Notre Dame de Namur University degree programs are designed to help individuals achieve professional and personal growth. The university provides its students with an education in which the concepts of community engagement, social justice and global peace are one with the learning experience.

Founded in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDNU is a private, co-educational Catholic University - located right in the heart of Silicon Valley - with a rich tradition of personalized, career-oriented education. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, NDNU is committed to learning and one-on-one guidance from a distinguished staff of dedicated professors. NDNU’s online programs are designed for flexibility, accessibility and maximum career impact.


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Notre Dame de Namur University





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Online courses are 8 weeks long (7 weeks plus 1 week break)with 6 starts per year


Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)


NDNU is ranked among the top tier Western Region Master’s Universities in 2010 U.S. News and World Report rakings.


Master of Public Administration - The online Master of Public Administration from NDNU features three career-building concentrations to match your interests and professional goals. This program is for individuals who want to build their career in the non-profit world, including both government and non-government entities:


Master of Business Administration – NDNU’s online MBA is an affordable program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and can be completed in two years or less. It’s an MBA that provides the flexibility to balance online courses and current obligations to advance your education and your career. We invite you to visit ACBSP [link:] to gain additional context about the academic quality and assessment required to obtain this prestigious accreditation.

In this program, you will learn to make critical decisions, implement strategic planning and develop comprehensive business solutions. With a curriculum you can tailor to your specific interests and professional goals, this MBA teaches theory as well as real-world business application. NDNU’s faculty of experienced professionals from the San Francisco business community provide hands-on knowledge and lend valuable insights to every aspect of the program.


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A Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Notre Dame de Namur (NDNU) gives you the ability to understand, analyze and communicate global, economic, legal and ethical aspects of business, positioning you for a multitude of lucrative opportunities.

This program ensures you attain critical leadership and decision-making skills sought by today’s employers and, as a graduate, you will be prepared to take on extensive strategic planning, marketing and operational responsibilities.

The concentrations within this program open the door to a wide range of high-level job titles ranging from manager to vice president.

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