Director of Communication and Public Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Calumet College of St. Joseph Expands Career Pathways in Business
New Concentrations Ensure Graduates Are Relevant and Employable In their Fields
WHITING, IN, June 12, 2023—Calumet College of St. Joseph announced today it is adding four new concentrations to its Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree program. These programs will provide students with expertise in high-growth areas in which employers are searching for talent. New offerings include Supply Chain Management, Digital Marketing, Project Management and Human Resources Management.
“We are proud to announce four new business concentrations that are designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and credentials needed to thrive in today’s job market,” said Dr. Roy Scheive, Department Chair of Business & Technology at CCSJ. “These high-quality academic concentrations will help students advance their careers, pursue new passions and open up a world of possibilities.”
These new concentrations are available starting this fall through a partnership with the Lower Cost Models Consortium (LCMC) and Rize Education. The LCMC is a strategic partnership of private colleges and universities across the country collaborating with Rize Education to provide access to a cutting-edge curriculum that prepares students for successful careers.
“Calumet College of St. Joseph is committed to serving and strengthening our students and our community. We are excited to implement innovative programs that prepare our students for careers in high-demand fields, and to collaborate with employers on internships and career opportunities in The Region,” said Dr. Amy McCormack, President at CCSJ.
About Calumet College of St. Joseph
Calumet College of St. Joseph is a small, private Catholic University in Northwest Indiana accredited by the Higher Learning Commission offering associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Its emphasis on social justice, service and community, along with its commitment to equity, diversity and critical thinking, shape the whole-person education its students receive.
About the Lower Cost Models Consortium (LCMC)
The LCMC is a national consortium of over 130 fully accredited, non-profit colleges and universities formed in 2015. Members of the LCMC are committed to working together to address the challenges of increasing costs in higher education by implementing innovative programs and reducing institutional costs for these programs to pass along savings to students. In this way, the LCMC hopes to develop new models of higher education that benefit students while simultaneously contributing to the sustainability of accredited, nonprofit, 4-year institutions.