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My name is Faith Petrov. I am a proud graduate of the MBA in Healthcare program, New Charter University. I would have never been able to accomplish this without the tremendous support I received from the NCU leadership, administrative staff, student advisor, and my professors. Just like so many of us who are studying online while trying to fulfill other life responsibilities, I was hesitant to enroll in the MBA program; I was anxious about whether I can handle both school work and other life responsibilities. My message to students is: Never get discouraged. Whether students or not, life will always impose multiple demands on us. It is better that we make strategies to manage such demands and take care of our study, health, and be thankful to the support and guidance we receive from those who made our success a reality.

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The MBA program at NCU is designed for success in practical, day to day, on the job, tasks. The content and project questions deal with real work situations that employees and managers face in their daily operations. Such formula helps students focus mostly on practical issues, strengthening their on the job thinking and problem solving skills. My advice to students: If in doubt or feel overwhelmed, contact your student advisor and professors to seek answers. Please trust that they will help you. We cannot get answers unless we ask. To New Charter University leadership, staff, professors, and students I wish you all the best with your future endeavors.

God be with your every step of life endeavors. Amen.

Faith PetrovMBA - 2019

I researched a long list of online and traditional MBA programs and I found New Charter University to be the best option for real-world experience and practical courses that I could use immediately in my career. Looking back, I’m thrilled to have completed my studies at New Charter University. It was challenging, rewarding and will carry me forward as I continue to learn and build my leadership skills.

I particularly enjoyed that nearly all of my professors have current real-world experience in Healthcare Leadership and Management, my area of focus in the MBA program. Thank you to New Charter University and all of my professors!

Dustin BurlesonMBA - 2018

Why I Chose New Charter University: It brings a different breeze to education by availing distance learning. It’s 21st Century approach of learning enables studying anywhere, anytime.

Advice I would give to students working on their degree: Education liberates and is a doorway to greater heights.

How the program helped my develop as a leader: It subjected me to diverse circumstances requiring leadership skills. Solving problems using the learned concepts and research gave me knowledge that keeps me a step or steps ahead.

Challenges that have come up in your degree program and how you overcame them: Divided attention sometimes since its self-paced learning. I collaborated with fellow students to help maintain my focus.

Lilian Wambui KimaniBSC In International Business Administration 2018

Degree program: Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice

My career: 18-20 years in loss Prevention and security. Currently in 3rd year as an elected official (Lauderdale County License Commissioner)

Company profile: Lauderdale County License Commissioners office. We handle all tags, titles, business license, hunting and fishing license, and drivers license renews for the county.

Why I chose New Charter University: My former boss told me about the university. He was taking classes which got me interested.

Advice I would like to give students working on their degree: Don’t give up. It took me 13 years to receive my degree. Life happens but don’t let that stop you. Get that part fixed and start back again. If I can do it, anyone can.

How the program helped develop me as a leader: I was able to take the things learned an apply to my job pretty easily. I understand the law better and how to use it to make the cases I made work in my favor.

Challenges that have come up in your degree program and how to overcome them: Life. It occurs which causes set backs. Get those set back done and then start back. Like I said earlier, it took me 13 years but I did it.

Rodney PettusBachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

One of the skills that learners need to make good use of is communication.

Throughout studies, I have faced tones of challenges e.g. losing a laptop. The coaches from NCU were very understanding in helping me to reconnect and submit my projects and occasionally extend the deadlines.

For the online studies, it is required of any learner to have a high level of discipline as there is no one to push you to work. You also have to challenge yourself i.e. have a goal and yearn to meet it. I mean, you are responsible for your own happiness, sadness or whatever state you are in...you own your future! Go out there and find what you love and have a passion for. Then give it your best shot.

Samuel Ochieng' NgesaMBA - Finance 2018

The major challenge is presented by the best benefit of the educational platform of the university; CONVENIENCE.

Convenience is the most important benefit provided by the university followed by the tailor made relevant courses. The fact that we have control over our learning gives us the benefit of learning and advancing our carriers even when we are working and seem to have less time for learning. However, without a proper individual plan and timetable for learning, we may reach the end of the time allocated for the course without actually completing. This has been a major challenge which has been a fault of my own due to undue procrastination. Learning needs discipline and effective planning without which we fail to reach our goal.

However, I was finally able to arrest the problems and complete my course “better late than never”.
If it were not for the support of the university team, I would not have finished my course. Kudos to the team at NCU and the great learning platform. Keep up the good work.

Adan HusseinMBA - Finance 2018

What our Alumni have to say about NCU!

“New Charter’s program didn’t just provide me with a degree, it provided me with an education. As a working professional and provider for my family, I did not have the time or ability to pursue my MBA at a traditional “brick and mortar” campus. New Charter provided me with a program that allowed me to work at my own pace, and provided courses that helped me gain real world perspective.”

John Brown FlyMBA - 2017

“The ideas and concepts presented in my NCU curriculum taught me how to be a better manager at work because I understand more about finance, accounting, and computers than I did before.”

David Robinson2017

“I have learned how to work with and develop employees to obtain positive business outcomes while maintaining positive employee morale.”

Lori Ann Arcomone2017

“New Charter University provided me with the roadmap to a degree and more importantly, my dreams. I am so proud to be a graduate and alumnus.”

Erik Kokkonen2017

“As I graduate with BCs in Business Management and Leadership from New Charter University am felt with gratitude to, Technology, Yea even coming from 3rd world internet has an abled me achieve what I could have done in a traditional class set up. Dedicated staff, I can only say NCU has the best instructors dedicated to learners needs and able to deal with people from across different social background. Flexible time table, One can complete courses within own time schedule so enough time to work on projects especially with General courses. Among other reason am grateful have had this rare opportunity to have my undergraduate degree from World class institution. One quick advise I can give to any learner taking NCU online courses is please do away with the habit of procrastination it wastes lots of valuable time.”

Joseph Muteti 2017

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