DeVry University Announces New Ventura County California Location in Oxnard

OXNARD, Calif., May 16, 2011 - DeVry University, one of North America’s largest degree-granting higher education institutions for business, technology, and management education, announced that it has begun recruiting for the university’s newest California center location in the Ventura County City of Oxnard, located at 300 E. Esplanade Drive. Classes at DeVry University Oxnard are expected to begin in July.

DeVry University Oxnard will offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with both onsite and online classes available. DeVry University will offer degree programs year-round at the Oxnard location, allowing students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as few as three years and an associate degree in as few as two years. DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management will also offer a number of master’s degree programs in business and technology. DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

“I am pleased to welcome DeVry University to our community and gratified that the school recognizes the opportunities to be found here,” said City of Oxnard Mayor Tom Holden. “I look forward to DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management providing our residents with higher education and training opportunities to support area businesses by enhancing the local job applicant pool.”

DeVry University offers active career services that support students and graduates seeking positions in their fields of study.

DeVry University also announced it has appointed Christine Bosworth, Ed.D., as center dean for the new Oxnard location. Dr. Bosworth brings to DeVry more than 12 years of experience in traditional and online academics. Most recently, she served as school director at Professional Career Education in Los Angeles. Dr. Bosworth earned a doctorate degree in educational leadership from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Florida Atlantic University. As center dean for the new Oxnard location, she is responsible for launching and managing the new location, including enrollment, academics, marketing and operations.

“DeVry University has always shown passion and commitment to its students by providing quality education and preparing them to think one step ahead for every step of their career,” said Dr. Bosworth. “I’m excited to be a part of this career-focused university, where I can contribute my expertise to help students continue to prosper throughout the community.”

DeVry University has been providing high-quality, career-oriented education in California since 1983 with locations in Alhambra, Anaheim, Bakersfield, Colton, Daly City, Fremont, Fresno, Long Beach, Oxnard, Palmdale, Pomona, Sacramento (Elk Grove), San Diego and the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles. In fall 2010, more than 13,200 students were enrolled at DeVry University in California.

For more information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered at DeVry University or to register for classes, please call 866-623-9266 or visit

About DeVry University

Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America, with nearly 93,000 students enrolled in the United States and Canada. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 90 locations, DeVry University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s outstanding faculty members, work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.

DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, DeVry University, a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on Twitter @DeVryUniv, Facebook /DEVRYUNIVERSITY or visit


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