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Arcadia University, Pennsylvania


Founded in 1853, Arcadia University is a Top-ranked university located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Pennsyluania. Consistently ranked as a Top Tier University in the Northern Region of the United States, it is highly regarded as a national leader in study abroad programs. Arcadia University resides on a beautiful campus distinguished by historic buildings, including Grey Towers Castle, a U.S. National Historic landmark officially recognized by the United States government for its historical significance.


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Currently serving more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students,

Arcadia University is home to more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of business administration, economics, computer science, mathematics, education, fine and performing arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. In 2009, The Open Doors report, an authoritative annual census conducted by the Institute of International Education ranks Arcadia University 1st in the nation for students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report 2010 ranks Arcadia University as a Tier 1 American University and among the Top 30 masters universities in the North. It is deemed as having one of the Top Study Abroad programs in America, and a Great School at a Great Price. Arcadia University offers an excellent combination of strengths - the diversity and academic options typical to a larger university in the context of a close-knit and supportive small college environment. Arcadias faculty, 89% of whom hold a doctorate or terminal degree in their field, strive to meet the individual needs of students. Annually, Arcadias College of Global Studies sends 3,000 students from colleges and universities around the country to 100 different study abroad programs at some of the finest universities across the globe. Through Arcadias nationally recognized Centre for Education Abroad, with more than 75 study abroad programs around the world, it is one of the largest campus-based international study programs in the United States with students studying in Australia, China, England, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Korea, Spain or Wales. Its innovative overseas programs contribute to the Universitys accolades as a leader in study abroad programs. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world.

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Rankings & AccoladesUS News & World Report Ranked among the Top 30 Best Masters Universities in the North - U.S. News & World Report 2010 Consistently cited as having one of the best study abroad programs in America, along with prestigious schools such as Duke, Columbia, New York University, Penn and Syracuse US News & World Report 2010 Placed among the Top 25 Masters Universities in the North - U.S. News & World Report 2009. Ranked 15th among the UniversitiesMasters category in Great School at a Great Price - U.S. News & World Report 2009 Ranked as a Top Up-and-Coming School U.S. News & World Report 2009 The Princeton Review Listed as one of the Best North-eastern Colleges - The Princeton Review 2007 edition. Placed in the top 10% of all higher education institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region Princeton Review Institute of International Education Ranked 1st in USA for the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad - Open Doors report 2008 & 2009, an authoritative annual census conducted by the Institute of International Education

NAFSA: Association of International Educators Awarded the prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization in recognition of Arcadia Universitys creation of an integrative learning environment infused with international and multicultural experiences

Barrons Recognized as a Best Buy in College Education for the 13th straight year Barrons

American Council on Education Recognized by the American Council on Education for promising practices in comprehensive internationalization in 2001, Arcadia is now a member of ACEs Internationalization Laboratory.

Accreditation & MembershipArcadia University is accredited by the

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the six regionalaccreditation agencies for higher education institutions recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)The ACBSP is the premier accrediting association for business schools and programs with a focus on teaching excellence. The association is focused on what occurs in the classroom while encouraging scholarly research. The ACBSP develops, promotes, and recognizes best practices that contribute to continuous improvement of business education and accredits qualified business programs. The undergraduate program of the Department of Business/Health Administration and Economics is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

With more than 100 programs around the world - and faculty commitment to bringing global perspectives into all facets of the curriculum, Arcadia turns the world into a classroom for all our students.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business InternationalIt is a member of the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and the Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration (MAACBA).

Arcadia President Jerry Greiner

Arcadia Introduces International M.B.A. Program in Singapore

GLENSIDE, Pa., Oct 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arcadia Universitys International M.B.A. now is offered in partnership with the Aventis School of Management in Singapore. The program successfully launched with its first cohort of 29 students, more than half of whom are senior managers and directors of multinational corporations such as Apple Inc., Honeywell, IBM, Panasonic, Hyatt International and Visa International. The intention to bring the Arcadia University International M.B.A. program into Singapore, the hub of South East Asia, aligns perfectly with our intentions to provide business owners, managers and other professionals with a high quality American M.B.A. program in their quest for personal development, career growth and increased managerial responsibilities. The integral aspect in establishing this collaboration was finding a reputable partner to maintain the quality and integrity of Arcadias global M.B.A., says Dr. Tony Muscia, Executive Director of the Arcadia University M.B.A. program.4 Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Aventis School of Management is a leading Graduate School which is an affiliated member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and European Council for Business Education (ECBE). Unlike most business schools which rely heavily on academic research, Aventiss rich industrial heritage sets it distinctively apart through its unwavering commitment towards delivering practical driven curriculum. Through its close collaboration with professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM UK); American Association for Financial Management (AAFM) and The Centre for Behavioral Sciences (CBS), Aventis qualifications are industry driven and recognized by professional bodies internationally.

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is an international membership organization, based in Brussels, Belgium. EFMD is recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education and has established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes. Aventis School of Management is one of 5 business schools in Singapore that is registered with European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

QS Top MBA Career Guide 2010 Aventis School of Management is listed as one of the leading Business Schools worldwide in the QS Top MBA Career Guide 2010. QS is the leading global career and education network for ambitious professionals looking to further both their personal and professional development by organizing international education events including the World MBA Tour and World Grad School Tour for universities, business schools and employers to meet.

The European Council for Business Education (ECBE)Aventis School of Management is also an institutional member of The European Council for Business Education. ECBE is a leading accreditation body based in Europe.

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Programme Objectives

Arcadia MBA

Arcadias M.B.A. is a leadership development program focused on enabling students to: Analyze emerging global trends affecting business today. Collaborate across borders to utilize resources successfully on a global basis to achieve organizational goals. Apply technology to improve areas such as management information, communication and productivity. Improve skills associated with data gathering, analysis and evaluation in order to devise and implement more effective strategic plans. Lead organizations in achieving their goals and objectives through effective delegating, team-building, and motivating practices. Integrate cultural awareness and diversity in implementing ethical decisions.


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The modules of my Arcadia IMBA course which I have completed i