Globe University/Minnesota School of Business
|Established||1877 in Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Students||Approx 10,000 (2009)|
|Location||Multiple campuses, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota, USA|
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business are for-profit schools providing specialized career training programs in business, medical, legal, information technology and creative media fields. They are located on campuses in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota, USA. They are nationally accredited by ACICS, a consortium of similar for-profit schools.
Degrees and diplomas
Globe University / Minnesota School of Business awards Master of Science in Management, Master of Business Administration, bachelor of science and associate in applied science degrees (Accounting, Architectural Drafting & Design, Business Administration, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Engineering Drafting & Design, Game and Application Development, Health Care Management, Health Fitness Specialist, Information Technology, Nursing, Paralegal, and Veterinary Technology); diplomas that require 9 to 15 months to complete (Accounting, Business Administrative Assistant, Digital Video & Media Production, Interactive Media and Graphic Design, Legal Administrative Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Medical Assistant); and a post-baccalaureate paralegal certificate.
Minnesota School of Business
Minnesota School of Business was founded in 1877 by Professor Alexander R. Archibald, previously of Dartmouth College. He and an assistant taught classes in bookkeeping, shorthand, English, and penmanship in a three-room school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For 12 years the school was called Archibald Business College. In 1890 the school was purchased by Charles T. Rickard and Grove A. Gruman and moved to larger facilities in the Jewelers’ Exchange Building in Minneapolis.
In 1929, the school was sold to the Correll and Kamprath families and was relocated to 24 South Seventh Street. In 1979 the School was moved again to the Chamber of Commerce Building in Minneapolis.
ITT Educational Services Inc. purchased the school in 1969. Terry L. Myhre purchased the school in January 1988. Today, the school is completely owned by the Terry L. Myhre family. There are now ten campus locations in Minnesota: Blaine; Brooklyn Center; Elk River; Lakeville; Moorhead; Plymouth; Richfield; Rochester; Shakopee and Waite Park (St. Cloud).
Globe University was founded in 1885 by Frank A. Maron, who was born and educated in Germany. An accomplished scholar, he received a thorough classical education in his native country. He realized a need for a practical educational alternative for young men and women. He made this type of education available by establishing Globe University in Minnesota. From its inception, the university stressed the teaching of business as it is practiced. The school provides individual attention and combines theory with practice in classes that stress practical applications. Graduates are ready for immediate employment in their chosen fields. In October 1972, Helmer Myhre and Terry Myhre purchased the college. In June 2007, it became Globe University. The school has nine campuses: Green Bay, Wisconsin; Eau Claire, Wisconsin; La Crosse, Wisconsin; Madison, Wisconsin; Middleton, Wisconsin; Wausau, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Woodbury, Minnesota.
Globe University / Minnesota School of Business locations in the Upper Midwest:
- The Richfield campus is located at 1401 West 76th Street in Richfield, Minnesota, a southern suburb of Minneapolis. It opened in 1993. This campus also handles Minnesota School of Business-Online.
- The Brooklyn Center campus is located at 5910 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, a northern suburb of Minneapolis. The branch opened in October 1989 and relocated to its present facility in July 1999.
- The Plymouth campus is located at 1455 County Road 101 North in Plymouth, Minnesota, a western suburb of Minneapolis. This branch opened in September 2002 and is located in the center of Plymouth Plaza.
- In October 2004 two other campus branches were opened: the Shakopee campus, located at 1200 Shakopee Town Square in Shakopee, Minnesota, a southwestern suburb of Minneapolis
- and the St. Cloud, Minnesota campus, which is located at 1201 2nd Street South in Waite Park, Minnesota.
- Another Minnesota School of Business campus was opened in May 2005 in Rochester, Minnesota, located at 2521 Pennington Drive North West.
- A Fargo/Moorhead campus opened in 2008 at 2777 34th Street South in Moorhead, Minnesota.
- The Blaine campus opened in 2007 at 3680 Pheasant Ridge Drive Northeast in Blaine, Minnesota, a northern suburb of Minneapolis.
- The Woodbury, Minnesota campus opened in July 2007 at 8089 Globe Drive in Woodbury, Minnesota, an eastern suburb of St. Paul.
- Globe opened additional campuses in Eau Claire, Wisconsin at 4955 Bullis Farm Road
- and in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at 5101 South Broadband Lane in 2008.
- The downtown Minneapolis site opened in the IDS building in 2008.
- The Elk River, Minnesota campus at 11500 193rd Ave. opened in April 2009
- The Middleton, Wisconsin, campus is at 1345 Deming Way, near Madison.
- The Madison, Wisconsin campus opened in August, 2009, and is located at 4901 Eastpark Boulevard, Madison, WI 53718.
- The Lakeville, Minnesota campus opened in August 2009, and is located at 16785 Juniper Path, 55044.
- The Wausau, Wisconsin campus opened in April 2010, and is located at 1480 County Road XX, Rothschild, WI 54474.
- The Green Bay, Wisconsin campus opened in July 2010, and is located at 2620 Development Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311.
- The Appleton, Wisconsin campus opened in October 2010, and is located at 5045 West Grande Market Drive, Grand Chute, WI 54913.
Minnesota School of Business and Globe University are part of the Globe Education Network, educational affiliates include:
- Broadview University
- The Institute for Production and Recording
- Duluth Business University
- Benchmark Learning
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology
- "ACICS Accredited Institutions – 05/07/08", Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, 7 May 2008
- Globe University/Minnesota School of Business Viewbook, volume 3, p. 2
- Globe University/Minnesota School of Business Viewbook, vol. 3, p. 2
- "Campus Locations", Globe University and Minnesota School of Business, accessed 3 August 2008