Northwood University to Offer Marketing Major at Glen Ellyn Center

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Students have the option of majoring in management or marketing.

GLEN ELLYN, IL – Following approval from the Illinois Department of Education, Northwood University will expand its degree offerings to include a major in marketing.

“We are very excited about this opportunity,” stated Ann Marie Rosen, regional development manager for Northwood University’s Glen Ellyn Adult Degree Program. “To be recognized by the Illinois Department of Education is very gratifying but it’s even more valuable for adult professionals looking to major in marketing.”

With the approval, students have the option of majoring in management or marketing. According to Rosen, this is crucial especially in today’s economy.

“Employing the best educated and trained marketing professionals is fundamental to any company’s success and it’s even more important today,” explained Rosen. “Being able to fill this need and to expand our degree offerings here in Illinois is great for area businesses and students alike. We are honored to be a partner of choice for those who want to major in marketing,” she continued.

Northwood University’s Adult Degree Program includes a Prior Learning Assessment which gives students course credit for appropriate and demonstrated expertise and knowledge based upon their previous work experience. Its specialized bachelor of business administration degree program combines evening, weekend and online courses which fit the flexible learning needs of today’s adult students. The Glen Ellyn Center is conveniently located at 1200 Roosevelt Road.

Northwood University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Questions may be directed to Ann Marie Rosen, regional development manager, at 630.620.9488 or


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.