Norwich University is a private military university located in Northfield, Vermont. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Captain Alden Partridge, it is the only private military college and the oldest of six Senior Military Colleges. Recognized as the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the university today is made up both of students who are in a Corp of Cadets or pursuing traditional undergraduate degrees.
Norwich offers 30 bachelor’s degrees, a teacher licensure program and four ROTC programs on campus. Online, through its leading-edge virtual campus, it makes available Master’s degree programs to a wide community of learners under its School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. All of the university’s degree programs are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Some of the graduate degree programs offered online include Master of Arts in Diplomacy; Master of Arts in Military History; Master of Business Administration; Master of Civil Engineering; Master of Justice Administration; Master of Public Administration; Master of Science in Business Continuity; Master of Science in Information Assurance; Master of Science in Nursing; Master of Science in Organizational Leadership; and Certificate in Teaching and Learning.
Norwich University's online programs are self-paced to give students enough room to attend to the demands of their jobs or personal circumstances. The university provides 24/7 technical support to allow students to enter the virtual classroom anytime they want.
Tuition cost for the different online Master’s degree programs vary per program with no additional charges for books and other learning materials. Financial aid is extended in the form of loans and grants.
Norwich University was ranked as a top destination for a Masters degree in the 2009 U.S. News & World Report.