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UNM OFFERS MBA PROGRAMS FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS

February 21, 2006

Free Information Sessions Scheduled for March in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Alamos, Santa Fe

(Albuquerque, NM) UNM’s Anderson Schools of Management will host free information sessions for prospective students interested in the Executive MBA (EMBA) and new Professional MBA (PMBA) Programs. Those seriously considering either program are also invited to attend one of two free Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) prep workshops, also in March.

The Executive MBA, in existence for more than 30 years, is a 24-month, on-campus weekend program for those with at least three years of significant work experience. The program begins once each year, with orientation weekend scheduled for June 23-24, 2006.

The new Professional MBA is a 28-month, off-campus evening program for those with at least one full year of meaningful work experience. The inaugural PMBA class will be offered on-site at Intel Corporation and is ideal for those living on the West Side. Orientation weekend will be held September 8-9, 2006.

WHAT: Rio Rancho Open House for EMBA and PMBA
WHEN: Wednesday, March 1, from 6:00 to 8:00pm
WHERE: Presbyterian Rio Rancho Emergency Center, 4100 High Resort Blvd.

WHAT: Los Alamos Open House for EMBA and PMBA
WHEN: Thursday, March 2, from 3:00 to 5:00pm
WHERE: Trinity Beverage Company, 2201 Trinity Drive

WHAT: Santa Fe Open House for EMBA and PMBA
WHEN: Friday, March 3, from 8:00 to 10:00am
WHERE: Hilton Santa Fe, 100 Sandoval Street

WHAT: Rio Rancho Open House for EMBA and PMBA
WHEN: Tuesday, March 7, from 7:30 to 9:30am
WHERE: Presbyterian Rio Rancho Emergency Center, 4100 High Resort Blvd.

WHAT: Albuquerque GMAT Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, from 9:00am to noon
WHERE: Anderson Schools of Management, 1924 Las Lomas NE

WHAT: Rio Rancho GMAT Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, March 18, from 2:00 to 5:00pm
WHERE: Presbyterian Rio Rancho Emergency Center, 4100 High Resort Blvd.

WHAT: Albuquerque Open House for EMBA and PMBA
WHEN: Saturday, March 25 from 10:00am to noon
WHERE: Anderson Schools of Management, UNM Main Campus

Both the Open Houses and the GMAT workshops are free and open to the public. To reserve a seat at either event, or to request EMBA and PMBA program brochures, contact the Management Development Center at (505) 277-2525 or by email at byrd@mgt.unm.edu.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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