Lakewood, N.J., October 23, 2017—Busy professionals who want to advance their career with an advanced degree can enroll in Georgian Court University’s newest MBA program, beginning August 2018, in Hazlet, New Jersey. The program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), will be offered through GCU@Hazlet, Georgian Court’s partnership with Brookdale Community College.
Courses are offered in a convenient format (evening and hybrid classes) where students can complete their self-paced MBA degree in their own time. Increasingly, adult learners and working students want to put a premium on convenience and cost—the new MBA program through GCU@Hazlet offers both.
“We are truly happy that we have the opportunity to offer this higher educational degree to students at an affordable price,” says GCU President Joseph R. Marbach. Ph.D. “Even though these students are not physically on our Lakewood campus, they can enjoy the same benefits that other GCU students get—such as experienced faculty with real-world experience and career services for life.”
“Georgian Court University has seen a large increase in interest for an MBA program,” adds Justin G. Roy, GCU dean of admissions. “With this degree from GCU@Hazlet, students will be able to work at their own pace, which is the foundation every MBA student needs to become creative and ethical leaders in today’s global business climate.”
Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is Central and South Jersey’s only Catholic university. GCU is a comprehensive, coeducational university with a strong liberal arts core and a historic special concern for women. As a forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court expands possibility for more than 2,300 students of all faiths and backgrounds in 33 undergraduate majors and more than 10 graduate programs. In 2015, GCU was named #25 among MONEY® magazine’s “Top 50 Colleges That Add the Most Value” and a Best Bang for the Buck School by Washington Monthly. GCU has also been recognized by The Economist and Colleges of Distinction and is a Military Friendly® School. The main campus is located in Lakewood, New Jersey, on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court, which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, also serves students at other locations, such as GCU at Hazlet, and through multiple online certificate and degree programs.