Monroe College's Flushing Site to Offer Expanded Graduate Courses in Business, Criminal Justice and Public Health Beginning in January

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Open House Scheduled on November 16

Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education that is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, today announced that it is expanding its Queens Extension Site to offer additional courses within the Master's of Business Administration (MBA), Master's of Criminal Justice (MSCJ) and Master's of Public Health (MPH) programs through its King Graduate School.

Monroe College first offered MBA courses in Flushing, Queens during the Winter and Spring semesters last year. Held within a local hotel's meeting rooms, they were part of the curriculum for the MBA and MPH programs. Robust enrollment in those classes and strong local demand for additional course offerings within King Graduate School's other programs fueled Monroe's decision to develop an expanded, dedicated Queens Extension Site.

"We are extraordinarily pleased with student demand for courses at the Queens Extension Site, which we initially established as a convenience to graduate students living and working in that borough who would otherwise have to travel to Monroe's campuses in either the Bronx or New Rochelle to attend classes," said Evan Jerome, Vice President of Admissions at Monroe College. "However, we recognize now that there is a great unmet need in this richly diverse community for a graduate school of our caliber, and we are delighted to take a more prominent role here to provide those educational opportunities."

There will be an open house held on Saturday, November 16, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Queens Extension Site for interested students who would like to learn more about the King Graduate School and the masters degree programs available. All are welcome to attend.

Monroe College's Queens Extension Site is located at 135-16 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing. The building is situated one block away from the downtown area's extensive public transportation hub at Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue, affording easy access to the #7 Flushing subway line, LIRR, and MTA bus routes. Complimentary parking is provided for students one block away on Prince Street.

For additional information about the Queens Extension Site, including admissions and enrollment details, please contact the Admissions Office at 914-740-6614.

ABOUT MONROE COLLEGE

Founded in 1933, New York-based Monroe College is a nationally ranked private institution of higher learning with a student-centric learning approach that prioritizes hands-on academic experiences, practical and relevant academic programs, flexible learning schedules, best-in-class instructional technologies, and committed and engaged faculty to ensure that students are well positioned for career success upon graduation.

Monroe College offers Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs to students from campuses in the Bronx, New Rochelle, as well as in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia, with programs offered through its Schools of Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Nursing, Education, Business & Accounting, Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, and Allied Health Professionals, as well as through its liberal arts and continuing education programs, and its King Graduate School. The institution was listed in the fall of 2013 by U.S. News & World Report as the most affordable private college in New York State. For more information and admissions criteria, please visit http://www.monroecollege.edu.

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