Globe University

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Accreditation: Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Organization Affiliation: Globe University – Appleton (GU-Appleton) is a member of the Globe Education Network (GEN). GEN consists of Globe University, Minnesota School of Business, Broadview University, Duluth Business University, Minnesota School of Cosmetology, The Institute of Production and Recording, and Benchmark Learning. These school systems work together through a consortium agreement (see Section 4 and Appendix I) to provide students with easy transferability of credits if relocating, increased options for course selection through online offerings, and a strong network support team.
School Schedule: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
School days in Calendar Year: 220
School Holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Community Service Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Classroom Size: Largest classroom seats 24 students
Financial Aid:

Globe University/Minnesota School of Business participates in the administration of most federal Title IV student financial aid programs including Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplement Education Opportunity Grants, Federal Stafford Subsidized/Unsubsidized Student Loans, and Federal Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students.

Percentage of Graduating Class: n/a, The campus opened in October 2010, the campus has yet to have a graduating cohort.
Disability Services:

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guarantee students with disabling conditions equal access to educational opportunities. All students with physical or mental disabling conditions seeking academic adjustments and/or other modifications because of a disabling condition are eligible to receive academic adjustments in the educational environment and for participating in programs, services, and activities offered by Globe Education Network member schools. Academic adjustments and/or modifications include, but are not limited to, auxiliary aids, changes in the length of time permitted for the completion of degree requirements, substitution of specific courses required for the completion of degree requirements, adaptation of the manner in which specific courses are conducted, and/or modification of school policies and procedures. Globe University/Minnesota School of Business is not required to make adjustments and/or modifications that are essential to the instruction being pursued or would fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program or activity, those that represent a personal service, or those that would result in a violation of accreditation or regulatory requirements.

Computer Capabilities:

Internet Connection Broadband (Cable or DSL) recommended, 56 Kbps minimum
Hardware Pentium PC or better, or a Macintosh computer with Intel architecture. Audio capability is recommended including speakers and a microphone.
Operating System Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 Operating Systems

Macintosh computers must have a Windows operating system installed or MAC OSX 10.5, MAC OSX10.6.
Software Microsoft Office Professional 2010, 2007, or 2003 (Office Professional 2010 or 2007 are highly recommended.)

Some online courses may require additional software to be purchased by the student.

Microsoft Works, WordPerfect, and WordPad are not compatible with Campus Connect.
Microsoft Office Professional 2010 is required for the following courses: CL111, CL131, CL256, DB211, and DB311.

QuickTime is a recommended plug-in.

Additional important software add-ons are available on the GU/MSB website.

We also recommend antivirus software. Firewall software and Norton Security software may cause issues when using Campus Connect. For more information, see our helpdesk link on computer protection at the GU/MSB website.
Browser Internet Explorer (IE8, IE9) or Firefox (3.6 or greater) are recommended.

There are compatibility issues with the AOL web browser. Note: IE6, IE7, Firefox 3.5, Safari (2.0, 3, or any version on windows) are not supported.
Email capabilities An email through the college email system is provided and required and details are included within the online orientation course.
Internet/Computer Access Students who do not own a computer must have consistent access multiple times per week to a computer that meets these minimum requirements.

Mission Statement:

We will demonstrate We Care by prepared career-focused, community-minded graduates for the global workforce.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Globe University/Minnesota School of Business recognizes the dynamics between personal and professional development. We therefore invest in our students by providing knowledge and skills to support their immediate employment goals and credentials and provide foundations for career opportunities. Furthermore, we acknowledge human resources as a central driver of business and prosperous communities. Education increases citizens’ quality of life and ability to contribute to these communities.

We subscribe to the principles of affirmative action and do not discriminate in admission or employment based on race, creed, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. In addition, the institution respects the dignity of each individual, as essential condition to the learning environment.

Programs and Services:

Programs of Study
Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
Business Administration
Business Management:
Agricultural Business
Hospitality Business
Human Resource Management
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Health Care Management

Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs
Accounting and Tax Specialist
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Management Accounting
Massage Therapy
Medical Administrative Assistant
Medical Assistant
Veterinary Technology

Diploma Programs
Business Administrative Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
Massage Therapy
Medical Administrative Assistant