As the premier private university in the area, we are proud that we are growing along with the community
Bakersfield, California (PRWEB)
July 27, 2017
The University of La Verne will expand its commitment to Kern County this fall by relocating its Bakersfield regional campus to a new, larger space and launching several new academic programs tailored to meet the area’s educational and professional needs.
The new state-of-the-art campus at 10800 Stockdale Highway sits in one of the city’s most vibrant areas. It is central to where students live and work and is surrounded by lively dining, retail, and entertainment space. Classes there will begin with the start of the fall term in September, and an open house is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 12.
The opening coincides with the unveiling of three new bachelor’s degree programs in psychology, information technology, and criminal justice, as well as a master’s degree program in school psychology. These new programs complement the campus’ current expansive offerings in the areas of education and business.
“This is a great time to live, work, and study in Bakersfield,” University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman said. “The city’s population is booming and the region’s economy is transforming. As the premier private university in the area, we are proud that we are growing along with the community and creating opportunities for students to achieve their educational goals.”
The University of La Verne first opened a regional campus in Bakersfield in 1999, and has since grown to offer nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate degree programs there. The campus offers accelerated programs and flexible class schedules available in the evening, on weekends, and online to assist students who have work and family…