Graduate School

Online MBA in Management Information Systems named among best in nation

News Date: 
Wed. 11/05/2014

One of the nation’s leading websites in higher education rankings has named Friends University’s online Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems among the top in the United States. 

Thebestschools.org listed Friends University’s program at number 14. The University sits among good company with the University of Colorado and the University of Maryland. 

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316-295-5713

Seminar series to focus on project management strategies

News Date: 
Fri. 11/14/2014

Done well, project management drives production, increases employee confidence and helps businesses thrive. Poorly executed project management can corrupt employee morale, cause uncertainty and adversely affect an entire business.

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316-295-5300

Master of Health Care Leadership ranked among top online health care degrees in nation

News Date: 
Tue. 08/12/2014

Taking full advantage of the employment boom in the health care industry, Friends University’s online Master of Health Care Leadership program sits among the top programs in the country, according to a recent assessment by BestColleges.com

At number 14, Friends University is the only college or university listed in the state of Kansas. And it’s in good company with academic powerhouses such as George Washington University, Penn State and Seton Hall University. 

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Graduate-level workshops to offer glimpse of ministry program

News Date: 
Fri. 05/09/2014

Students on the career path to Christian ministry will have the opportunity this summer to take several convenient graduate-level weekend workshops.

The workshops are offered and open to all those interested in furthering their education in Christian ministry, but might prove to be particularly helpful to those considering graduate-level education in the field.

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Graduate School
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316-295-5516
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educationworkshops@friends.edu

Friends University Hires New Graduate School Dean

News Date: 
Thu. 02/07/2013

Friends University’s new Graduate School dean plans to spend much of his early days with his ear to the ground.

“During my interview, I was asked about the first 100 days as the dean, and my response was to conduct a listening tour,” said Dr. David Hofmeister. “Consequently, I will start in July with questions in hand to get to know the very important people I serve and with whom I work.”

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Friends University Honored with City and County Proclamations

News Date: 
Fri. 06/08/2012

The city of Wichita and Sedgwick County celebrated the University’s history and dedication to graduate education by proclaiming April 2012 as Friends University Graduate Education Month.

Friends University’s Graduate School has instilled knowledge and integrity in future business and community leaders for 25 years. Dr. Evelyn Hume, dean of the Graduate School, accepted the proclamation honors at council meetings from Carl Brewer, mayor of the city of Wichita, and Tim Norton, chairman of the Sedgwick County Commissioners.

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Organization Development Degree Combines Online Courses with Residencies

News Date: 
Tue. 05/08/2012

In an increasingly networked world, Friends University is extending another of its academic programs to an online format.

The Master of Science in Organization Development degree will be offered in a hybrid format, combining online classes with on-site residencies. During the two-year program, students will be required to attend two one-week residencies in Wichita and one international residency, with the rest of the course work completed online. 

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316-295-5713

Celebrating 25 Years of Graduate Education

News Date: 
Tue. 01/03/2012

From its modest beginnings of just 41 students and two programs, the Friends University Graduate School has bloomed into a booming academic enterprise with more than 700 students in 12 master’s degree programs.

As a pioneer in meeting the needs of adult learners, Friends University began offering its Master of Science in Family Therapy and Master of Science in Management in 1986. The University’s unique cohort format allows professional adults to meet once a week for 18-months to two years and earn graduate degrees, while still maintaining career and family obligations.

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Graduate School
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316-295-5685

Health Care Leadership Director Wins Health Care Educator Hero Award

News Date: 
Thu. 11/04/2010

Dr. Robert Harvey, director of the Friends University Master of Health Care Leadership (MHCL) program, won a Health Care Educators award given by the Wichita Business Journal as part of its first Health Care Heroes awards. The Wichita Business Journal created the awards to celebrate and recognize the hard work and dedication individuals and organizations provide in the health-care industry. Winners were chosen from about 70 nominees from letters of support written by Wichita-area people.

Master in Health Care Leadership Partners with Newton Medical Center

News Date: 
Wed. 08/25/2010

Friends University and Newton Medical Center have announced the establishment of a partnership to benefit students working in the health care industry. Beginning in early 2011, students will be able to complete courses in a hospital setting for the Master of Health Care Leadership (MHCL) program.

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316-295-5300
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learn@friends.edu