Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus

Introduction
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As a leading innovator in global education, Fairleigh Dickinson University seeks new ways to offer its unique learning opportunities to students worldwide. The University's newest campus opened in 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Located in western Canada near the U.S. border, Vancouver is one of the world’s most scenic, cosmopolitan and multicultural cities.

The Vancouver Campus offers students one of the few opportunities to earn an American college degree while studying in Canada. All degree programs offered at the Vancouver Campus have been authorized by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver welcomes students from around the world to create a culturally diverse learning environment. Vancouver offers resources to students who need additional support in developing their English-language skills before starting degree studies.

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Why Fairleigh Dickinson?

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multidisciplinary, intercultural and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.

Founded in 1942, FDU is New Jersey's largest private University, serving nearly 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students, including more than 1,000 international students from around the world. The University's two U.S. campuses are in northern New Jersey, near New York City. In addition to the Vancouver Campus, the University owns and operates a campus in Wroxton, England.

The Vancouver Campus is operated through the Fairleigh Dickinson University of British Columbia Foundation, which is a not-for-profit entity in British Columbia, Canada.

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Accreditations and Approvals

The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed by the State of New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. FDU's Silberman College of Business Administration holds prestigious accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Many of the University's individual academic degree programs are accredited by the appropriate professional and educational agencies.

The term "university" is used under the written consent of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education effective May 8, 2006, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the ministry. Fairleigh Dickinson University is the first non-Canadian institution to gain approval under the stringent standards adopted by British Columbia in 2003.

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Programs

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BS in Business Administration

Campus Full time 150 hours September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The International Business concentration prepares students to understand and effectively participate in the management of business firms operating in a multinational environment. Courses examine in-depth theories and applied concepts relevant to conducting business in a competitive global arena. [+]

The International Business concentration prepares students to understand and effectively participate in the management of business firms operating in a multinational environment. Courses examine in-depth theories and applied concepts relevant to conducting business in a competitive global arena. International business courses include: International Business, International Management, International Marketing, and International Trade. Business Program Highlights Internship Opportunities During their last year of study, students have the opportunity to enrol in an internship either for credit or not for credit. This has many benefits as it allows them to gain valuable work experience, develop and build upon skills, get a foot in the door at a company, etc. Study Abroad Opportunities and Global Business Experience Students can travel, meet other people, and learn about other cultures while studying and earning credits towards your degree. Numerous destinations are available including FDU Wroxton (UK), FDU New Jersey (USA), SKKU (Korea), Zeppelin University (Germany ), China, and many more. Your financial aid will “travel with you” during studies at Wroxton, NJ, or other select locations. Minor in Digital Marketing With so many advances in technology, today's marketing arena is more complex than ever before. Marketers are struggling to keep up with information being shared and used by their customers on a variety of platforms. Marketing success lies in being able to understand these digital and social platforms, and in being able to seamlessly integrate a range of new capabilities with some of the more traditional ones. A bachelor's degree in International Business with a minor... [-]

BS in Information Technology

Campus Full time 122 hours September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program in Information Technology (IT) offers an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on Information Technology and Computer Science. In addition, the program is unique in that it merges traditional academic topics with leading edge and current IT practices and technology. [+]

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program in Information Technology (IT) offers an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on Information Technology and Computer Science. In addition, the program is unique in that it merges traditional academic topics with leading edge and current IT practices and technology. The overarching goal of the program is to prepare students with broad, integrated IT knowledge including communications, computer networking, computer-based systems, database management, software development, website development, digital media and electronic publishing. Students learn how to evaluate current and emerging technologies; identify user needs; design user-friendly interfaces; apply, configure and manage technologies; and assess the impact of technologies on individuals, organizations and society. Students majoring in Information Technology in the Gildhart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering complete courses in Network and Systems Administration and Web Technology. These courses provide students with the competencies necessary to plan, customize and manage secure network and operating system configurations for optimum business applications and plan, design and maintain professional quality websites and internet applications for e-commerce and other business applications. These courses may also lead to certification in IT fields such as CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+, and they may provide practicum experiences to qualified students. In addition, certification exam vouchers are provided as part of the program. Career Pathways Graduates of Fairleigh Dickinson University's B.S. in Information Technology program are qualified IT professionals who are prepared for careers in a wide-range of IT-related areas, as follows: Computer networking Network and systems administration Website development and management Digital media... [-]

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BAIS - Hospitality and Tourism Management

Campus Full time 120 hours September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS) program provides an ideal opportunity for both individuals wanting to prepare themselves for a career in the hospitality and tourism industry locally or internationally, and for those currently working in the industry wanting to obtain an undergraduate degree for advancement in their profession. At FDU Vancouver, you can earn the educational credentials needed for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry through this specialized program offered by the university’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. [+]

Specialization in Hospitality and Tourism Management A POWERFUL EDUCATION A program for you to earn the credentials you will need to begin or advance in your career in the world’s fastest-growing industry. The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS) program provides an ideal opportunity for both individuals wanting to prepare themselves for a career in the hospitality and tourism industry locally or internationally, and for those currently working in the industry wanting to obtain an undergraduate degree for advancement in their profession. At FDU Vancouver, you can earn the educational credentials needed for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry through this specialized program offered by the university’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Students completing the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies degree will be required to demonstrate proficiency in a number of subject areas and related skills. They include the following: The use of basic intellectual and critical thinking skills, specifically to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to use mathematical reasoning; and to comprehend the nature, techniques and limits of the humanities, natural or physical sciences and the social and behavioral sciences. The ability to learn and apply learning to the graduate's career and life experience, requiring the capability to define problems; to use information resources such as libraries, online... [-]

Contact

Fairleigh Dickinson University Vancouver

Address Cambie Street 842
V6B 2P6 Vancouver, Canada
Website http://view2.fdu.edu/vancouver-campus/
Phone +1 604-682-8112