Colleges of Distinction Endorses McKendree Professional Programs

(LEBANON, Ill., July 26, 2017) — For years students across the country have turned to Colleges of Distinction to help find the best-fit school for them. Part of what makes Colleges of Distinction unique is how it evaluates schools based on their ability to provide a high-quality student experience, as well as a thorough liberal arts education.

Already recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, McKendree University has been honored further for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business, education and nursing. Its well-rounded approach to critical thinking and career development prepares students to take on the postgraduate world.

“We are ecstatic to celebrate McKendree University for its exceptional commitment to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, chief operating officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Building upon its extensive liberal arts curriculum, as well as its impressive engagement of high-impact practices, McKendree University continues to stand out through its stance as a leader in professional education.”

Colleges of Distinction granted the awards after a comprehensive vetting process, selecting schools based on such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program, and a record of success.

The fast-paced modern business world requires effective communication and innovative strategies. McKendree’s programs in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, entrepreneurship, human resource management, management, marketing, and sport management keep future business leaders ahead of the curve and ready to grow with the industry.

The university’s future educators are bolstered by an enriching liberal arts perspective, allowing them to be empathetic, creative and efficient mentors for their students. McKendree undergraduate education programs include elementary and special-elementary dual; middle and secondary school mathematics, science, social science, and English-language arts; K-12 art, music and physical education; and educational studies.

The online RN-to-BSN undergraduate nursing program at McKendree University offers a well-rounded perspective and enables its students to take calculated action, even in high-pressure situations.

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