USU-Moab sees record enrollment in fall 2013
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Utah State University-Moab reached record enrollments in the fall semester, increasing the number of students by 44 percent. More than150 students are currently pursuing some level of education at USU-Moab in a variety of fields, school officials said in a news release.

More than 30 degrees and certificate options are now offered at the Moab campus.

“We are extremely excited to see such a pronounced growth at USU-Moab,” said Steve Hawks, Dean and Executive Director at USU-Moab. “This helps us move one step closer towards our future campus.”

As student enrollment increases, the breadth of degree offerings has also expanded, school officials said. This fall, the school announced a new master’s of social work program and a master’s degree in business administration will be available in 2014.

In addition to graduate degrees, USU-Moab provides the pre-allied and pre-nursing health courses required for most medical programs. In one year, students can receive a medical assisting certificate.

For more information on certificates and degrees offered at USU-Moab, visit moab.usu.edu, or call Sam Sturman at 435-259-7432.

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