Minneapolis Business College
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|Minneapolis Business College|
Main entrance of Minneapolis Business College
|1711 West County Road B, Roseville, Minnesota 55113
|President||Mr. David Whitman|
|Accreditation||Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools|
|Programs||Business, Technology and Health Care|
Minneapolis Business College (MBC) is a small, for-profit career college located in Roseville, Minnesota, United States. It was founded in 1874 and moved to its current suburban location in 1983. It has nearby housing for students but over half of students come from the immediate Twin Cities area.
MBC awards diplomas and associate degrees. It states that it focuses on job placement for graduates and that financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Student body, admissions, and outcomes
According to Peterson's (http://www.petersons.com) and recent institutional publications, Minneapolis Business College has an undergraduate population of 267. Of 509 applicants, 439 (or 86%) were admitted. According to College Navigator, the most recent graduation rate is 83%.
Minneapolis Business College provides career-focused courses to high school graduates. MBC's programs generally offer hands-on learning opportunities that help prepare graduates to start working immediately. Some programs offer externships as well. Students can graduate in 8–12 months by earning a diploma. Associate degree programs can be completed in 16 months. MBC groups its ten major areas of study into three main categories: Business, Technology, and Health Care. These major areas are listed below.
- Administrative Assistant/Office Administration
- Legal Administration
- Paralegal Studies
- Travel and Hospitality Management
- Computer Programming
- Computer Specialist
- Network Management
- Graphic Design
- Medical Assisting
Minneapolis Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (http://www.acics.org) to award diplomas and associate degrees. The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, http://www.caahep.org).