William Woods University is offering Blue Springs area residents the opportunity to pursue a master of business administration degree.

William Woods University is offering Blue Springs area residents the opportunity to pursue a master of business administration degree.


These programs make it possible for people with full-time jobs to complete a baccalaureate or a graduate degree while remaining employed. The programs are designed to prepare students for career advancement and to enhance their marketability in the job market.


The MBA program is a 36-credit-hour program, designed to further prepare the working professional for a career in general management.


Classroom activities of the entire curriculum are designed to provide the proper blend of theory and practice, making for a true applications-oriented program. Employing a model of accelerated learning developed especially for the convenience of the working adult, these educational programs are structured so that a degree can be completed in as few as 18 months.


Classes meet once a week in the evening for four hours. Study groups can meet once more to prepare projects and assignments before the upcoming week.


In addition to the MBA, William Woods offers several other graduate and professional studies programs, including the ACCESS program of general education, an associate of arts degree in liberal studies, a bachelor of science in management, a BSM with human resources emphasis and a bachelor of science in paralegal studies.


Graduate programs include MBAs with accounting, agribusiness, health management or human resources emphasis, a master of education in administration, curriculum/instruction or athletics/activities administration and a specialist of education in school administration or curriculum leadership.


The program held an orientation on Wednesday in Blue Springs.


For more information, visit the William Woods website at williamwoods.edu/GPS.