Stevenson’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies to Award 169 Degrees, May 10
May 4th, 2012
Stevenson University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies will hold its 2012 Commencement on Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the Gymnasium on Stevenson’s Greenspring campus. The keynote speaker will be Emmet Davitt, J.D., Maryland State Prosecutor and Adjunct Professor of Forensic Studies at Stevenson.
Davitt has been an adjunct faculty member of Stevenson’s Master’s in Forensic Studies program since 2005 and was appointed the Maryland State Prosecutor by Governor Martin O’Malley in 2010. He heads an office that investigates misconduct by public officials and campaign law violations. Davitt received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. He served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Robert C. Murphy of Maryland’s Court of Appeals and to Judge Paul E. Alpert of the Court of Special Appeals. He spent much of his career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, and for seven years led the Office’s Insurance Fraud Unit.
The School of Graduate and Professional Studies will award 169 degrees this May, the largest number in the history of the School. “The Class of 2012 is our largest graduating class of master’s and accelerated bachelor’s students,” said Joyce Becker, Esq., Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. “We are very proud to see the tremendous growth of the School and its master’s and bachelor’s programs over the last decade.”
Stevenson’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies was founded in 2002 to serve the real-world needs of working adults. Based at Stevenson’s Owings Mills campus, the School offers accelerated bachelor’s and master’s degree programs online and in the classroom, allowing working professionals to complete a degree in as few as 18 months, part-time.
The School offers accelerated bachelor’s programs in Business Administration, Business Communication, Business and Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing RN to BS, and Paralegal Studies. Accelerated master’s programs include Business and Technology Management, Cyber Forensics, Forensic Science, and Forensic Studies with accounting, information technology, legal, investigation, interdisciplinary, and criminalistics tracks.
Stevenson has launched an accelerated online Master’s in Healthcare Management and a Master’s in Nursing for RNs with a bachelor’s degree who would like to earn a master’s with a focus on either leadership/management or nursing education.
For more information, visit the School of Graduate and Professional Studies online at accelerate.stevenson.edu.