Increase graduate students by 450 in the next eight years to enhance the professional education spectrum

  • Consultant is engaged and the 6-8 year implementation plan is in progress to develop nine new MS degrees and one new doctorate.
  • New M.S. programs in School of Architecture (see Invest in Academic Strengths section)
  • New program development e.g., Real Estate Development, Interior Architecture, Trauma Psychology and Counseling proposed
  • Graduate enrollment up over 20% in last two years, with increase in full-time MBA enrollment at 50 percent

Increase Continuing and Professional Students

Program development

  • Distance education accelerated midwifery option
  • Midwifery 1st surgical assist and pharmacology program
  • Homeland security offering

Introduce new programs

  • M.S. in Sustainable Design launched (45 students by second year)
  • M.S. in Construction Management launched (18 students in first year)
  • M.S. in Interior Architecture proposed


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