Our Accounting Analytics master's, available online or on campus, provides specialized study of data analysis as it relates to decision-making in accounting. It will also give you a competitive edge in an increasingly data-driven business climate, and it offers thorough preparation for the CPA exam.
Starting January 2023, Northern’s Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Art Education degree is a summer residency, practice-oriented, primarily online degree program designed for educators who are already teaching art in K-12 schools.
In Northern’s entirely online Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services program, you’ll study the business of banking. You’ll learn how bankers best serve customers’ financial needs through business performance evaluations. You’ll also study the inner workings of banking and financial institutions, and the economic environment in which they operate.
Graduates are prepared for careers in all aspects of the financial services industry: commercial banking, insurance, credit unions, investments, regulation and consumer finance.
Northern’s Behavioral and Justice Studies Graduate Certificate will allow you to gain further expertise for working with populations involved in the criminal justice system, such as in a prison, in community corrections, juvenile detention, the state or federal government, or those who are victims of crimes.
The NSU counseling program leads to a master’s of science in education degree, preparing you for K-12 school or clinical mental health counseling certification/licensure. Our Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
As an NSU counseling student, you can choose your career path:
This online master's program prepares educators and aspiring educators to tap their leadership potential and deepen their impact through education. Northern also offers you the option to personalize your experience by selecting from two specialized tracks:
Hybrid Flexible (HyFlex) teaching and learning is a student-centered delivery mode that integrates face to face synchronous, online synchronous, and online asynchronous modes in one course. HyFlex pedagogy is an emerging field of scholarship developing best practices in HyFlex course design, teaching and learning.
Northern’s online Master of Science in Education in Instructional Design in E-Learning offers you flexibility and affordability along with experience creating diverse, technology-infused learning environments based on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)’s standards for educators. The ISTE standards empower teachers to become learners, leaders, citizens, collaborators, designers, facilitators and analysts.
Northern’s Masters of Science in Education in Leadership and Administration is a flexible and affordable degree that is entirely online and will develop your leadership abilities. It's a state-approved program for principal preparation, complying with SDCL 24:53:08:02. Through Northern’s master’s in Leadership and Administration, candidates gain the content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills - identified in National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) building-level standards - to serve as a principal at the P-12 level.
If you're a choral, instrumental or general music teacher, Northern's Master of Music Education's online format is designed to fit into your busy life. It offers a flexible way to complete your advanced degree in two years while you retain your current job. You'll be stimulated, challenged and ready to move forward in the classroom and your career.
The online program is practice-oriented and covers the essentials of research in music education, music theory, performance practices, conducting, pedagogy and music education management.