Bronx, NY, March 07, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that it will be expanding its course offerings to encompass a variety of interests at its Queens Extension site in Flushing for the Spring semester. In addition to its MBA courses, Monroe will be offering ESL courses for members of the Flushing community and an ATI TEAS test preparation course for those interested in the nursing field.
The ESL courses are designed to equip non-native speakers and business professionals with essential English reading, writing, and conversational skills. There is a three-week course available to accommodate the schedules of working professionals, as well as a 12-week course for those seeking more intensive instruction. Separately, the ATI TEAS test prep course is a 6-week program that will help prepare aspiring nurses for the standardized ATI TEAS test – the Test of Essential Academic Skills.
Monroe College’s King Graduate School in Flushing will also continue offering a selection of graduate courses within the Master’s of Business Administration (MBA), Master’s of Criminal Justice (MSCJ) and Master’s of Public Health (MPH) programs.
For additional information, and to register for course enrollment, please contact the Admissions Office at 914-740-6614.
“The courses we offer at our Queens Extension site provide a great educational opportunity not only for graduate students, but also for other members of Flushing’s diverse community,” said Evan Jerome, Vice President of Admissions at Monroe College. “Our presence in Flushing has allowed us to broaden our mission and scope of offerings to meet the specific needs and interests of this community, including business owners and workers who could use some extra assistance with strengthening their English language skills.”
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.
About Monroe College
Founded in 1933, New York-based Monroe College is a nationally ranked private institution of higher learning with a real world 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 graduates more minority students than any other college in New York State.
Monroe College offers Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs. It has 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 Professions, as well as through its liberal arts and continuing education programs, and its King Graduate School. For more information and admissions criteria, please visit http://www.monroecollege.edu