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Post University

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Post University
Post University.svg
Motto "Student Focused, Career Driven"
Type For-Profit University
Established 1890
President Dr. Donald W. Mroz
Students 7,317
Location Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Colors green & white          
Mascot "Swoop" The Eagle
Website http://www.post.edu

Post University is a for-profit university located in Waterbury, Connecticut. Post University was established in 1890. Prior to May 1990, it was known as Post College. It was affiliated with Teikyo University in Tokyo, Japan from 1990 to 2004, and during that time it was named Teikyo Post University. The university offers day, evening, and online courses, and has three satellite centers in Meriden, Danbury, and Wallingford.

Administration

The organization is a private for-profit school; since 2004, it has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Post Education, Inc., a Delaware C corporation.[1] Andrew Hertzmark is the current chairman and CEO.[1]

Accreditation

Post University is accredited by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Majors offered

Post offers bachelor's degrees in accounting, business administration, biology, criminal justice, computer information systems, environmental science, equine management, finance, early childhood education, legal studies (paralegal), management, human services, psychology, and sociology, as well as an MBA in Corporate Innovation or Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Finance, Leadership, and a Master of Science in Human Services. They also offer Master of Education in Instructional Design & Technology, Higher Education Administration, and Teaching & Learning. Post University has distinguished itself with its programs in equine management, accounting, business administration/management, education, human services, and legal studies.

Athletics

Official athletics logo.

Post University, known athletically as the Eagles, is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II, primarily competing in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, sprint football, tennis, and track and field; while women's sports include basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Sources: Google Maps, The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Wikipedia, Yahoo! Answers

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