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 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 Henry B. Tippie College of Business, choosing
from evening and weekend classes at its Davenport center.
UI MBA fall semester classes begin Aug. 21, 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.
Scott Community College/Eastern Iowa Community College District administers
use of the Kahl Center.
Tippie College of Business faculty will teach marketing
management, human resource management, managerial economics, investments,
and several other classes at the Center.
"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 Des Moines,
Newton and Cedar Rapids. Registration 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 at http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/mba/vmba/