North Park University

Introduction

A Rich History

Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, North Park University is located on Chicago's north side and enrolls 3,200 students from around the country and the world. At North Park, excellence implies not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and the Christian faith but also a spirit of innovation, reaching out to serve and to learn from the dynamic community around us.

Connections Local and Global

North Park works to engage the neighborhood and city in which we live in ways that enrich the lives of the campus and connect us to the diverse people of Chicago whose roots extend around the globe. Graduate and special undergraduate programs bring an adult, working professionals to the campus on evenings and weekends. The intentional engagement of the city of Chicago supports and complements enhancing the University's resources in the liberal arts as well as in specialized areas such as business, the health sciences, and education.

Distinctively Christian

We are a Christian university, committed to relating faith in Jesus Christ to the aims of higher education. Ours is not a conformist environment; acceptance of diversity and ecumenism is the spirit of our campus. Our door is open to students who recognize that education always implies values. In North Park's classrooms, you will find a full-time faculty of accomplished Christian teachers and scholars, and on our campus, a community of faith.

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We invite you to learn more about North Park—a special place with a history extending back more than a century and a future expanding to meet the challenges of tomorrow. We are looking for men and women who long to grow in knowledge and faith, and who seek a sense of vocation through leadership and a life of service in a global society.

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Master of Divinity

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

As you respond to God’s call to vocational ministry, a master of divinity (MDiv) is the foundation you need to seek ordination to Christian service. [+]

Master of Divinity Earn Your Master of Divinity

As you respond to God’s call to vocational ministry, a master of divinity (MDiv) is the foundation you need to seek ordination to Christian service. While historically the degree is focused on training individuals for congregational ministry, North Park’s MDiv is also excellent preparation for leadership in specialized ministries, including parachurch and nonprofit organizations. The flexibility within the degree, the Seminary’s centrality in the Evangelical Covenant Church community, and the academic and community resources at North Park allow you to explore topics unique to your current and future ministries while you develop the theological and formational foundation you need for your vocational life.... [-]


Master of Music in Vocal Performance

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

A master of music in vocal performance degree is an important step on your career journey as a classical singer. [+]

Master of Music in Vocal Performance Earn Your Master's in Vocal Performance

A master of music in vocal performance degree is an important step on your career journey as a classical singer. You’ll explore technique, style, lyric diction, and more, gaining valuable performance experience through solo and ensemble work. Advanced training will help you grow your own talent and ability so you can successfully pursue roles in festivals, workshops, and companies. You’ll also be prepared for performance and coaching careers in a variety of professional, nonprofit, or church settings.

Why North Park?

North Park’s master’s program in vocal performance recognizes the uniqueness of all singers, offering individual attention in vocal technique, performance, academic preparation, coaching, and pedagogical instruction to help you excel on your own path. Your study will include private lessons, survey courses, workshops, and ensembles, preparing you for a performance career and as a coach for other singers. The School of Music’s close connections to Chicago’s music community provide opportunities to learn from active professionals and to experience a wide range of performances as you grow toward your own professional goals.... [-]


Master of Nonprofit Administration

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

A master of nonprofit administration degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management will prepare you for senior-level positions in the nonprofit sector. [+]

Master of Nonprofit Administration Earn Your Master of Nonprofit Administration

The master of nonprofit administration (MNA) degree prepares individuals to lead nonprofits across the sector. This degree covers all the disciplines essential to running effective, mission-driven organizations, from fundraising to financial decision-making to governance. A particular focus on strategic management, as well as relevant regulations and external reporting requirements, will help you develop the skills you need to serve as an executive in both small and large organizations.

Why North Park?

A master of nonprofit administration degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management will prepare you for senior-level positions in the nonprofit sector. North Park University has been recognized as having one of the most comprehensive nonprofit programs in the country—we understand the importance of connecting your organization’s mission to best business practices and innovative strategies. Your coursework will be immediately relevant to your work and career, and a flexible schedule includes classes taught in an accelerated format at night, on weekends, and online. This fully-accredited program integrates theory with real-life situations to help you develop successful strategies for your organization.... [-]


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