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Argosy University, Salt Lake City Announces Commencement Exercises

(DRAPER, Ut. – May 31, 2012)   Argosy University, Salt Lake City announces its 2012 commencement exercises. Taking place on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, the event will honor 85 graduates from the campus’ College of Business, College of Psychology, College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences.

Amanda Dickson, co-host of "Utah's Morning News with Grant and Amanda," on KSL Newsradio, will serve as the keynote speaker for the event. Amanda also hosts the award winning program "A Woman's View," heard Sunday mornings on KSL. She writes a weekly column by the same name for the Deseret News. Amanda earned her B.A. in English and her Juris Doctorate at the University of Utah and has taught mass communication there. She sits on the board of the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and the National Advisory Board for Hale Centre Theatre.

“We look forward to honoring the largest graduating class from Argosy University, Salt Lake City,” says Campus President David Tietjen, “and to see our graduates use their education to expand their careers and our community.”

Argosy University, Salt Lake City will confer degrees to students in the following areas:

  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelor of Art in Psychology
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education in Educational Administration
  • Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

About Argosy University

Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. Argosy University, Nashville is authorized for operations as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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