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  • Northeastern-Charlotte adds doctoral degree in education

    Charlotte Business Journal - 06/21/2013

    Northeastern University is expanding the curriculum at its Charlotte campus by adding a doctorate in education.

    The program — Northeastern’s third doctoral degree here — recently was approved by the UNC Board of Governors. Boston-based Northeastern is the only university based outside North Carolina to win approval to offer doctoral degrees, says Cheryl Richards, chief executive and regional dean of Northeastern University-Charlotte. “We’re tailoring this program specifically for some of the needs in North Carolina,” she says.

    The degree program will have three areas of concentration: curriculum, teaching, learning and leadership; organizational leadership studies; and higher education administration.