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Welcome to Northcentral University

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, Psychology and Marriage & Family 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.


     - Regionally accredited
     - One-to-One faculty mentored approach
     - No physical residency requirements
     - Highly credentialed faculty
     - Applied experiential learning
     - Weekly course starts


In addition to regional accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 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


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