MRU continuing studies sees registration spike during AB downturn

August 18, 2016

Mount Royal University has seen increasing student enrolments during Alberta’s economic downturn, particularly in its contuing studies program, reports AM 770. MRU Director of Marketing with the Faculty of Continuing Education Jenelle Peterson explains that much of the demand is coming from people looking to gain credentials so they can pursue opportunities in in-demand fields. She adds that the increase has been seen most in programs such as community health and child and youth studies. Overall, MRU”s Faculty of Continuing Studies has seen a 20% increase in applicants for six-month and one-year programs. AM 770