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Norwich University’s tradition of excellence and proud military heritage that began at its campus in 1819 is reflected in its online graduate programs. All of the Norwich online programs offer relevant, focused curricula, and small, interactive classes. As an institution long associated with innovation in education and the preparation of the nation’s business, government, and military leaders, Norwich faculty and its graduates continue to contribute to the development of the economic, political, and social infrastructure of the nation and the world.

Most Norwich Master’s programs take 18 months to complete if no pre-requisite courses are required. Classroom content is delivered asynchronously to help you to meet the demands of your personal life and professional duties, and allows you to participate when it’s convenient for you. Norwich University also provides 24/7 support for technical issues in the classroom, to ensure you can learn anytime of the day.

Available Online Degree Programs:

» Business Administration

Norwich University’s MBA program helps professionals expand their knowledge, refine their skills, and discover the tools needed to achieve results. Norwich University’s accredited online MBA program was designed to prepare you for real-world challenges in the fast-paced business environment, and the tuition is competitively priced. Acceptance is based on a combination of work experience and a GPA of 2.7 or higher.Choose either the general MBA which provides a breadth of foundational courses in business management, or specialize in one of the following concentrations: Finance, Organizational Leadership, or Project Management.

» Civil Engineering

Norwich University’s Master of Civil Engineering degree, according to our graduates, not only increases your skill set and specialized knowledge, it provides the critical management tools needed to assume positions of leadership in engineering, construction, and architecture firms across the country.Select from one of four specializations: Construction Management, Environmental/Water Resources Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Structural Engineering.

» Diplomacy

Norwich University’s Master of Arts in Diplomacy program gives you the knowledge, perspective and insight that are critical to your success, whether your field is politics, business, journalism or any other specialty. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty and peers from across the globe, and help position you for steady advancement in an international career. Choose from one of three concentrations: International Commerce, International Terrorism or International Conflict Management.

» Military History

Norwich University’s Master of Arts in Military History online program provides you with a sophisticated understanding of the role of war and the military throughout history. The program is rich in lessons of leadership while examining broad strategy and fine tactics. The curriculum goes beyond a traditional study of American military history to present an in-depth global investigation in a framework through which both historical events and human behavior can be understood.

» History

For nearly two centuries, Norwich University has played a vital role in history as the first private military college, birthplace of ROTC and more. Our Master of Arts in History  builds on our rich institutional history through analyzing the major developments, events, and figures of the past. Through this analysis, students cultivate a historiographical point of view that takes into account differing schools of historical thought, various research methods, and the limitations inherent in chronicling history. Our program is designed for both working professionals who want to advance or change their careers as well as motivated lifelong learners. Choose from one of two tracks: World History or American History.

» Public Administration

Norwich University’s Master of Public Administration online program gives you the tools you need to maximize your effectiveness and achieve upward mobility in your public service career.In addition to a rigorous core program, you’ll have the opportunity to acquire knowledge specific to your area of interest by selecting one of six concentrations: Organizational Leadership, Public Works, Continuity of Governmental Operations, Criminal Justice, Public Organization Fiscal Management, and Leadership.

» Business Continuity Management

Global unrest, natural disasters, and acts of terrorism only underscore the need for sound approaches to enterprise risk management and business continuity planning in government, NGOs, and the private sector. Norwich University, the oldest private military college in the country, is uniquely qualified to not only provide the relevant course content, but also to offer the leadership skills required to shepherd an organization through times of uncertainty.Select from one of two concentrations: Private Sector Continuity or Continuity of Governmental Operations.

» Information Security & Assurance

The Norwich University Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance online program was designed to take your technical expertise and augment it with the knowledge, analytical skills, and management acumen you need to become a thought leader within your organization and in the field of information assurance. Choose from one of the following concentrations: Managing Cyber Crime and Digital Incidents or Business Continuity Management. As one of the first National Centers for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance, as designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security, Norwich University’s Information Security & Assurance alums are a testament to the program’s success.

» Nursing

Now more than ever nursing educators and administrators are needed to train the nurses of tomorrow and lead organizations that deliver critical health care services. Both of these important nursing functions – education and administration – offer you the opportunity to advance your career, attain greater life-work balance, and realize personal growth.Norwich University, a nearly 200-year old institution that has trained the nation’s military and civilian leaders, offers a CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing online program that provides you with the skills needed to become a leader in the nursing field, and the opportunity to specialize in one of two concentrations: nursing administration or nursing education.

» Leadership

Norwich University’s Master of Science in Leadership online program helps aspiring and rising leaders from a broad range of professional settings hone their personal leadership styles and develop the specialized knowledge and skills needed to not just manage but inspire positive change within their organizations. Throughout the leadership program, students create a Leadership Development Portfolio in which they document the lessons covered in each seminar and reflect on their personal leadership strengths, weaknesses, and goals. Faculty members regularly review students’ portfolios to provide individualized feedback on their progress and guidance on their career aspirations.

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Our university partners are all recognized by renowned accreditation bodies including the following;

NEASCNorwich University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
ACBSPNorwich University's MBA program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) which develops, promotes, and recognizes best practices that contribute to the continuous improvement of business education.
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