Northeastern University-Charlotte is adding programs slated to launch in May and in 2016.
The new offerings, approved by the UNC Board of Governors, include five master’s degree programs and one certificate for advanced graduate study. The campus now offers 25 graduate degree programs and 10 certificate programs in six sectors: business, education, government and civic engagement, health care, leadership and management science, technology and engineering.
“Northeastern’s growing number of graduate degree and certificate programs are directly aligned with the needs of employers in the region, many of whom are our co-op partners,” Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO and regional dean of Northeastern University’s Charlotte campus, said in a statement.
“These new programs are in response to their hiring and workforce development needs.”
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The regional campus of the Massachusetts-based university opened in uptown Charlotte in 2011.
Here’s a list of the new programs.
Enrolling now for the spring term beginning May 18:
▪ Master of Science in Nonprofit Management.
▪ Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication.
▪ Master of Arts in Homeland Security.
Enrolling in 2016:
▪ Master of Science in Nursing Administration/MBA (joint degree).
▪ Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner with 3 specializations: adult-gerontology acute care, adult-gerontology primary care, and psychiatric mental health.
▪ Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, Nurse Practitioner with 3 specializations: adult-gerontology acute care, adult-gerontology primary care, and psychiatric mental health.