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Earning an MBA from the University of Illinois in Peoria U of I diploma

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, an MBA from the University of Illinois can help you realize that goal.  Students learn how to design strategic business plans, manage conflict, implement innovative projects, and lead team members to accomplish business objectives. Call or email us to receive information on the tremendous value of earning a University of Illinois MBA in Peoria -  309.999.4847

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Programs at the Peoria Center

If you are a working professional who wants to earn a college degree or MBA, the University of Illinois Peoria Center is a tremendous value.  With courses in auditing, economic history, strategic management, negotiations, and many other accounting and business administration classes, our upper division courses are academically challenging and pertinent to today’s business environment.  If you want to earn a University of Illinois MBA or complete a bachelors degree in business or accountancy, we are currently accepting applications for the Summer and Fall semesters.  To apply online for the MBA program, click on  ”Graduate Student Application“ and create a logon and password (each must contain exactly six letters and numbers).   To apply online for undergraduate accountancy or business administration programs, click on   ”Undergraduate Transfer Student“  and create a logon and password (each must contain exactly six characters that includes one number).  To guide you through the transfer admissions process and financial aid, please call for an advising appointment at the Peoria Center (309.999.4847).

Earning a University of Illinois degree in accounting or business administration can be the most important decision you make!  The College of Business and Management offers dynamic, rigorous classes in accounting, business administration and an MBA program in Peoria.  Students who have completed general education and business foundation coursework can apply to earn a University of Illinois degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

The University of Illinois MBA is offered at the Peoria Center campus in an accelerated weekend format (Friday evening and Saturday).  The business faculty describe business theories and models to engage students in discussion of current business practices and  application.

In addition to an MBA, students can earn graduate certificates in a variety of programs.  The newest certificate is Business Intelligence that will expand a student’s knowledge of emerging technologies and their business applications.

Additionally, Illinois Veterans’ Grant, Post 9-11, and National Guard scholarships are honored at the University of Illinois Peoria Center – contact us today or visit our Veterans Education Services web site.

Just as Peoria is an All American City 2013, the University of Illinois is proud to be in Peoria and offer degree completion and MBA programs in this outstanding city.

The Peoria Center is a proud sponsor of the PeoriaPromise.  This important program provides residents of Peoria the opportunity to earn an associate degree.

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The education you need today…to lead your business tomorrow!

For more information, contact us:

University of Illinois Peoria Center is located in the Perley Building at
115 S.W. Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61635

Or call us at:  309/999-4847

Dr. Joyce Shotick
Director of the Peoria Center
Phone:  309/999-4250

Dr. Ranjan Karri
Director of MBA Programs
Phone:  217/206-7917

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