101 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28246
Phone Number: 980.224.8467
Northeastern University–Charlotte has grown its portfolio of degree offerings three-fold since launching in 2011 as the institution’s first regional campus. Centrally located at the intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets in Uptown, Northeastern University–Charlotte is as closely connected to industry as the campus’s graduate degree and certificate programs.
Charlotte’s Job Market
Home to industry titans Duke Energy, Siemens, Bank of America, Wachovia, and Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte is a recognized leader in energy, financial services, and healthcare.
The energy sector represents 14.5 percent of the region’s economy, according to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. The industry directly employs 34,153 professionals and indirectly supports another 55,644 jobs in the Charlotte region. Northeastern University–Charlotte has partnered with Duke Energy to further fuel the sector’s growth. The institution offers exclusive scholarships and tuition discounts to Duke Energy employees who want to advance their career.
The healthcare industry employs another 11 percent of area professionals, according to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, with more than 100,000 people working in the field. To help fulfill the city’s workforce development needs, Northeastern University–Charlotte has launched an accelerated nursing program, complete with hospital beds and simulators.
Our portfolio of graduate programs—in areas such as project management, leadership, and education—are aligned to local industry and available 100% online or in a hybrid format.
Local Leaders, Global Impact
Northeastern University–Charlotte is an active member of the community. Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO and regional dean, hosts a regular on-campus series called “Local Leaders, Global Impact” to bring current and prospective students together with area alumni, Northeastern faculty, and Charlotte employers to network and discuss current workforce trends.
Serving Those Who Served
The campus also offers military-specific speed networking events and workshops to help veterans and servicemembers more seamlessly transition to civilian life. Northeastern University–Charlotte is committed to supporting the military, and has established a unique partnership with Fort Bragg. Soldiers can choose from bachelor’s completion programs or earn their master’s in project management, leadership, or homeland security online and on-site at Fort Bragg.
Support from Inquiry to Graduation
Northeastern University–Charlotte offers consultative support to help prospective students choose the program right for them and hosts events such as application workshops to help prospective students craft a statement of purpose and optimize their resumé. Once enrolled, students can plan their path to graduation alongside knowledgeable staff and expert faculty members, who serve as mentors throughout students’ Northeastern journey. Students also have access to the University’s top-ranked career services, which offer a wide variety of resources, programs, events, and opportunities to meet employers.