Free Workshops on Graduate and Professional School to be Offered October 2 & 3

September 10, 2013

Juniors and seniors at any Indiana higher education institution—as well as members of the general public with bachelor’s degrees in any academic discipline—are invited to learn more about the benefits of completing graduate-level professional degrees at IUPUC or other universities.

The free, one-hour workshops will be offered:

  • Wednesday, October 2 at 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 3 at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 3 at 5:30 p.m.

Master’s, doctoral, and other professional degrees are required for those who seek leadership or executive positions in business as well as those who want to practice advanced dentistry, law, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, psychology, veterinary medicine, and other fields.

Workshop attendees will learn more about:

  • Achieving career goals through graduate study
  • Understanding the application process, including writing a compelling personal statement
  • Preparing for appropriate entrance exams like the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, and others
  • Practicing for entrance interviews
  • Identifying options for financial aid
  • Accessing community resources that can help during the application process

IUPUC currently offers two Indiana University graduate degree programs: the Master of Arts (MA) in Mental Health Counseling and the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Program presenters are Dr. Darrin Carr, clinical assistant professor of psychology in the Mental Health Counseling program at IUPUC, and Carol Kostrzewsky, associate director for the Office of Career Services at IUPUC.

Each session will be held in LC Room 1400 in the Columbus Learning Center. Free visitor parking in front of the center is available. For information, contact Carr at or 812.348.7331.