EXCEL to begin offering a marketing degree this fall

Program to be offered in Huntington and Columbia City
FOR RELEASE
2011-04-13
Dr. Rick Upchurch, Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind.— Beginning this fall, the EXCEL Adult Degree Programs at Huntington University will offer a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing.

The new degree program will be available at EXCEL’s onsite campuses in Huntington and Columbia City. Using existing EXCEL business courses as a foundation, the program will include several courses unique to the marketing major, including advertising and salesmanship, digital marketing, public relations and social media, market research, and graphic design for marketing.

“EXCEL’s new marketing major responds to a growing need within our area to use contemporary methods in reaching an audience,” said Dr. Rick Upchurch, director of the EXCEL Adult Degree Programs. “Those completing the degree will be uniquely equipped to dynamically lead the marketing efforts at their organizations.”

Classes are enrolling now. For more information, call 800-600-4888 or visit www.huntington.edu/EXCEL.

EXCEL offers online and evening classes tailored to the schedule of working adults. Onsite classes are held one night per week, one subject at a time in Huntington, Columbia City and Wabash, Ind. Classes last five to eight weeks and lead to an associate degree in organizational management or Christian ministry. Bachelor’s degrees in accounting, business administration, human resource management, not-for-profit leadership or nursing (RN to BSN) are also available in this adult-friendly format.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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