Open House Set for Graduate, Accelerated Degree Programs

Release Date:
July 25, 2012
Matt Heidt,

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Master’s degrees in high-demand professional fields and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners will be highlighted at a summer open house being held from 4-7 p.m. Aug. 1 in Hilbert College’s West Herr Atrium, located in Paczesny Hall, at 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg.

Prospective graduate students will learn about Hilbert’s master of science in criminal justice administration and master of public administration programs, which are designed to be completed in 18 months. Attendees will have the opportunity to register for the programs with graduate classes set to begin Aug. 22.
Information also will be available on Hilbert’s ADP bachelor degrees in conflict studies and dispute resolution and also in organizational development. ADP classes, which are open to students who have already earned a minimum of 48 college credits, are held one night per week and are scheduled to begin Sept. 4. Students enrolled in either ADP bachelor program with maximum allowable transfer credits may complete their degree in as little as 12 months.  

Hosted by Hilbert’s Center for Adult and Graduate Studies, advance registration is requested but not required to attend to open house. To register, call 926-8948 or visit

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.