MBA information sessions scheduled in Asheville

Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in business administration is offering a series of information sessions for prospective students at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.

The information sessions will be held in Room 346 at WCU’s facility located at 28 Schenck Parkway. Dates and times are: Thursday, Feb. 7, noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 22, noon to 1 p.m.; Wednesday, March 6, 6 to 7 p.m.; Friday, March 15, noon to 1 p.m.; Friday, April 12, noon to 1 p.m.; and Friday, May 17, noon to 1 p.m. Individual appointments also are available.

Kelly McIntyre, graduate programs manager for WCU’s College of Business, will lead the information sessions and discuss the advantages of WCU’s “hands-on” MBA, which focuses on the unique challenges facing the region and its economy.

The program accepts both full-time and part-time students, and the degree can be completed in 34 months on a part-time track, or 16 months on a full-time track. Courses are taught at the Biltmore Park Town Square site.

There are no prerequisites aside from two weeks of intensive review sessions. WCU’s program is designed to be integrative and interdisciplinary with a goal of creating independent, lifelong learners who are “business ready” to assume leadership positions, McIntyre said.

Each event will include a presentation and question-and-answer session. Individuals who plan to attend a session are asked to register by emailing Prospective students who want to schedule an individual appointment should send an email to the same address.

For more information, contact McIntyre at 828-654-6533.