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Duke University School of Nursing offers both its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree programs using distance-based and online technologies. As an early adopter of distance education more than two decades ago, the School has a proven track record in using creative approaches to teaching and learning in order to deliver top-quality distance education. A diverse community of scholars and clinicians, Duke University School of Nursing is educating the next generation of transformational leaders in nursing. We advance nursing science in issues of global importance and foster the scholarly practice of nursing. We have been ranked first in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report for its 2018 Best Nursing Schools rankings.

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Duke's Distributed Master of Engineering Management Program (d-MEMP) is an innovative distance option that integrates the flexibility of online classes with cohort-centric on-campus residencies. In two years you can earn a Master of Engineering Management degree remotely while working full-time ...

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The Duke Environmental Leadership Master of Environmental Management (DEL-MEM) program offers working professionals the opportunity to continue their education, advance their careers, and become leaders in their organizations. The innovative, flexible format of this online program lets participants maintain their careers and personal lives while earning a master’s degree over the course two years (four semesters).

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The Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL) Program provides environmental professionals the technical skills and leadership needed to advance their careers and deepen their personal commitment to their field. DEL’s highly interactive online Master of Environmental Management degree and Executive Education courses are designed for environmental professionals and leaders and delivered by Nicholas School of the Environment faculty, Duke University colleagues and practicing professionals.

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Working professionals from around the globe come together to earn a world-class MBA in the 17-month Global Executive MBA program. You’ll grow beyond your comfort zone through international residencies that emphasize how culture and institutions shape business in Asia, Latin America, Europe, and North America. A unique team approach ensures that you learn from your classmates, high-potential peers working in different markets with expertise in different functions. You’ll build business acumen and a diverse global network—without interrupting your career.

Fuqua's MSQM: Health Analytics program is designed for working professionals with strong quantitative backgrounds. This 17-month master’s program provides the business fundamentals, industry context, and advanced data analytics needed for decision-making in health care markets. As the industry confronts policy reforms and the transition from rewarding volume of care to value of care, you’ll be prepared to identify the hidden patterns in data to uncover the interdependencies driving medical outcomes and costs. With your new analytic skills you’ll be able to help health organizations and business leaders improve medical care and strengthen financial performance.

Designed for working professionals with strong quantitative backgrounds, the 19-month online Master of Science in Quantitative Management: Business Analytics program provides the business fundamentals and advanced data-analytics training needed for decision-making in modern business environments. As a professional who can go beyond the mere mechanics and identify business insights from business analytics, you’ll be in high demand in companies seeking to reap the full benefits of the growing surge of big data and advances in data science and digital technology. With your new business analytics skills, you’ll be able to help your organization improve business outcomes and drive innovations.

Already earned an MBA or other master's degree in management? Our online Accelerated Master of Science in Quantitative Management: Business Analytics program builds on your general business knowledge to provide the advanced data analytics skills needed in today’s economy. In 12 months you’ll go beyond the mechanics to identify true business insights from data analysis, positioning you to help organizations leverage the growing surge of data and advances in digital technology. Combining your business background with new big data and analytics skills, you will learn how to develop business insights for your work and be ready for new career opportunities.

Financial literacy is a fundamental component of management and leadership. Regardless of your role in your organization, you should understand how different decisions impact your organization’s bottom line today, and in the future. Our online Financial Analysis for Non-Finance Leaders open-enrollment program introduces you to the essential elements of financial reporting, including managerial and financial accounting.  You’ll learn to interpret financial statements, develop a greater understanding of the ways financial information is used as a strategic tool for decision making, and develop the capability to communicate operating, marketing, sales, and growth strategies in financial terms.

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Duke Divinity School’s outstanding academic programs provide a strong foundation for Christian ministry and leadership, ensuring that students are prepared to serve the church and the world. The Master of Arts in Christian Practice (M.A.C.P.) degree is designed for students to engage in disciplined theological reflection to enrich their Christian service in the church and world. This program is designed primarily for those seeking to enhance lay vocations while remaining in full-time ministry or in other professional positions. The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program engages pastors and leaders of other Christian institutions in rigorous and imaginative theological reflection as they continue to serve in their current ministerial roles. Combining short on-campus residential seminars with distance learning, this program offers Christian leaders the flexibility they need to earn a doctorate without leaving their positions.  

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Whether you are looking to upgrade skills in your current field or looking for training in a whole new area, our Professional Certificates can help you take that next step on your career track. Our programs are designed with the needs of working adults in mind, with evening and weekend class sessions and at a moderate cost. Join an energetic, committed peer network in classes taught by seasoned professionals and gain a credential that makes you stand out in today’s changing and competitive workplace.

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Duke Integrative Medicine’s world-class Integrative Health Coach Professional Training program will teach you how to dynamically engage individuals to make transformational health behavior changes that maximize their health and well-being. Based in research and years of clinical experience, the program combines an online curriculum with onsite face-to-face training in order to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals. This combination provides students with hands-on experiential practice, preparing graduates to immediately utilize their skills.

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Take your knowledge and career to the next level with one of Duke's online degree programs. From professional certificates to doctoral degrees, our programs offer flexible options for students to be a part of a transformative educational experience at a top-ranked research university. As part of our intellectual community, you will be engaged and challenged while you are equipped to pursue whatever path you choose after Duke. 

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