Courses focus on:
- Learner development
- Research-based curriculum and instruction
- Strategies for meeting the needs of diverse learners, and
- Teaching and learning with digital technology
Students must pass written and oral examinations before graduating.
Admission to the teaching and learning program requirements include the following:
Northern's General Studies degree is an option for you if you've earned a significant number of credits toward a degree, but wish to change your program of study. To pursue a BGS degree, you must have a 2.0 GPA.
The BGS program is flexible - you might say it allows you to design your own degree. The program delivers the academic expertise required for a broad range of occupations, while allowing you to follow your passion.
Northern’s Leadership and Administration program is a flexible and affordable degree that is entirely online and will develop your leadership abilities. Aligned with national standards set by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council, the program meets South Dakota Department of Education requirements for certification as a PK-12 principal.
In NSU’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.
This program is ideal for:
NSU’s professional accountancy program prepares you to apply for professional certification and to sit for professional exams such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
In NSU’s marketing program, you’ll gain an edge by learning to stay on top of trends and technology; and how social media, search, video, and analytics work in the marketing mix.
As an NSU marketing student, you’ll develop and polish skills in interpersonal communication, writing, critical thinking, analytics, project management, creativity and expression, negotiation, and technology. You’ll also master product, distribution, pricing, promotional activity and managing customer relationships.
A management degree from NSU will prepare you to lead, problem-solve, plan, evaluate, advise, and organize within the dynamic profession of business management. NSU offers three management emphases to help you achieve your personal career goals: