Northcentral University was founded with the goal of providing accessible, high-quality, online graduate degrees to working professionals. NCU currently serves students worldwide, focusing on Doctoral and Master's degrees in the Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education, and Behavioral and Health Sciences. Providing unprecedented access to regionally accredited online graduate degree programs utilizing a One-to-One faculty-mentored approach to online learning with highly-credentialed faculty, Northcentral University is an excellent choice for adult students who share a passion for excellence in higher education.
Northcentral University was founded to provide accessible, high-quality, online graduate degrees to working professionals. As a regionally accredited, online university, NCU serves students worldwide, focusing on Doctoral and Master’s degree programs in the Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education, Psychology and Marriage and Family Sciences. NCU utilizes a One-to-One Teaching Model—one student paired with a member of NCU’s 100% doctoral faculty in each course— to create a more personalized education experience for adult students who share a passion for excellence in higher education.
Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 1.800.621.7440, www.ncahlc.org).
Northcentral University strives to enable students to make informed choices about their academic program selection by making disclosures to prospective students in a clear, timely, and meaningful way. Visit www.ncu.edu/GE for more information.
Active programs and specializations may vary. Please contact NCU for current program and specialization offerings.
In addition to regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), NCU’s degree programs in the School of Business and Technology Management are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). NCU was the first accredited online university to feature an ACBSP accredited business school.
The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) degree program at NCU is the first program with distance education to receive the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education’s (COAMFTE) coveted programmatic accreditation, ensuring that the University’s program aligns with national accreditation standards.
The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Northcentral University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Tel. No. (703) 838-9808.
The Master of Education (MEd) PK-12 program at NCU has received initial five-year accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). TEAC accreditation certifies that Northcentral University has provided evidence that its MEd program adheres to TEAC’s quality principles and will support educational leadership for today’s PK-12 teachers through courses that are current and relevant to the field.
The Northcentral University Master of Education Program, which is designed to prepare professional educators to become effective leaders, reflective practitioners and successful communicators within the diverse field of education, centering on improving teaching, learning, research and leadership contributions throughout PK-12 Education, is granted Initial Accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from 2013-2018.
Northcentral University educates professionals throughout the world and provides an accessible opportunity to earn a U.S. regionally accredited degree. Northcentral mentors students One-to-One with highly credentialed faculty via advanced delivery modalities. Northcentral commits to helping students achieve academically and become valuable contributors to their communities and within their professions.
Northcentral University is a premier online graduate university and a global leader in providing unprecedented access to U.S. regionally accredited higher education.
We hold all members of our community to the highest ethical standards of professional and academic conduct and the rules and regulations of U.S. higher education.
Innovation: We envision new and innovative education delivery systems, and support proven concepts of teaching and learning. We encourage our community to seek solutions to educational challenges that will improve the quality of our programs and services.
Diversity: We value diversity of thought and action as a strength that allows our community to transcend organizational and geographical boundaries. We expect members of our community to treat people with respect and dignity.
Excellence: Our community is committed to excellence in academics and service. We value leadership and strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. We define and measure outcomes and take action to ensure that our community's passion for excellence is never compromised.
Accountability: We are deeply committed to holding each member of the University responsible for their scholarly and professional work. We expect financial responsibility in the actions of our students and University team.
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