New Programs: MBA, Psychology, Public Safety, Historic Preservation, Construction
Submitted by Scott Jaschik on April 12, 2006 - 4:00am
Alverno College, a Wisconsin institution known for its emphasis on student assessment, is starting an MBA program that will be "outcomes based," rather than focused on traditional business courses.
Daniel Webster College, in New Hampshire, is starting a bachelor of science program in psychology.
Indiana University Southeast is creating a new bachelor of science degree in informatics, which focuses on interpreting information technology to solve various problems.
Miami Dade College is creating a new bachelor's of applied science in public safety management. The program is the second four-year degree to be offered by the college, where most students are enrolled in associate degree programs.
Ursuline College, in Ohio, is starting a master of arts in historic preservation.
Virginia Tech is creating a School of Construction, believed to be the first of its kind in the United States. Two existing departments at Virginia Tech -- construction engineering and building construction -- will start the new school.