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Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce and Husson University Sign MBA Incentive Agreement



Published on: April 4, 2019
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BANGOR, MAINE - Husson announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce to provide all of the employees of their member organizations, who enroll in any of the University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, with a 10 percent tuition discount.

“Working professionals in the greater Bangor area are interested in obtaining the advanced knowledge available in our MBA programs in order to make their organizations more successful,” said Melissa Rosenberg, director of graduate admissions at Husson University. “Working with the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce has provided us with the opportunity to extend higher education services to these professionals at a special discounted rate.”

The 10 percent reduction in tuition costs applies to all of Husson University’s MBA programs. These include the traditional Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a general/corporate focus and Husson MBA programs with concentrations in biotechnology and innovation, data analytics, healthcare management, hospitality management, organizational management and risk management.

Those who follow the admissions procedures to become graduate students at Husson University will also receive a $50 application fee waiver.

“Reaching your goals in business today means you have to make a commitment to lifelong learning,” said Deb Neuman, president and chief executive officer of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber is grateful to Husson for offering this discount on behalf of our members. We hope everyone in the local business community will take this opportunity to invest in themselves.” 

“Organizations’ most valuable assets are their people,” continued Neuman. “An investment in workforce development by employers through Husson’s MBA program will strengthen the balance sheets of area companies and the economy of our region.”

Any employees of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce membership who have completed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited institution, are eligible to enroll in Husson’s MBA program. This includes individuals who have completed bachelor’s degrees in disciplines other than business. To assist these students, Husson will offer a leveling course or courses that can be taken online. This will provide these students with the background business education they’ll need to successfully complete their MBA studies.

In addition, any Chamber members’ employees who have completed some graduate coursework, are welcome to apply for transfer credit. Individuals interested in applying transfer credits to their MBA program should contact Husson University Graduate Admissions by calling them at (207) 404-5661 or emailing them at graduateschool@husson.edu. They are also more than happy to answer any other questions individuals may have about this program and the admissions process.

“Choosing to enroll in the MBA program at Husson University is a smart choice,” said Dr. Marie Hansen, JD, SHRM-SCP, dean of the College of Business. “Husson University is Maine’s largest College of Business. With over a century of experience in business education, we can provide students with the knowledge they need to take their careers and their organizations to the next level.”   

For more than 120 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells, and Northern Maine, provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. According to a recent analysis by U.S. News & World Report, Husson University is the most affordable private college in New England. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit Husson.edu

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