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About Norwich University

Founded in 1819, Norwich University's tradition of excellence and its proud military heritage continue to be reflected in its academic values. Norwich University is a quality university with a strong balance of professional and liberal arts programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Norwich has always been a leader in traditional and online higher education.

Accreditation

Norwich University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. – the oldest regional accrediting body. Regional accreditation is the highest form of accreditation an institution can receive.

Highly Customized, Relevant Curriculum

Each Norwich University program is designed to provide you with the most comprehensive in-depth study into your area of specialty. Specific tracks are available to help you further customize your learning experience. As the founders of experiential learning, our programs emphasize the practical application of knowledge to produce a truly involving, interactive culture that fosters new ways of thinking and new ideas.

Learning from the Best

Our expert faculty are drawn from all corners of industry and professional practice. They bring current, real world experience to the classroom and draw on a range of learning approaches including case studies, lectures, group work and real-world projects.

Small Class Sizes; Dynamic, Interpersonal Environment; Community

From the moment you enroll at Norwich University through your commencement day, you will be supported by a dedicated team and become part of a worldwide network committed to your success.

Our Norwich University online learning platform promotes a high level of interactivity among students and faculty. Classes are capped at 16 students to foster in-depth discussions and frequent one-on-one interactions. The high quality and flexibility of our online programs attract extremely motivated and talented students from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. As a result, students often learn as much from each other as they do from their professors and leave our programs with valuable professional contacts and friendships.

The Norwich alumni community provides you with 27,000-plus contacts that can help open doors in organizations around the world. It's a group of people who value the history and traditions of Norwich, and feel passionately about helping one another. 

Convenient Online Distance Learning

Norwich is committed to providing an exceptional education that is both relevant and attainable for busy working adults.

Key to this commitment is our dynamic online learning platform, which enables anytime-anywhere learning. Students can participate in courses without having to show up at a particular time or place, completing their weekly assignments and contributing to class discussions when it’s most convenient for them.


Master of Public Administration - Online

The public sector needs strong leaders at every level to implement new ideas and to tackle today’s tough issues. Build your public administration foundation with a rigorous core curriculum that focuses on policy implementation, research and analysis, law and organizational leadership.

Key Facts About Your Norwich Online Master of Public Administration

  • Choose one of our 8 specializations
                - Criminal Justice and Public Safety
                - International Development and Influence
                - Fiscal Management
                - Public Works and Sustainability
                - Nonprofit Management
                - Municipal Governance
                - Public Administration Leadership and Crisis Management
                - Policy Analysis and Analytics
  • Four start dates per year
  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • Small class sizes and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Earn your degree in as few as 18 months 

Master of Science in Leadership - Online

Today’s leaders are faced with challenges their predecessors would never have imagined. This includes knowing how to manage and connect with an increasingly diverse employee population. Not only in terms of cultural differences, but generational differences as well. It’s an exciting time for visionary leaders who have the intelligence and insight to respond with agility and confidence.
 
The online Master of Science in Leadership focuses on helping you obtain the skills needed to lead people, inspire confidence, and leverage top talent within your business. The program emphasizes an interactive atmosphere, mentoring relationships with faculty, and extensive experiential learning. The first three seminars of the program cover the core foundational theories of leadership, including ethical leadership, emotional intelligence and collaborative leadership. By the end of this program, you will have a diverse array of tools to recognize what it takes to truly excel in the industry or organization of your choice.

Key Facts About Your Norwich Online Master of Science in Leadership

  • Choose from five concentrations:
                - Leading Change Management Consulting
                - Hospitality Leadership and Management Systems
                - Human Resources Leadership
                - Public Sector/Government/Military Leadership
                - Organizational Leadership
  • Build a strong foundation for leadership with courses in ethics, strategic communications, management style and more
  • Explore organizational change and problem-solving at the highest level
  • Four start dates per year
  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • Small class sizes and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Earn your degree in as few as 18 months 

Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance  - Online

Cyber threats continue to increase, as do the opportunities for information security and assurance experts. More businesses are storing their data offsite in the cloud and more employees have remote access to systems and data. This provides some uncertainty, as does the use of non-sanctioned devices on company networks. Cybercrime is also a reality for large corporations, e-commerce companies, defense firms, and, of course, the federal government. Information security and assurance is an ever-changing quest that challenges professionals at each turn. Staying ahead of the threat requires up-to-the-moment knowledge, like the curriculum available here at Norwich University.
 
The Norwich University Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance online program delivers a relevant overview of security standards and computer security models, as well as topics that cover effective technology, risk management, and analytics. Our goal is to reinforce your existing information security knowledge, while also supporting your needs for advanced study of the management skills necessary to implement an enterprise-wide information assurance program. If you are transitioning into the IS field or looking to enhance your IS-related skill set, Virtual Security Cloud Labs, a secure, hands-on cloud computing platform, will provide you the opportunity to work on real world business scenarios using IS tools to prepare you for a demanding career in IS.

Key Facts About Your Norwich Online Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance

  • Choose from five concentrations that are uniquely designed to provide an in-depth examination of policies, procedures, and overall structure of an information assurance program
                - Computer Forensic Investigation/Incident Response
                   Team Management
                - Project Management
                - Critical Infrastructure Protection & Cyber Crime
                - Vulnerability Management
                - Cyber Law and International Perspectives on Cyberspace
  • Develop a thorough foundation in the business, governance, and policy decisions that lead to effective solutions to current and emerging security threats
  • Four start dates per year
  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • Small class sizes and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Earn your degree in as few as 18 months
  • One of the first information assurance schools to be designated as a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security