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Lawrence Tech starts fall semester classes Aug. 27

Release Date: August 14, 2008

Southfield, Mich. - Lawrence Technological University is inaugurating several new degree programs when classes begin for the fall semester on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Special On-the-spot Admissions days will be held from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12, and Tuesday, Aug. 19. These events include accelerated evaluation of transfer credits and the waiver of application fees.

Orientation and registration for new students is Wednesday, Aug. 20, 4-7:30 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. New students who can't make it to orientation or have questions should call 800-CALL-LTU, ext. 1.

Lawrence Tech's College of Arts and Sciences is inaugurating a minor and a certificate in television and video production. The program, which is designed around one-on-one mentoring and internship opportunities, will provide students with the technical, creative and ethical foundation needed for a career as a media specialist.

The College of Management at Lawrence Tech has added a dual degree program for an MBA and a master's degree in global leadership and management. This unique degree combines the skill development of a specialty degree in global leadership with the rigorous  course work of a traditional MBA degree. It is designed to prepare managers in global organizations for senior executive positions by broadening and deepening their knowledge of diverse societies in the global economy.

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers over 80 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.