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Lauryl Schaffer hasn’t had much use for accounting, business law and ethics, or strategic marketing knowledge in her job as a nurse in the cardiology clinic at Froedtert Hospital.
But with aspirations of moving up the career ladder, learning to deal with the business side of health care operations becomes a necessity.
Schaffer, a Wauwatosa resident, turned to Wisconsin Lutheran College and its accelerated degree program for adult learners to help her earn a business degree in about 20 months. She plans to be among the inaugural program graduates come December.
“I’d like to be in management some day,” she said. “Everyone’s busy, and you have to be dedicated to go back to school. This program was one night a week of concentrated learning.”