CONTACT: GEORGE McCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
UI offers Evening MBA courses in the Quad Cities
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Working business professionals in the Quad Cities
area can pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the
University of Iowa College of Business Administration, choosing from evening
and weekend classes at its Davenport center.
UI MBA spring semester classes begin Jan. 19, but new students should
register now for the best selection of classes. The UI's site at the Kahl
Educational Center, 26 West Third Street in downtown Davenport, houses
classrooms, and provides access to computer labs and library resources.
Use of the Kahl Center is administered by Scott Community college/Eastern
Iowa Community College District.
Classes in Davenport taught by UI College of Business Administration
faculty include organizational behavior, corporate financial reporting,
managerial finance, and international economic environment of the firm,
operations management, strategic management and business policy, advertising
and promotion strategy, and dynamics of negotiations.
"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 faculty provide."
To earn a degree, students must be admitted to the program and complete
a total of 45 credit hours. Students who are admitted to the MBA program
have registration priority. Slots are available for non-admitted students
who want to take classes in the spring semester prior to formal admission.
Tuition and fees are $765 for a three-credit-hour course. A deferred
payment plan and financial aid are available.
Registration for the Quad Cities MBA classes is now under way via the
Internet, or by phone, fax or mail. For more information, contact the UI
School of Management at 1-877-EVE-MBAS
(1-877-383-6227) or email: IOWAMBA@uiowa.edu.
Course and registration information is also available on the program's
website at http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/mba/vmba/