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MCB to Launch Fully Online MBA Program

Kepner Hall, Monfort College of Business

February 23, 2018

The University of Northern Colorado has selected Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading comprehensive online service provider, to expand access to the Monfort College of Business’s Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program. AP specializes in assisting public universities with converting campus-based programs into an online format while also leading efforts to recruit, enroll and retain those students, in addition to faculty training and support.

In a letter to the campus community, Monfort College Dean Paul Bobrowski explained, “This move accelerates and amplifies our efforts to increase access to our MBA program—across Colorado and beyond. Students seeking a learning experience that balances theory with practice taught by top faculty, entrepreneurs and business practitioners will, I predict, find our MBA program to be a challenging, affordable and convenient option.” 

A team from Academic Partnerships is working closely with faculty and staff at UNC to prepare for a late April launch of the marketing effort. The first cohort will begin classes in August of this year. Additional details are below.

More about the online Monfort MBA
  • The first cohort of online MBA students will begin their coursework in August of 2018. The application for graduate programs at UNC will go live in April and admission decisions will continue to be made by the college and Graduate School.
  • UNC courses will be taught by faculty in the Monfort College of Business, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • All courses will be delivered online and via UNC’s existing course management software, Canvas.
  • Monfort Professor Don Gudmundson will direct the new online MBA program.
  • The MBA program at UNC is currently delivered exclusively on the Greeley campus. All current MBA students will be transitioned to the online program.
  • For more on Academic Partnerships, visit www.academicpartnerships.com.

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