MBA Open House September 19

Are you looking to secure your future, move up, move ahead?   An MBA from the University of Indianapolis can help you achieve your goals.


Please be our guest and learn more about the MBA program at the University of Indianapolis open house, September 19, 2009 - Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Esch Hall, Room 104. 

There will be a presentation by Chitrak Banerjee, Program Manager of Graduate Business Programs. This presentation will give you the information you need in making a decision to begin a MBA program.

We offer a choice of evening on-campus classes, a Saturday Executive MBA, an international business travel study option and convenient northside locations to attend the program.


If you would like to learn more about the program, rsvp for an open house, request an informational packet or inquire about the application process, please contact myself, Melissa Newman via email or call 317-788-6206.


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Education for Service: Tanzania 2009

Children in Tanzania
In December 2009, ten Doctor of Physical Therapy students and two faculty members (Renee VanVeld and Stacie Fruth) from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis will be participating in a service-learning trip to provide medical and educational services to the underserved population of Pommern, Tanzania. The goal is for the participating DPT students to return to the U. S. with a renewed enthusiasm for service, increased creativity for solving problems with few resources, a heightened appreciation for cultural differences, and a newfound appreciation for medical resources in the U. S.

The 2009 trip to Tanzania will incorporate a formal qualitative research study involving students on campus as well as those traveling abroad. DPT students traveling to Africa will apply skills learned in the classroom when they are performing physical therapy services including the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary and cardiopulmonary conditions. In addition, students will assist in the rudimentary medical clinic with conditions including malaria, tooth extractions and intestinal worms. Students will conduct well-baby clinics for mothers who travel great distances in order to have their children weighed and vaccinated in order to reverse striking national statistics of infant mortality and malnutrition. Students will also have the opportunity to teach in a local school, assist with local construction projects and participate in cultural sharing.

A qualitative research study is being conducted on the students who are traveling to Tanzania to determine what changes may occur with regards to cultural understanding and appreciation, the level of interest in international service, resource management and personal struggles encountered. Data for the study will be gathered one month before departure, immediately upon returning, six months and one year post trip by students in the Class of 2012 by means of interviews and journal reviews. The students collecting the data will then be studied to determine whether or not participation in the study increases a desire to participate in future studies in international health.

Participating in this project will catapult theses students into a journey focused on international health. KSPT students participating in this experience will take away in experience more than they could ever give to the people of Tanzania. According to Assistant Professor and trip organizer Stacie Fruth, "myself and others I know who have been on similar trips know that, upon returning home, you definitely feel like you received far more than you gave. I guess I can't say that's my goal for these students, but I do hope it happens."

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Networking Event - UINDY MBA Alumni & Current MBA Students

UINDY MBA Alumni & MBA Current Student Networking Event

Saturday morning, October 3, 2009.

The event will be held in Schwitzer Hall/University of Indianapolis, Trustee's Room at 1400 E. Hanna Avenue from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

There will be a breakfast buffet and brief introduction.  MBA Alum's and MBA current students will have the opportunity to meet each other and exchange business cards with a table networking event.

Please bring business cards to this event to exchange!

RSVP to Melissa Newman, or call 317-788-6206 to leave a message.

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MBA Open House Dates

The University of Indianapolis MBA Program will be having open houses on the following dates:

September 19, October 24, November 14 and December 12
The time is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The location is Esch Hall, Room 104  1400 E. Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227

Please RSVP to Melissa Newman at or call 317-788-3340.

We offer classes on campus, in Fishers and Carmel!  Visit our website for MBA program information,

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What documents are most important when applying for the master's or doctoral program in psychology?

Unlike many schools that use a multiple regression form of application processing, the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis considers every document in the application dossier to be of equal importance.  While high GRE scores are a good indicator of the potential for success in a demanding graduate program such as ours, you will not be eliminated from consideration just because you did not score above 600.  Your undergraduate grade point average, especially grades received in psychology courses, can also help us determine your potential to succeed.  However, just because your gpa was not 4.0 does not mean you will be rejected.  We also look at what scholarly activities you have participated in and what types of volunteer or work-related activities you have that show your interest in the field of psychology.  Your letters of recommendation also tell the reviewers a lot about the kind of student you have been or how other professionals in the field view your potential.  And don't gloss over the importance of your personal statement.  A very well-written personal statement will reflect well on your past training and potential.  In short, every document in your application dossier is important and considered equally when the admission committee for the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis considers your application.
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GMAT Pretest Dates at the University of Indianapolis MBA Program

The following dates are upcoming scheduled GMAT pretest dates at the University of Indianapolis MBA program,  September 19, October 24, November 14 and December 12, 2009.  

You must register for the pretest at  The test begins at 10 a.m. and will end approx 12:30 p.m.  The location is University of Indianapolis, Esch Hall, Room 004, 1400 E. Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

If you have any questions or would like information on the UINDY MBA program, please call Melissa Newman at 317-788-6206 or send an email to
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What computer facilities are available for psychology graduate students?

The School of Psychological Sciences is located in the recently renovated Good Hall.  Historic Good Hall houses a large computer lab that is available to all students.  Students may print documents free of charge in all computer labs.  Wireless technology is available in all buildings across the campus.  The School of Psychological Sciences provides a graduate study lounge in Good Hall equipped with computers and printers for psychology doctoral and master's students to use. 

In addition to Good Hall there are computer labs available in many other buildings on campus.  Both Mac and PC platforms are available in many of the computer labs. 

The Krannert Memorial Library also houses computer facilities and has copy machines and a media center that are available to students for a small fee.  The IT Help Desk personnel located in the Krannert Memorial Library building are available to help students with any technology questions.   
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MBA Open House August 5, Wednesday in Castleton

Please be our guest at our next UINDY MBA Open House on August 5, Wednesday at 6 p.m. 

The location is the Marriott Courtyard , 8670 Allisonville Road, Castleton.   The exit closest on 465 is the Allisonville exit.


There will be a presentation by Steve Tokar, Director of Graduate Business Programs. This presentation will give you the information you need in making a decision to begin a MBA program. There will also be MBA professors available to answer any questions you might have about our MBA program.


The University of Indianapolis offers a MBA program that is highly accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). We also have the honor of being accredited under the Baldrige Quality Standard of the ACBSP. Our MBA curriculum combines the latest business theory with the latest business practices in our foundational courses. MBA students are also offered optional majors in the areas of finance, organizational leadership, international business, marketing, technology management and global supply chain management. 


We offer a choice of evening on-campus classes, a Saturday Executive MBA, an international business travel study option and convenient northside locations to attend the program.


If you would like to learn more about the program, rsvp for an open house, request an informational packet or inquire about the application process, please contact myself, Melissa Newman via email or call 317-788-6206.


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Do you want to learn more about the Graduate Psychology Programs at the University of Indianapolis?

Here is your chance.  The School of Psychological Sciences will be hosting an open house/information session on Friday, September 4.  Anyone interested in learning more about obtaining a doctorate in clinical psychology (PsyD) or a master's degree in clinical psychology or mental health counseling should plan to attend.  The open house will give you the opportunity to talk to faculty, staff and current students about our graduate programs so you can make an informed decision when you choose a school to attend.  If you need more information or want to reserve a spot, please email Dr. Margie Keaton at

Open House/Information Session

Friday, September 4, 2009

8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Good Hall Recital Hall (Room 105)

Continental breakfast and registration at 8:00 a.m.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Dr. Margie Keaton at

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What mentoring system is in place for graduate psychology?

Once you have accepted an offer for admission to the doctoral psychology program or the psychology master's degree programs in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis you will be contacted by the Graduate Psychology Association (GPA) to be assigned a peer mentor to help you acclimate to your new environment.  The GPA is a student-run organization.  Current graduate students volunteer to mentor the new incoming students.  Your peer mentor can help you with many things, such as advising about 'good' apartments, finding your way around campus or Indy, forming study groups or just finding the best grad student relaxation spots around.  Your peer mentor will work with you as long as you want or need.  Of course, you will also be assigned a faculty advisor who can help you in any number of ways, personal or academic.   
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UINDY MBA students return from Europe

University of Indianapolis MBA students, recently returned from the annual MBA overseas trip. Trip leader was Dr Kathy Bohley. This year the students visited The Bank of England in London UK, the Paris Metro Authority, Paris, France and the University of Indianapolis campus in Athens Greece. Previous trips have included visits to Best Buy in Shanghai, China, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, IBM in Gurgaon, India, and the Ministry of Finance in Dubai, UAE. These trips focus on understanding the cross cultural diversity issues facing companies conducting business on a global scale. The trip and acompanying coursework fulfills an elective in our new International Business major. To learn more, contact us at 317-788-3340 or

MBA Students at the Eiffel tower








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Can I transfer credits from another school for the psychology masters or doctoral program?

Yes, you can!  Up to 15 hours of equivalent graduate coursework can be transferred for either the psychology doctoral program or the psychology master's programs.  Because of APA requirements the transferred courses must be equivalent to courses offered in the UIndy curriculum.  You must have attained a grade of B or better for the transfer credit to be considered.  Also, any transferred coursework must have been completed within the past 5 years.  You must petition for transfer credit and supply a detailed course syllabus and academic transcript.  There are specific deadlines that must be adhered to for your petition to be considered.  In certain limited situations more than 15 credit hours of transfer credit may be considered.  Please contact the Director of Graduate Programs at or the Director of Student Services at if you have specific questions.   
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How soon can I earn my doctorate in clinical psychology?

There are several options for completion of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at the University of Indianapolis.  Your unique circumstances will determine which program you choose.  The fastest route to the doctorate degree in clinical psychology and the minimum length of time allowed by state law licensing requirements is the 3 + 1 program.  This program gives you three years of coursework and one year of internship and is most popular with students entering the doctoral program with a master's degree in clinical psychology.  The 4 + 1 program is the most commonly selected program.  The 4 + 1 program allows you to complete a master's degree along with the doctorate, gives you time to complete your dissertation prior to going on internship and gives you the option to add extra practicum hours to your resume.  The master's degree, the completed dissertation and the extra practicum will give you a definite advantage when it comes to internship time.  There is also a 5 + 1 program for anyone who needs a less intense course load for completing their degree.  Once you begin your program you will have plenty of opportunity to discuss these options with your advisor. 

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University of Indianapolis MBA Announces New Certificate Program!

The University of Indianapolis MBA program has recently added International Business to the available certificates in the MBA program.

The International Business concentration includes courses in international business and marketing and travel.   A global business seminar offers students the opportunity to travel and study abroad. This seminar provides participants an opportunity to develop insight into the cultural, economical, and political environments of each country to be visited.

Other certificate areas include; Finance, Marketing, Global Supply Chain Management, Organizational Leadership and Technology Management.

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GMAT Pretest Dates at University of Indianapolis

Secure Your Future!  Earn a MBA at the University of Indianapolis!

We will be hosting a GMAT pretest on the upcoming dates of July 25, September 19 and October 24,2009.    The testing will be in Esch Hall , Room 4 and begin at 10:00 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

More information on how to register for the pretest can be found at

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When do I apply for a Graduate Psychology program?

If you are seeking a doctoral degree in psychology at the University of Indianapolis all application material must be submitted by January 10 to be considered for the fall class.

If you are interested in a psychology master's degree in clinical psychology or mental health counseling you must submit all application documentation by February 25 to be considered for the fall class. 

Late applications for either the doctoral degree in psychology or either of the psychology master's degrees will only be considered if there are spaces available in the class. 

You can learn more about what documents you will need to submit for the master's program or the doctoral program by visiting our website.
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Testing required!

Hate standardized tests?  Sorry, but there is no way out of the GRE requirement for admission to the School of Psychological Sciences doctoral or master's programs.  And you need to score well to be competitive with the majority of our applicants.
Took the GRE, but it was long ago?  Sorry, but if it was more that five years ago you will have to do it again. 
What score must I get?  If you scored below 500 on any part, you really need to do some more studying and try to improve your scores.  Our average scores for the incoming class of 2008 were 600 for the doctoral (PsyD) program and 520 for the psychology master's programs on the verbal, quantitative and psychology subject sections of the GRE.  You don't have to take the GRE Psychology Subject test, but scoring well can give you an advantage over someone who did not take the test or someone who did not do too well.  If you don't score well, it will not count against you, so just DO IT!
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Career Advisor in the School for Adult Learning

The School for Adult Learning (SAL) at the University of Indianapolis welcomes our newest staff member, Robbin Sally our Career Advisor.  Each day the news reports mention more layoffs and job cuts. SAL is dedicated to helping our adult students and providing them the best service.  Robbin Sally is available to help our students with every aspect of the job search not only as the student nears graduation, but also as they are working toward their degree.

Robbin counsels students in writing resumes and cover letters, determining areas for career exploration, and finding a job.  And, if students are interested in attending graduate school, Robbin has the information needed for this step.  Recently, our Career Advisor held a Job Networking session for students who may be searching for a job while attending school.  

The School for Adult Learning is a full-service office.  An Academic Advisor, our Career Advisor, our Financial Aid Advisor, and our administrative staff work evening hours to help our students when they come to campus for class.  SAL is dedicated to the success of our students, and we now have a Career Advisor to assist our adult students.

For more information about the Accelerated degree program for adults at the University of Indianapolis, contact us at or 317-788-3393.  We're here to help you succeed.
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How do I apply for Graduate Psychology programs?

Now that you know something about the University of                      
Indianapolis and the School of Psychological Sciences, I'm sure
you are wondering how to apply for the doctoral degree in clinical
psychology or a psychology master's degree.  It's very easy, but
there are deadlines to consider.  Applications for the doctoral
degree in clinical psychology (PsyD) must be postmarked by
January 10 and psychology master's degree applications must be
postmarked by February 25.  Here's what you need to do:
  1. Go to the SoPS website, complete the online application and pay the $55 application fee.  You will also submit your personal statement at this time.
  2. Ask three people to write letters of recommendation for you.  Be careful when you choose these people.  The idea here is to give us more insight into your potential to succeed in our programs.
  3. Contact each of your post-secondary schools to request an official transcript be sent to the University of Indianapolis, School of Psychological Sciences.
  4. Sign up and take the GRE General Test and the GRE Psychology Subject Test and send the scores to us.  The Psych Subject test is not required, but it can certainly help you!
  5. If you are an international student there are a few more things you must do.

That's all there is to it.  We will let you know as soon as we receive your application.  Still not sure?  Receive a viewbook by mail or email the Director of Student Services at or visit our website.
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SAL Graduation Celebration

The University of Indianapolis School for Adult Learning (SAL) celebrated with our graduates and their families on Saturday, May 2nd.   The SAL Faculty and Staff saluted our graduates as they completed this chapter in their life.  The morning started with nineteen of our SAL students being inducted into the Alpha Nu chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honorary Society for Adult Students.  Our Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter sponsor, Bob Burchfield, remarked of these inductees,  "these are the best of the best."

William R. Wash was recognized as the Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year for 2009 in the School for Adult Learning, as voted on by SAL students (along with departmental eligibility criteria). Bill teaches Management courses in SAL and is employed full-time at Harlan Laboratories, Inc.

Bryant Marian, a 2009 SAL graduate, shared his thoughts on what the School for Adult Learning has meant to him as he worked to finish his degree.  In less than two years, Bryant  completed his baccalaureate degree.

Our graduates shared their excitement in knowing their hard work and determination had paid off.  Many are going on to graduate school and several are moving into new positions. All are proud of what they have accomplished.

Contact the SAL office, 31 7-788-3393 or,  to learn more about our accelerated evening degree program for adults.  We can celebrate your graduation before you know it.
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