by: Nathan Crawford
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk State University (NSU) is partnering with Academic Partnerships (AP) to expand 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,” said 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 set to expand programs such as their Master of Arts degrees in urban education and special education, as well as their Master of Science degrees in computer science, cyberpsychology and electronics engineering.
The new programs include:
NSU’s partner, Academic Partnerships (AP), works with over 50 universities across the country to provide online programs. NSU is the first 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,” said Rob Ganji, chief executive 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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