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Kendall College Announces New Online Options for Bachelor’s Degree in Business

Classes offered online and on campus to meet needs of working adults and nontraditional students

CHICAGO—July 16—This fall, the Kendall College School of Business will offer its bachelor’s degree courses online, in addition to traditional weekday classes at its Chicago campus. By expanding its online offerings, Kendall is making it easier for working adults and other nontraditional students to complete their degrees. Each quarter, School of Business students can choose to take classes online, on campus, or a combination of both. 

Kendall College is increasing the number of School of Business courses offered online to meet the increasing demand for online education. The 2011 Survey of Online Learning reveals that the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6 million. Now nearly one-third of all students in higher education are taking at least one online course. 

“Online education options are essential for students who wish to further their education but may not have the time to commit to an exclusively on-campus degree program,” said Michelle Coussens, dean of the Kendall College School of Business. “It is with great pleasure that we are now able to offer students ‘your program, your way.’ The tools we use to deliver our online courses and related projects, exercises and presentations will provide students with an edge in using these same communication tools in the workplace. ”

Kendall’s Bachelor of Arts in Business program offers concentrations in Foodservice Management, Small Business Management, Management and Psychology. Through situation-based challenges, living case studies, management simulations and integrative projects, the program emphasizes the critical skills and professional edge needed to excel in today’s unpredictable global workforce. Students online and on campus will benefit from the unique personal touch and service that is the cornerstone of a Kendall education.

Kendall is currently accepting applications for the fall term. For more information about Kendall College’s School of Business, visit http://business.kendall.edu

About the Kendall College School of Business:
Kendall College, founded in 1934, is located in Chicago, Illinois and is a member of the Laureate International Universities network. Kendall offers undergraduate degrees in businessculinary artsearly childhood education and hospitality management to a diverse and passionate community of more than 2200 students. The curriculum combines strong academics with practical experience and international educational opportunities that help give students in business, hospitality and culinary arts programs the skills and expertise to be leaders in their professions. The School of Business emphasizes the critical skills and professional edge needed to excel in today’s global workforce, resulting in graduates who are professional, confident and prepared for a variety of service-oriented career fields. The innovative, yet practical, curriculum utilizes tools such as situation-based challenges, living case studies, management simulations and integrative projects. It focuses not only on business functions, but also on the softer skills essential for long term career advancement and provides opportunities for students to develop meaningful connections with the business community. Kendall College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org; 1-312-263-0456. 

Media Contacts:
Amber Cerda, 312-752-2472, amber.cerda@kendall.edu
Stephanie Poquette, 312-943-0333, stephanie@zapwater.com