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Northcentral University

About Northcentral University
NCU, a regionally accredited university devoted 100 percent to distance-learning education, offers master’s and doctoral degree programs in business and psychology designed specifically to meet the needs of career-minded adults.

What makes NCU unique is that there are absolutely no campus residency or on-site requirements. Our totally online distance-learning approach allows learning to take place anytime, at any place. All course work is done completely through the Internet, from the comfort and convenience of home or office. Communication with faculty, staff, advisors and other Learners is via email, phone, computer video, and online forums. No travel is required in order to complete coursework.

Our flexible enrollment policy enables Learners to start courses the first day of the month following their acceptance, and complete them anytime within the 16-week term. Learners may begin their next course upon completion of the previous course in order to move quickly through their degree program.

NCU’s faculty mentors make sure that Learners are never alone throughout their educational journey. They provide guidance and feedback, and encourage Learners to seek the knowledge necessary for success, rather than just going through the motions. Mentors evaluate coursework against professional and real-world standards, and promote application and understanding of course material.

NCU offers the highest quality program content and service to our Learners, yet understands that, for Learners who want to get ahead in their careers, higher education must be affordable. NCU’s tuition is comparatively lower than other distance-learning universities, and Title IV financial aid is available to those who qualify. Convenient payment plans are also available.

MBA and PhD Business Degree Programs
NCU offers an MBA and PhD in Business Administration for present and prospective managers, and for those professionals who require training at the graduate level. NCU recognizes that today’s competitive workplace increasingly calls for education and training that goes beyond what can be obtained at the undergraduate level.

The MBA presents Learners with the conceptual overview of modern theory and practice in each of the key areas of managerial responsibility. The following specializations are offered at the graduate level:

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Financial Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Public Administration

MA & PhD Psychology Degree Programs
NCU’s graduate level Psychology programs enable Learners to continue their formal professional education at the graduate level in the behavioral science of psychology. Learners are provided with the knowledge and skills needed for professional growth and advancement, while being encouraged to grow personally through self-improvement and intellectual accomplishment. These programs integrate formal academic learning with individual and community problems, and prepare Learners for advanced studies including research and preparation for scholarship and systematic inquiry. Graduate specializations include:

  • General Psychology
  • Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

NCU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information on our programs, please visit, or call (888) 327-2877.

MEd, EdD and PhD in Education coming soon. Watch our web site for information.

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