Northcentral University

Northcentral University: Online Graduate Education at a Higher Degree

Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally- relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university. As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master's degrees in marriage and family therapy. NCU utilizes a one-to-one learning model—one student is paired with a professor in each course—to create a more personalized, individual experience for students enhanced by their professors' real-world experience. NCU professors all hold doctoral degrees, and none of our programs have residency requirements, allowing access to students no matter where they live.

Northcentral University's Headquarters is located at 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92106.

Unparalleled Flexibility - Built around you.

  • 100% online* so you can pursue your degree anytime, anywhere
  • Weekly course starts to t your busy schedule
  • No residency requirements and no need to travel to a physical campus
  • No entrance exams
  • Premier Education - All courses are taught by professors who hold doctoral degrees, so you learn from seasoned professionals in your field of study.

    • WASC accredited; the same regional accreditation as other prestigious institutions in America
    • One-to-one learning approach where professors focus on you
    • Excellent university resources to support your success now and in the future

    Tailored To Busy Professionals - NCU is designed for self-starters like you.

    • No group classes or projects to interfere with your schedule
    • You determine your schedule

    * Marriage & Family Sciences courses are primarily online, however, practicum/ internships/clinical supervision activities include traditional engagement in the communities in which our students live.

    NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit www.ncu.edu/program-disclosures.

    In addition to regional accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), NCU's Bachelor of Business Administration, MBA, DBA and PhD-BA degree programs in the School of Business 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.

    NCU's Bachelor of Business Administration, MBA, DBA and PhD-BA degree business programs in the School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 W 119 th Street, Overland Park, Kansas, 66213, 913-339-9356, http://www.acbsp.org.

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration/Human Resource Specialization fully aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

    * Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, 800.283.7476, https://www.shrm.org.

    Northcentral University is recognized as a Registered Education Provider (REP) at the Global Provider Enrollment Level by Project Management Institute (PMI) ®.

    * Project Management Institute (PMI) ®, 14 Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA 19073, 855.746.4849, https://www.pmi.org. * For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed programs, and other important information, please visit our website at www.ncu.edu/program-disclosures.

    Northcentral University now offers the rst distance-based MAMFT program to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COMAFTE), plus the first and only distance-based PhD in MFT program to be accredited by COAMFTE. This coveted programmatic accreditation ensures that the University’s programs align with national accreditation standards.

    The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Marriage and Family Therapy at Northcentral University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, (703) 838- 9808, http://www.coamfte.org, coa@aamft.org.

    Northcentral University’s MEd PK-12 program has earned national accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2020 by demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical experiences, selectivity, program impact, and capacity for continuous improvement. CAEP is a professional accreditor that promotes excellence in educator preparation through quality assurance and continuous improvement and is the only national accreditor for educator preparation.

    The Northcentral University Master of Education Program, which is designed to prepare professional educators to become effective leaders, re ective practitioners and successful communicators within the diverse eld of education, centering on improving teaching, learning, research and leadership contributions throughout PK-12 Education, has earned national accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2020. Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, 202.223.0077, http://www.caepnet.org.

    Visit www.ncu.edu and reference the "NCU Programs Specializations for External Lead Providers" excel file for degree program and specialization content. Additionally, you can contact your NCU Account Manager for additional degree program and specialization specific content outside of short and long program descriptions.

    Contact your NCU Account Manager for approved multimedia content, or assistance with any needs.

    Use of the phrases "100% online," "completely online" and/or "fully online" is approved for all Schools except the Department of Marriage and Family Sciences within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Whenever using the above phrases across all NCU Schools, the following asterisked disclaimer is required:

    * Marriage & Family Sciences courses are primarily online, however, practicum/internships/clinical supervision activities include traditional engagement in the communities in which our students live.

    Grant or scholarship focused copy and creative content (e.g. "You may qualify for a grant/scholarship") used in advertisement or promotional material is strictly prohibited without written authorization from Northcentral University.

    Northcentral University offers online master's degree programs in business administration, education, psychology, marriage and family therapy, and technology, that can help you develop the skills and knowledge to lead others within your organization and make a positive difference in your eld. As a premier graduate- focused, regionally accredited, online university in the U.S., Northcentral is designed for self-motivated scholars and working professionals-like you-who seek a high quality online master's program. No other university can match NCU's uniquely flexible approach to earning a graduate degree online, which includes weekly course starts to t your schedule. Our online programs allow you to pursue your degree on your time. At NCU, there are no residency requirements or need to travel to a physical campus. All courses are taught by professors who hold doctoral degrees, so you learn from seasoned professionals in your eld of study. Our one-to-one learning model allows professors to focus on you. Without any GMAT or GRE requirements for NCU's master's degree programs, you will apply leadership principles in your eld to real- world problems and case studies wherever you may live. NCU offers career-relevant specializations to choose from, as well as accelerated track options to help you reach your goals even faster.

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