Northcentral University

Northcentral University

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What They're Known For:

Northcentral University (NCU) is an online university founded in 1996 with the goal of providing accessible, high-quality, and relevant degree options to working professionals. NCU prides itself on its unique “One-to-One Teaching Model,” in which one member of NCU’s 100% doctoral faculty is paired with one student in every course, to create a more personalized education experience. The University offers degrees ranging from bachelor’s to doctorate in the following areas: Business and Technology Management, Education, Marriage and Family Sciences, and Psychology.

Unique Opportunities:

A regionally accredited university, Northcentral University provides more than 9,000 students with high-quality education in an online setting.

  • NCU lets students choose when and where to complete their weekly assignments, making this university a convenient choice for busy working professionals, military personnel, and international students.
  • NCU’s Master of Education (MEd) PK-12 program has received initial five-year accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
  • NCU’s Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy is the first predominantly online program to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), ensuring that the program aligns with national accreditation standards. 
  • The university offers an abundance of online resources, including a library, writing center, and academic assistance.
  • Students can interact with faculty members via chat and webcam for a friendly, personal learning experience.
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Why We Love NCU:

  • The University holds regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • NCU’s business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
  • Their 100% doctoral faculty is committed to helping students succeed in today’s diverse global environment by helping them enhance their problem-solving, critical thinking and communication skills. 
  • NCU offers financial aid options, preferred military tuition, and tuition assistance arrangements with participating employers.

Student Reviews

Northcentral has assisted me in realizing a lifelong dream. I had mentors who were wonderful and who I still e-mail just to say 'hi'