Graduate Admission's Fall 2011 Information Sessions - Physician Assistant Studies, MBA, TESOL

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ODU's Office of Graduate Admission is offering opportunities to prospective students to visit campus to learn about several graduate degree programs including the Physician Assistant Studies, MBA, and TESOL. The directors of these programs will be in attendance to respond to any questions from attendees. To register for any of these open houses (listed below), contact the Associate Director of Graduate Admission, Jill Westerfeld at (614) 251- 4725 or email at

Tuesday, September 6, 2011  

Physician Assistant Studies (Master of Science)
Location: ODU Main Campus- Griffin Student Center, Room 259
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Program Director: Dr. David Paulk
Background: Physician Assistant Studies students will receive an in-depth study of anatomy (including cadaver dissection in the PA Program building), genetics, pathophysiology, microbiology and clinical medicine including, but not limited to, internal medicine, physical diagnosis, family practice, surgery, emergency medicine, women’s health and pediatrics. Classroom instruction is reinforced through clinical experiences in various institutions and practices in the Columbus area, beginning the first semester.

Monday, September 12, 2011
MBA Location: ODU Main Campus- Griffin Student Center, Room 274
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Program Director: Assistant Professor Tony Emanuel
The MBA program is designed to offer students a comprehensive business education along with providing a look into ethical leadership and strategic agility.

Monday, October 3, 2011
TESOL (Master of Art)
Location: ODU Main Campus- Griffin Student Center, Room 274
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Program Director: Dr. Tim Micek
The Master of Arts in TESOL program prepares students to teach English to speakers of other languages.

ODU’s graduate programs are committed to academic excellence while creating an environment grounded in mutual trust, shared responsibility, and open communication. Programs are designed to help students and faculty function as interdependent learners who show responsibility for each others’ professional growth.

Classes are conducted by faculty members with an active interest in community involvement as well as academic credentials and professional experience in their respective fields. ODU graduate students engage in their academic work while remaining mindful of the positive influence their preparation will allow them to have on society. Graduates are equipped to assume positions of leadership in a wide variety of organizations, enterprises or other endeavors.