June 6, 2011

Touro University Worldwide Debuts MBA with New Focus on Media in the Workplace

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "One of today's biggest management challenges is how to deal with the effects of media in the workplace and the economy. We are going to focus on it in our new WASC accredited online MBA program," announced Dr. Bernard Luskin, CEO and Senior Provost of Touro University Worldwide.

According to Dr. Gregory Zerovnik, MBA, Professor and Director of Business Programs, "Media has always had powerful commercial and personal effects. Today the so-called 'new' media are more influential than ever, living as we do in an 'always-on' world. That's why we have developed an MBA degree that focuses on understanding these effects and how to deal with them more effectively, both in terms of managing in the workplace and creating effective marketing programs in the world of

"Touro students gain the value of a solid professional education that develops their business expertise and fosters achievement through ethical practices couched in a four-decade tradition of academic excellence. The new online programs allow considerable control over the pace of individual student progress, with the ability to balance the demands of work and family while pursuing an advanced degree," Zerovnik explains.

Touro's online MBA consists of nine core courses, including one in Media Psychology, followed by three advanced courses in one of five concentration areas, topped off with a Capstone course that brings together all of the student's learning into a project based exercise. The five concentrations are Business Strategy, Finance, Management, Marketing and Communications & Media.

"There are only a few MBA programs in Business Strategy," notes Zerovnik, "and so far as we have been able to determine, Touro is unique in its ability to offer a concentration in Communications & Media."

Touro Worldwide's courses are each 3 units, accessible in 8-week terms. The next term will be Fall I, starting in August.

To enroll or request scholarship information, please call or email:
Matteo Indelicato, Program Advisor at [email protected], (818) 874-4118, or Heather Hoglund, Director of Enrollment Management at [email protected], (818) 874-4121.

Additional information is on the TUW website at: www.TouroW.edu.

Touro University Worldwide (TUW)
Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and presently offers online Masters' Degrees in Business (MBA), Organizational and Leadership Psychology, Media and Communications Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy. For program and enrollment information, visit: www.TouroW.edu.

About the Touro College and University System
Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide, are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.

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SOURCE Touro University Worldwide