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M State offering classes in Park Rapids this fall

M State advisors are working with many potential students in Park Rapids as they prepare to launch courses locally this fall.

The deadline to register for fall classes through M State in Park Rapids is quickly approaching. Those interested in registering are encouraged to call 218-255-4881.

M State reported 96 potential students have expressed interest in classes offered in Park Rapids.

M State advisors will be available at the Frank White Education Center office from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, and noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4.

M State Dean of Academic and Student Services, Helene Hedlund, has said the courses being offered in Park Rapids "are intended to provide opportunities for Park Rapids' workforce that enhance their skills as well as meeting the requirements for future programs that may be offered in the community."

If the enrollment is there, people can expect to see additional courses that meet the requirements for an AA transfer degree as well as meeting the requirements for a variety of career options, such as administrative management, leadership and entrepreneurism.

A full range of general courses are available, including Introduction to Leadership, Business Communication, Customer Service, Business Law, Intro to Computer, Power and Communications in Human Relations, College Writing 1, Religion in the Humanities and General Psychology. Each class is four credits, and some may require placement by assessment.

Post Secondary Enrollment Option, or PSEO will hopefully be offered next fall semester, along with several more classes as well as more certificate and diploma options.

Classes will be held in the Frank White Education Center in Park Rapids. There will be no parking fees. All students must register by Aug. 1, and classes will start Aug. 29.

For more information call 218-255-4881.