McKendree University to Offer Business Degree Classes in Shepherdsville

(SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky., October 6, 2015) - McKendree University will offer courses toward a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Bullitt Central High School College and Career Center in Shepherdsville, starting in January 2016.

“McKendree University is known for high quality education and premier customer service. We are excited to provide Bullitt County residents with the opportunity to take classes and earn their degree close to home,” said Christian Blome, executive director of the university’s Kentucky campuses. “We offer a flexible and affordable opportunity for adults who want to pursue their degree at night without giving up their day jobs. With classes running every month, students can start classes when it works for their schedule.”

Students can complete a course in one month, three days a week. Classes will begin on January 4, 2016, and meet on Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday from 6 to 9:40 p.m. The Friday and Saturday classes are held online.

Courses to be offered in January are Principles of Financial Accounting and Religions of the World. Participating students earn three college credit hours upon successful completion of either course. Tuition is $360 per credit hour. Scholarships and financial aid are available to students who qualify. For additional flexibility, a student can register and start taking classes at the beginning of any month throughout the year, rather than waiting until the beginning of a semester.

Founded in 1828 in Lebanon, Ill., McKendree University is a private, non-profit institution. McKendree has served adults students in the Louisville and Radcliff communities for over 40 years. As enrollment has grown, its classes and programs have evolved in response to students’ needs and current trends in higher education.