SHRM Resources Valuable to HR Professionals

The human resources field has changed dramatically in our contemporary workplace. Once viewed as part of an organization’s bureaucracy, primarily hiring employees, administering payroll and dealing with benefit programs, HR pros today are often seen as strategic partners, relied on by managers and executives to help better serve their customers – by acting as advocates and mentors to the organization’s valuable team members.

Marriage and Family Therapist Profession Makes CNN’s List of Best Jobs in America

CNNMoney/ recently released its annual list of the Best Jobs in America for 2012. Occupations are chosen based on numerous factors, including pay, job growth, and quality of life ratings such as personal satisfaction, benefit to society, stress level and flexibility.

This Valentine's Day, Learn About Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure

Northcentral University’s Charles K. West, Ph.D., LMFT, is ready to take on all the myths about Marriage and Family Therapy licensure, state regulations and the MFT National Examination. You’re invited to join us for this illuminating webinar on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. (PST). Register today for the next lecture in our series by sending an e-mail to: We’ll reserve your virtual ticket and you’ll be sent login information to the seminar through our GotoMeeting Webinar service.

Northcentral University PhD Student Featured on Cover of Florida Publication

When you are making a difference in your field and community, it can be hard for people not to notice.

Last week, it was John Sell, high school English teacher and NCU PhD in Education student who was recognized as Teacher of the Year in Delaware for doing what he does every day—inspiring students to learn.

Chipping Away at a Writer’s Block to Become a Published Author

By following the famous axiom, “write what you know,” Sharon Schwartz uses her experience as an    online graduate student at Nothcentral University and writes about online education for in St. Paul Minnesota

Northcentral University Doctoral Student Named 2013 Delaware Teacher of the Year

We are very pleased to announce that John Sell, an English teacher at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown, Delaware, and NCU student pursuing his

Sidestepping Time Traps: A Time Management Tip for Making the Most of Your Time

It can be tough to avoid a trap…especially when you don’t see it coming. That’s pretty much why they call it a trap, huh?

At Northcentral University, we are committed to providing our students with the tools and support they need to successfully complete their degree program, accomplish their educational goals, and help them avoid the trap of not finishing what they’ve started.

Control Your Time Debt: Time Management Tools for Online Students

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.      –Harvey Mackay, business author

Merriam-Webster defines debt as, “something owed.” Debt is most commonly associated with money. We’ve got national debt, international debt, student loan debt, credit card debt; the list goes on and on. But the thing that’s owed doesn’t have to be money. It can be anything. It can even be time.

Man on a Mission

David E. Lady NEVER stops and now, after earning his DBA in Management of Engineering & Technology here at NCU, he’s written a book designed to be a game changer for the IT industry

Priority Paper Piling: A Time Management Tip for Busy Professionals

Do you regularly sit down at your desk with the goal of completing some important task for work or school, only to find yourself completely overwhelmed by the papers strewn about your desk?

You don’t know what half of them are for, and you don’t want to know, but every single time they manage to drag your attention away from the thing you sat down to do. Just the sight of them in front of you immediately makes you feel stressed. Where do you begin?