Four CPS master’s degrees to be offered in Charlotte

On Monday, October 31, 2011, Northeastern University opened a campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, part of the university’s announced regional campus initiative. The Charlotte campus will offer students the opportunity to pursue degrees from four of Northeastern’s colleges – the Bouve College of Health Sciences, the College of Computer and Information Sciences, the College of Business Administration, and the College of Professional Studies.

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) is represented by four master’s degrees: Master of Education, Master of Science in Leadership, Master of Science in Project Management, and Master of Sports Leadership to be offered on the Charlotte campus beginning Monday, January 9, 2012. Courses will be offered in a hybrid format, combining online and classroom instruction tailored to meet the needs of working professionals. Northeastern faculty members will teach courses both at the regional campus and online. In a planned second phase, Northeastern will expand its offerings to include additional professional degrees.

Information Sessions in Charlotte

Information sessions for prospective students will be offered prior to the start of the winter term. Degree program representatives, faculty, and admission contacts will be on-site to provide details on the programs, curriculum, and admission criteria and process. All sessions will be held at the Charlotte campus, located at 101 North Tryon Street, Suite 1100. Listed below are the dates and times for the four programs mentioned above.

Master of Sports Leadership – Thursday, November 10, 6:00 PM

Master of Science in Leadership – Tuesday, November 15, 6:00 PM

Master of Education – Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 PM

Master of Science in Project Management – Wednesday, November 16, 12:00 PM

To learn more about Northeastern University’s regional campus strategy, read The New York Times digital article: Joining Trend, College Grows Beyond Name.

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) is committed to providing career-focused educational programs that are designed to accommodate the complex lives of motivated learners. Offered in a variety of innovative formats, CPS courses are taught by accomplished scholars and practitioners who have real-world experience. The result is an educational experience founded on proven scholarship, strengthened with practical application, and sustained by academic excellence.

Northeastern University is a global university with a tradition of partnership and engagement that creates an innovative, distinctive approach to education and research. Northeastern integrates classroom studies with experiential learning opportunities in 70 countries, and pursues use-inspired research with a focus on global challenges in health, security, and sustainability.