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We’re top-rated by U.S. News & World Report again!

Herzing University has once again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report for providing top-ranked online bachelor’s programs for 2014. Criteria that contributed to this national ranking included credentials of faculty, student services, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and library resources.

“Most of our students are working adults with many responsibilities to juggle in addition to school,” said Renée Herzing, president of Herzing University. “We strive to provide a quality education in a learning environment that supports their efforts, and it is gratifying to once again be validated for our commitment to their success.”

Herzing University – Online offers a wide range of master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees, as well as diploma and continuing education courses and certifications. Students are able to take all of their courses online, depending on their program, or they may choose a hybrid approach with some courses online and some in the classroom at one of 11 Herzing University locations across the United States.

About Herzing University – Online

Serving students online since 2003, Herzing University – Online’s programs are specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design and public safety. Consistent with its “career-focused, convenient and caring” educational mission, students have the option to take courses toward their master’s, bachelor’s, or associate degree or diploma in the convenient online format. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. News & World Report ranked Herzing University as one of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs” nationally for 2014 and 2013. It also has been recognized as a member of the 2014 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools” for five consecutive years from 2010 – 2014. To learn more about Herzing University – Online, go to www.herzing.edu/online.

Media

Employers Desperately Seeking People with Skills in Electronics

MADISON, WI (September 22, 2014) – If you are looking for a new job or a better career path, a quick search of job listings online will reveal several job skills that are in the highest demand from employers, and one of the biggest demands in the Madison area is for people with electronics skills. Why? Look no further than the explosion of electronics in virtually every aspect of all industries, including entertainment technology, IT, alternative energy production, industrial controls, robotics, biomedical electronics, telecommunications and building technology integration, to name a few. Read full release

Wind Energy Technology Could be the Career for You

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 24, 2014) – Have you ever driven past a field of windmills and wondered who maintains them and keeps them running? It could be you, with an associate degree or diploma in Wind Energy Technology, now available from Herzing University – Online. Read full release

Bachelor’s Degree Just Became More Affordable for NW Ohio Students 

TOLEDO, OH (Jan. 30, 2014) A third local school has joined a regional higher education consortium to help make obtaining a bachelor’s degree more affordable. The presidents of Herzing University – Toledo and Terra State Community College held a signing ceremony to announce the expansion of the P.A.C.E. (Partnership for Affordable College Education) program. The collaboration offers students the best of both worlds: the cost efficiencies of a community college education combined with the career-focused recognition of Herzing University. Northwest State Community College became the first P.A.C.E. program partner last summer. Northwest State President Dr. Thomas Stuckey also attended the signing ceremony. Read full release

Paramedic Programs Earn Accreditation

BIRMINGHAM, AL, (July 2, 2013) – Herzing University – Birmingham recently earned accreditation for its Associate of Science and Diploma in Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic programs, a credential validating the quality of the programs, which will be important to students as they graduate and enter the job market. “We have worked hard since the programs were launched to ensure that we earned accreditation before the first classes graduate, and we are very pleased to have succeeded in this effort.” said Leo Deason, public safety department chair at Herzing University – Birmingham. Read full release

Director of Career Development of Herzing University – Madison Receives Volunteer of the Year Award from Greater Madison Area Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM)

MADISON, WI (June 4, 2013) – Herzing University – Madison announced today that Jeff Westra, director of career development, has been honored with the 2012 Volunteer of the Year award from the Workforce Readiness Committee of the Greater Madison Area Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM). Read full release

Semester in China Offers Enrichment Beyond Language Skills

MILWAUKEE (March 20, 2013) – Many students recognize the tremendous value of learning the Chinese language if they aspire to a career in international business, and there is no better way to learn a language than to be immersed in the culture by living in China for a semester.

Golf Tournament Raises Spirits and Funds for Wounded Warriors

The 2nd annual Virginia Wounded Warrior Program Charity Golf Tournament took place on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Aeropines Golf Club at the NAS Oceana Master Jet Base in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The event, sponsored by the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education, raised $4,000 for the Wounded Warrior Program.

Members of the VACME work to provide educational opportunities for military members and their families, and Herzing University is proud of its affiliation.

Herzing helps Africans access clean water

Herzing University has partnered with WorldServe International as a sponsor of Kili Climb 2013 to raise funds to provide people in Africa with clean water. Herzing’s contribution came in the form of a significant donation towards Ron Holt’s $25,000 goal, which is enough to cover the cost of a water well that will serve an entire village. Holt was one of 45 outstanding individuals working toward this effort. He started the climb on January 8, 2013, and finally reached the peak of Kilimanjaro on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, proudly holding up a Herzing University banner.

U.S. News Ranks Herzing University #1 Online Program in Wisconsin

MADISON, WI (February 13, 2013) – U.S. News & World Report recently published its ranking of online education programs, and Herzing University was the highest-ranking Wisconsin-based online education program for Best Online Bachelors Programs. Herzing was ranked 80th in the country, followed by UW – Platteville at #85, UW – Milwaukee at #123, UW – Superior at #148 and UW – Green Bay’s ranking was not published.

Health Information Management Program Receives Initial Accreditation

MILWAUKEE (March 5, 2013) – Herzing University Online announced today that it has earned programmatic accreditation for its Associate of Science in Health Information Management degree program from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

 

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013

U.S. News Ranks Herzing University #1 Online Program in Wisconsin

MADISON, WI (February 13, 2013) – U.S. News & World Report recently published its ranking of online education programs, and Herzing University was the highest-ranking Wisconsin-based online education program for Best Online Bachelors Programs. Herzing was ranked 80th in the country, followed by UW – Platteville at #85, UW – Milwaukee at #123, UW – Superior at #148 and UW – Green Bay’s ranking was not published.

The U.S. News ranking was comprised of Faculty Credentials & Training, Student Services & Technology and Student Engagement scores. Only degree-granting programs offering courses that are 100 percent online were considered for the rankings.

“We are gratified to be recognized once again for the quality of our online bachelor’s degree programs,” said Renée Herzing, president of Herzing University. “The majority of our students are working adults, and we strive to provide them with the best possible educational experience while supporting their efforts to balance work, family and education priorities.”

Herzing University Online offers a wide range of master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees, as well as diploma and continuing education courses and certifications. Students are able to take all of their courses online, depending on their program, or they may choose a hybrid approach with some courses online and some in the classroom at one of 12 Herzing University locations across the United States.

About Herzing University Online

Serving students online since 2003, Herzing University Online’s programs are specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety. Consistent with its “career-focused, convenient, and caring” educational mission, students have the option to take courses toward their master’s, bachelor’s, or associate degree or diploma in the convenient online format. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Herzing University Online has been recognized as the “Best School for Online Education – 2009” by Corporate Report Wisconsin, as a 2010 winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility (Honorable Mention in 2011, 2012 and 2013) and as a member of the GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools” for four consecutive years from 2010 – 2013. Information about Herzing University Online is available at www.herzing.edu/online. To learn more about Herzing University, go to www.herzing.edu.

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013

BS & MBA in 4 years

Bachelor’s and Master’s Together?

In under four years? 

YES!

Earn your credentials faster with Herzing University!

  • Accelerated program
  • Bachelor’s degree seniors exchange four business or open elective courses for four M.B.A. courses
  • Courses count toward both degrees

A motivated full-time student can complete the bachelor’s program in three and go on to finish their master’s in four, said Renée Herzing, President of Herzing University. On average, that type of college program can take six or more years.

Bachelor’s degree is the first step

Bachelor of Science degrees prepare students for entry-level career positions.
Areas of study include:

  • Accounting
  • Legal Studies
  • Business
  • Health Information
  • Technology
  • Marketing and more

An M.B.A. takes you closer to the top

In occupations in which a master’s degree is typically needed for entry, employment is expected to grow by 21.7 percent*, faster than the growth rate for any other education category.

*Information from report released by US Bureau of Labor Statistics, February 1, 2012 at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ecopro.pdf

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Career Programs

Earn a Degree

Earn a bachelor's or associate degree from more than 50 programs in technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety.

Our hands-on coursework, individual attention, and experienced faculty provide the support and real-world skills you need to get ahead in today's competitive job market.

New Orleans - Undergraduate Programs

C = Program offered at least partially on campus (core courses); O = Program offered fully online

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Accounting C/O
Business Management With No Concentration C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in Business Administration C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in Human Resource Development C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in International Business C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in Marketing C/O
Business Management With a Concentration in Project Management C/O
Criminal Justice With No Minor or Concentration O
Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Homeland Security O
Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Supervision and Management O
Graphic Design With No Declared Concentration O
Graphic Design With a Concentration in Print Design O
Graphic Design With a Concentration in Web Design O
Health Information Management O
Healthcare Management C/O
Homeland Security and Public Safety With No Minor or Concentration O
Information Technology With No Concentration C/O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Network Management C/O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Security Technology C/O
Legal Studies C

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration O
Software Development With a Concentration in Computer Programming O
Technology Management C/O

Associate and Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Accounting C/O
Business Management C/O
Criminal Justice O
Graphic Design O
Health Information Management O
Information Technology C
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist C/O
Legal Assisting/Paralegal C

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Medical Assisting Services C
Medical Office Administration C/O
Software Development O
Surgical Technology C

New Orleans - Graduate Programs

C = Program offered at least partially on campus (core courses); O = Program offered fully online

Master's Degrees

Master of Business Administration O
Master of Business Administration in Accounting O
Master of Business Administration in Business Management O
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management O
Master of Business Administration in Human Resources O
Master of Business Administration in Project Management O
Master of Business Administration in Technology Management O
Master of Business Administration—Dual Concentration Option O

Advance Your Career

We offer 2 master's programs, including eight MBA concentrations and three MSN concentrations. You can even earn a bachelor's and master's degree in just four years. Or take one of our continuing education non-credit courses and certification programs to improve your job opportunities and performance.

Flexible Learning Options

Our innovative career programs provide flexible learning options and convenient scheduling to meet busy students wherever they are in life. Attend one of our 11 locations in eight U.S. states, earn your degree online, or take a blended approach. No matter what your educational goal, Herzing University can help you achieve it.


Message from the Academic Dean

Stephanie BurnsAs Gandhi once said, "You must be the change you want to see in the world." We invite you to change and see the world with Herzing in New Orleans. At Herzing, you will receive an array of program options, the opportunity to take classes during the day or evening, and you will be encouraged to participate in student activities and organizations.

In the classroom, you will explore a new world by receiving hands-on training in a fun yet challenging environment. Our dedicated and qualified faculty will guide you through this educational journey. We are dedicated to servicing YOU, our students.

Meet some of our academic faculty members

Stephanie Burns
Academic Dean

With Herzing University, a college education is within your reach. Whether you are a recent high school grad, a working adult, or a transfer student, we’ll help you find the right program for your educational and career goals. We’ve also made our admissions process simple and straightforward!

Our online program offers the flexibility, personalization, and support you need to succeed in today’s ever-changing job market. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and associate degrees, as well as diplomas in over 50 programs and a continuing education program.

Want to learn more? To get started, visit us online! See what our students are saying on Facebook.

Herzing University was ranked as one of the top-rated online bachelor’s programs by the U.S. News and World Report 2014 survey. Out of all online bachelor’s programs in the nation that were surveyed, Herzing was ranked in the top 125. Criteria that contributed to this ranking include credentials of faculty, student services, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and library resources.

Chat with us today and see for yourself what makes the Herzing University education experience unique!

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 08:45 to Monday, February 24, 2014 - 08:45

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs

Expand your career and salary options with a master’s degree

Herzing University's MSN is recognized as a "Best Online Graduate Nursing Program" for 2014 by U.S. News & World Report!

Shape the present and future of healthcare with a Master of Science in Nursing. Herzing University supports your dream of seizing a leadership role in patient care, administration or education with an online program ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Discover the Herzing University difference in graduate school nursing:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education and Nursing Management concentrations.
  • Flexible online scheduling supports your busy lifestyle.
  • Faculty members have doctoral degrees and extensive practical experience.
  • Complete some programs in as little as 12 months. 

Herzing’s MSN program is for licensed, registered nurses who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Are you ready for The Next Step? Choose the concentration that is right for you, begin a live chat or call us at 1-800-596-0724 to speak with an advisor.

*The Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, the Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education, and the Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Management programs at Herzing University Online are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Online - Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs

Herzing University's MSN is recognized as a "Best Online Graduate Nursing Program" for 2014 by U.S. News & World Report!

Expand your career and salary options with a master’s degree in nursing from Herzing University. Nursing is one of today’s fastest growing and most respected industries. With an MSN degree from Herzing, you will gain the academic knowledge, skills, and expertise required to become nurse educators or managers in a variety of healthcare and academic settings.

Herzing’s online MSN degrees were designed for busy professionals like you. We offer three specialized MSN degrees that can be completed in as little as 12 months. Our flexible online scheduling helps you manage work, school, and family responsibilities. You will also learn from the best. All of our graduate faculty hold doctorate degrees and have extensive experience in their field.

MSN Programs

Herzing’s MSN program is for licensed, registered nurses who hold a BS in Nursing. Find out which MSN program is right for your career goals or talk to an advisor today.

For Herzing University MSN program accreditation information, please view the Accreditation page.

MADISON, WI (September 22, 2014) – If you are looking for a new job or a better career path, a quick search of job listings online will reveal several job skills that are in the highest demand from employers, and one of the biggest demands in the Madison area is for people with electronics skills. Why? Look no further than the explosion of electronics in virtually every aspect of all industries, including entertainment technology, IT, alternative energy production, industrial controls, robotics, biomedical electronics, telecommunications and building technology integration, to name a few. 

“If you look at your daily life, electronic devices are everywhere. The high demand for electronics products in every sector has created a boom in the demand for qualified workers to produce, maintain, and fix them,” said William Vinson, campus president of Herzing University – Madison. “It’s a great field for people who want a versatile career path that allows them to move to different industries and types of technology over the course of their career.” 

Careers in electronics can include the design, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and repair of various types of technology. Most electronics jobs require advanced education, which may include an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. Herzing University – Madison offers both an Associate of Electronics Engineering Technology program and a Bachelor of Science in Technology Management program. The average student can complete the Associate degree in 24 months or the Bachelor of Science degree in a total of 36 months, and be prepared to move into an exciting career in electronics upon graduation. An 18-month Diploma program is also available for those looking to make the quickest career transition possible.             

            Students in Herzing’s Electronics Engineering Technology programs can also earn a variety of technology certifications after completing certain courses in their program, which will help them qualify for specific job opportunities. These certifications include:*

  • A+, Network+ and DHTI+ certifications from CompTIA
  • Certified Electronics Technician-Associate Level (CETa) from the Electronic Technician’s Association-International
  • Junior Technician Certification from the International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics (iNARTE)
  • Marine Radio Operator Permit (MROP) or General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL) from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Associate CET from the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET) 

Herzing University – Madison is now accepting applications for students to start their programs in September 2014.  To register or learn more, call 1-800-596-0724or visit www.herzing.edu/madison

About Herzing University - Madison

Serving the local community since 1948 (formerly Wisconsin School of Electronics) Herzing University – Madison boasts state-of-the-industry classrooms and labs to provide a real-world, hands-on learning environment, consistent with its “career-focused, convenient and caring” educational mission. Its 40,000-square-foot campus is specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of healthcare, business, technology, design/game development and public safety. Students have the convenient option to take courses either on-campus or online toward their master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree or diploma, and can also earn graduate degrees through Herzing University Online. Herzing University – Madison has built a strong reputation in Computer Sciences and Graphic Design and its students have won numerous awards in ADDY and Phi Beta Lambda competitions. Information about Herzing University – Madison is available at www.herzing.edu/madison 

About Herzing University

Herzing University encompasses 11 campuses in eight states, a continuing education division, plus Herzing University Online. Founded in Milwaukee, Wis. in 1965, today the University offers career-focused, convenient and caring education for master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, diplomas and continuing education in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design and public safety. U.S. News & World Report ranked Herzing University as one of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs” nationally for 2014. Herzing University has the distinction of being the only woman-owned accredited university in the United States and is WBE-certified by the National Woman Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). It also has been recognized as a member of the 2014 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools.” The university provides education to approximately 6,000 students per year. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission; www.ncahlc.org or (800) 621-7440. More information about Herzing University is available at: www.herzing.edu

*Not all students will qualify for every certification listed above, depending upon their class selection and interests.

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