But there is a way for working adults to earn a degree that will
give them the skills and knowledge essential in the business world, and where
small class sizes and supportive staff make this dream possible.
Cardinal Stritch University’s Lifetime Learners program offers a
unique approach to providing higher education, practical job skills, and hope
to working adults in Metro Milwaukee.
Students earn an Associate of Science in Business degree
through Stritch’s College of Business and Management. This degree prepares them
to go on to complete a four year degree in the major of their choice.
The program is offered at the Greentree/Teutonia Community Learning
Center, 3744 W. Greentree Road, in Milwaukee.
two nights a week from 6-8 p.m.
to an on-site computer lab.
from supportive on-site staff.
core curriculum is structured sequentially, with students taking one
course at a time.
members are practitioners in their field, providing real-world views
related to business.
interaction and weekly study group meetings for mutual support and the
development of efficient problem-solving skills.
Class topics covered are:
of Written Communications, which focuses on students who need review of or
further practice in the basics of writing before they take Introduction to
Free Enterprise System, where students receive an overview of trends in
the economic environment, including business formation options,
fundamentals of marketing, etc.
Resource Management, which develops an awareness of human resources and their
management, and its impact on productivity.
Law, which provides a fundamental understanding of the legal aspects of
how businesses must operate.
which provides an overview of the accounting process, presenting the
nature of accounting information and how it is used in managerial
arts courses include western civilization, mathematics, social studies,
receive financial aid workshops, assistance with the admission process,
and the full-time, on-site program director maintains regular contact with
them as they progress through their classes. Lifetime Learners also helps
with issues such as time-management, study skills, and effective
For more information on the Lifetime Learners program, please fill out an online information