Norfolk State expands online education and technology graduate programs


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk State University (NSU) is partnering with Academic Partnerships (AP) to increase its online education and technology programs.

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“We are excited to collaborate with Academic Partnerships on this important effort as we work to provide more access to our academic programming to nontraditional students and professionals,” mentioned Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston. “As we expand our academic offerings, it is important to meet prospective graduate students where they are – and that is definitely online.”

NSU is ready to increase programs reminiscent of their Master of Arts levels in city education and particular education, in addition to their Master of Science levels in pc science, cyberpsychology and electronics engineering.

The new programs embody:

  • Master of Science in Computer Science: Work with award-winning school to realize the mandatory abilities,
    experiences, and problem-solving skills in cybersecurity, knowledge science, software program and recreation design and
    growth, and community techniques. Upon commencement, college students can pursue thrilling and difficult roles in software program engineering, cybersecurity, knowledge science machine studying, gaming, and simulation, and extra.
  • Master of Science in Electronics Engineering: With just a few comparable programs within the US, this diploma
    equips engineers with the technical abilities to help within the design and growth of chips. Every digital machine is powered by a chip, and latest information has cited the nationwide safety implications of getting most chips manufactured abroad. This program helps help the trouble to deliver extra design and fabrication capability again to the US. The program options tracks in biomedical engineering, microelectronics, and photonics.
  • Master of Science in CyberPsychology: This diploma is a novel program in an rising subject. CyberPsychology is the examine of the interplay between individuals and the digital world. It examines the
    implications of individuals’s immersion in an enormous ecosystem of cell telephones, video games, laptops, social media,
    digital and augmented actuality, and the interconnections of billions of individuals from each nook of the globe.
  • Master of Arts in Urban Education: To improve the chance to achieve our most underrepresented
    populations, this diploma program supplies the information and abilities for educators to achieve success in a
    various city college setting. This diploma program affords three concentrations in Principal Prep,
    Mathematics, and English.
  • MA Special Education – General Curriculum Ok-12: Providing an interdisciplinary strategy, this program
    affords working paraprofessionals the prospect to develop as culturally responsive educators and obtain preliminary
    instructing certification. Graduates can turn out to be particular education lecturers or curriculum builders, early intervention specialists, and extra.

NSU’s associate, Academic Partnerships (AP), works with over 50 universities throughout the nation to offer online programs. NSU is the primary HBCU that AP has partnered with.

“Academic Partnerships is thrilled to work with Norfolk State University to expand access to its well-regarded
graduate degree programs,” mentioned Rob Ganji, chief govt officer. “NSU has such a strong legacy of serving their students in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, like NSU, play such a critical role for the community, including serving many first-generation college students, and we are honored to partner with them to expand access to affordable, high-quality education to even more students.”

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