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Metropolitan State College of Denver and Fort Hays State University establish cooperative MBA agreement

Contact: Tim Carroll, Office 303-556-5136, Cell 303-870-7705

Posted: April 30, 2010

WHAT: Signing ceremony to launch fast-track graduate admission partnership between Metropolitan State College of Denver and Fort Hays State University (FHSU). Metro State students will now have easier access and options for pursuing their MBA online or on campus in Hays, Kan. to achieve automatic fast-track admission, students must meet a criterion that combines their G.P.A. and GMAT scores. The program will provide a smooth and affordable transition from a BS to an MBA, with a tuition reimbursement option available for teaching in China.

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WHY: The fast-track admission arrangement will make it easier for Metro State business grads to be admitted to FHSU’s master of business administration program. Eligible students will only need to submit documentation as requested for admission purposes. With FHSU’s nearly 25,000 alumni in Colorado’s Front Range and its close proximity to Colorado, this agreement makes sense for both schools.

WHEN: Monday, May 3, 2010 • 1:30p.m.

WHO: Stephen M. Jordan, Ph.D., president of Metro State and Edward H. Hammond, Ph.D., president of FHSU will make brief remarks and sign the cooperative agreement.

WHERE: St. Cajetan’s Center, Auraria Campus (900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204)
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About Metropolitan State College of Denver

With more than 23,000 students, Metro State is Colorado’s leader in educating undergraduate Coloradans, and is one of the largest four-year public colleges in the nation. The College enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 66,000 alumni, with the bulk of them remaining in Colorado after graduation.