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Independent Learning

Take what you learn in the classroom and apply your knowledge in an independent setting.

Students can experience independent learning through a variety of offerings: Work with a professor on a research project, be mentored by a business professional through an internship, or travel abroad and experience a new culture which may also include working for an international business.  

  • Work with faculty member on their research interests or explore research that you are passionate about. There are several avenues to pursue independent research.  Read here about projects our students have worked on: Research
  • Work off site at an internship in which your classroom knowledge is applied in an everyday work setting. Graduate with real world experience. Read profiles of recent interns
  • Take a semester abroad and immerse yourself in a different culture. Understand the similarities and differences in how the world operates. Read stories of our students who studied abroad.
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