and not-for-profit management, entrepreneurship or management.

Contact the Rockford University Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or 800-892-2984, or email to for more information about applying for undergraduate classes. You may also apply online at Contact the Rockford University Graduate Office at 815-226-4040 today if interested in MBA or MAT courses.

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