Post University

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Post University
Post University.svg
Motto "Student Focused, Career Driven"
Established 1890
Type For-Profit University
President Dr. Donald W. Mroz
Students 7,317
Location Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Colors green & white          
Mascot "Swoop" The Eagle
Website http://www.post.edu

Post University is a proprietary university located in Waterbury, Connecticut. Post University was established in 1890. Prior to May 1990, it was known as Post College. It was affiliated with Teikyo University in Tokyo, Japan from 1990 to 2004, and during that time it was named Teikyo Post University. The university offers day, evening, and online courses, and has three satellite centers in Meriden, Danbury, and Wallingford.

Administration[edit]

The organization is currently a private for-profit school.[1] The President and CEO of Post University is currently Don Mroz, Ph.D. Post University is owned by Generation Partners located in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Accreditation[edit]

Post University is Accredited by the Department of Higher Education through the State of Connecticut as well as through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The state of Connecticut periodically reviews most study material and lessons in Post's online and offline programs to ensure their quality.

Majors offered[edit]

Post offers bachelor's degrees in accounting, business administration, biology, criminal justice, computer information systems, environmental science, equine management, finance, early childhood education, legal studies (paralegal), management, human services, psychology, and sociology, as well as an MBA in Corporate Innovation or Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Finance, Leadership, and a Master of Science in Human Services. They also offer Master of Education in Instructional Design & Technology, Higher Education Administration, and Teaching & Learning. Post University has distinguished itself with its programs in equine management, accounting, business administration/management, education, human services, and legal studies.[2]

Athletics[edit]

Post University, known athletically as the Eagles, is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II, primarily competing in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, sprint football, swimming, tennis, and track and field; while women's sports include basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New President Guides Post Into New Niche: Career Preparation, Republican-American, August 20, 2006.
  2. ^ http://www.post.edu/online/programs.shtml

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°32′07″N 73°04′46″W / 41.5352°N 73.0795°W / 41.5352; -73.0795