Boost Your Career with a Graduate Degree from the Brentwood Campus of Long Island University
Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
Long Island University
Brentwood, N.Y. – Even in a challenging economy, opportunities exist for great careers. A master’s degree in business, library science or education from the Brentwood Campus of Long Island University can position you to stand out from the competition.
The Brentwood Campus is conveniently located minutes from major highways in the heart of Long Island and offers evening and weekend classes that fit many work schedules. "The Brentwood Campus is ideal for people looking to give their current careers a boost or to change course with a new profession," said John Metcalfe, director of admissions.
Education degrees at the Brentwood Campus include the Master of Science in school counseling, mental health counseling, childhood education, early childhood education, special education and literacy. The Brentwood Campus also offers master’s degrees leading to dual certification in childhood education and literacy or childhood education and special education – credentials that expand employment potential. Graduates of the M.S. in mental health counseling program who have taken the appropriate electives can meet the academic requirements for school counselor certification with just one additional course, significantly increasing career opportunities.
The Brentwood Campus also is a regional leader in business education. The Campus offers the same AACSB International-accredited Master of Business Administration as Long Island University’s C.W. Post Campus, a degree ranked among the best in the country for the past three years by The Princeton Review. Accreditation by AACSB International signifies programs with the best professors, most comprehensive curricula and meaningful interaction between professors and students. Qualified applicants are eligible to receive a 25% tuition scholarship to the M.B.A. program.
The Brentwood Campus also offers most of the courses in Long Island University’s highly regarded Master of Science in Library and Information Science program. Accredited by the American Library Association, this degree program features a remarkably high rate of employment for graduates in a wide variety of setting, including school and public libraries as well as corporate, medical, educational and legal libraries.
A graduate education is a major investment, but the Brentwood Campus offers a variety of scholarships to help students meet their educational expenses. They include:
The St. Joseph’s Grant – A one-third tuition discount for baccalaureate graduates of St. Joseph’s College.
Credit Bank Scholarship – A sliding-scale award based on grades in previous bachelor’s or master’s degrees, ranging from two to eight free credits.
Brentwood Alumni Scholarship – A one-third tuition discount for students who have previously earned a degree from the Brentwood Campus.
Brentwood Campus students may also benefit from the New York State Tuition Assistance Program and the federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.
The Brentwood Campus is located at 100 Second Avenue in Brentwood. For more information on degree programs and financial aid at the Brentwood Campus, contact the Campus Admissions Office at (631) 273-5112 or visit www.liu.edu/brentwood.
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