March 15, 2017

EMU’s Graduate Open House on March 25 allows students to explore graduate school programs

University offers more than 200 diverse programs for recent college graduates, working professionals

YPSILANTI – Whether you are nearing graduation as an undergraduate student or working in a professional field, a graduate degree can be an important step to a new career or promotion. EMU is hosting an open house on Saturday, March 25 to welcome those interested in learning more about graduate degree options.

The event is free, open to the public, and will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Center Ballroom, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti, Mich. Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m.

Those attending are encouraged to come with questions and to check out the selection of 201 master’s, doctoral and certificate programs. EMU offers programs in a variety of disciplines, including science, art, business, technology and health and human services.

Attendees can expect to:

  • Have their first application fee waived.
  • Meet with faculty members from several programs.
  • Learn about graduate assistantships and doctoral fellowships.
  • Speak with representatives and receive information about the programs offered.

Eastern sets itself apart from other graduate schools with a 90-percent completion rate for its doctoral graduates—significantly higher than the 30-percent national rate for doctoral students.

The University also offers more than $4 million for graduate assistant positions, enabling students to work and earn income as they pursue their degrees.

Students will have the opportunity to attend a College of Business graduate program information session from 9 – 10 a.m. by registering here.

To register for the Graduate Open House, go to the open house homepage, or call the Graduate School at 734.487.0042. For more information about the Graduate School and its programs, go to the graduate school homepage.

Questions? You can email visit.emu@emich.edu or call 734-487-6453.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves 22,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

Contact Geoff Larcom, glarcom@emich.edu, 734.487.4401

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