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2004-08-16 National University Leads California in Granting Master’s Degrees in all Disciplines to Hispanics

La Jolla, Calif. – National University provides more master's degrees to Hispanic students than any other college or university in California, according to Black Issues in Higher Education.  In total, National University conferred 363 master's degrees to Hispanics in the 2002-2003 academic year, representing 14 percent of its total graduates. California State University Los Angeles …

2004-08-12 National University Again Leads State in Preparing Credentialed Teachers

La Jolla, Calif. – For the fourth consecutive year, National University has prepared more credentialed teachers than any other single institution of higher education in the state. Between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2003, 2,466 California teachers earned their single subject, multiple subject and special education teaching credentials through National University, according to the …

2004-06-23 National University to Offer New Program in Homeland Security and Safety Engineering

La Jolla, Calif. – National University’s School of Engineering and Technology is offering a new Master of Science degree in homeland security and safety engineering. The curriculum has been designed to prepare graduates for certification by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). The events of September …

2004-06-16 National University Introduces New Early Childhood Development Program

La Jolla, Calif. – National University is offering a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Development through its School of Education.  The curriculum was designed to prepare preschool teachers to fulfill new state and federal requirements for degree programs in early childhood education. The No Child Left Behind Act, the National Head Start …

2004-06-10 National University Helps Deputies Earn Degrees Directly From Sheriff’s Department University

Los Angeles, Calif. – Seventeen more law enforcement officers attended graduation ceremonies on Thursday, May 27 at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Training Academy in Whittier.  They weren't cadets, but seasoned deputies and officers earning master's degrees in public administration from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department University. To date, a total of 65 …

2004-06-09 LEAD San Diego Honors Chancellor Lee with 2004 Visionary Award for Diversity

La Jolla, Calif. – National University System Chancellor and National University President Dr. Jerry C. Lee has been named a recipient of the 2004 Visionary Award, in the category of diversity. The Visionary Awards are presented by LEAD San Diego, Inc., an organization that promotes and fosters community leadership.   Chancellor Lee was recognized for his …

2004-05-26 Burbank High School Students Dominate National University Young Writers Contest

Los Angeles, Calif. – Students from Burbank High School dominated the Los Angeles area Young Writers Contest sponsored by National University, winning the fiction category and placing four finalists in the nonfiction and poetry categories. Schools throughout Los Angeles County were solicited for entries.  Approximately 70 submissions were received in March and were judged in …

2004-05-18 National University is Offering CCTC Reading Certificate Program to Credentialed Teachers

San Diego, Calif. – The National University School of Education is now offering a four-course California Reading Certificate program approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The California Reading Certificate program prepares qualified educators to teach reading with expertise in assessment and instruction. Those who complete the program will be eligible for the Commission's …