Graduate Degree Holders Have an Edge in Lifelong Learning

Hitting the books to earn a graduate degree can open new doors in your career, and it can also give you an edge in lifelong learning.

NCU Student Selected for Presidential Award

Congratulations to NCU School of Marriage and Family Sciences doctoral student, Shamika Williams-Henley! The high school science teacher is set to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Thursday, July 30 at the White House in Washington, DC.

E-Learning Gives You Educational Flexibility

Do you ever wish you had more flexibility in your education? For most of us, the answer is yes.  And if you are working and going to school, you are probably finding yourself very pressed for study time. That’s why e-learning could be the answer to a flexible education. 

NCU’s Research Team Awarded Best Paper at 2015 Distance Learning Administration Conference

As a graduate and research focused institution, Northcentral University’s academic leadership, faculty and team members actively pursue opportunities to contribute to the betterment of online graduate education.

Here’s Why You Should Pursue an MBA

We all know that earning an MBA is no easy task. The cost, the time and the overall life sacrifices that often go hand-in-hand with achieving such a degree can be discouraging for many prospective students. Also, the thought of having to take a GRE® or GMAT® exam can be daunting for many students. Not to mention the fact that most graduate schools require a certain score on these exams for students to even have the chance of getting into the school’s MBA program.

3 Things I Learned from My Dad

Not every child is lucky enough to have the kind of father that I do. The kind that leads by example in everything he does, instills in you a sense of pride through his work ethic and dedication to his family, chases you up the stairs pretending he’s a monster until you’re far too old to believe it, and walks you down the aisle with pride. I get it – I’m lucky.

Recognizing and Overcoming LGBTQ Discrimination in a University Setting

Too often LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) students fall victim to discrimination – simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

6 Things You Should Know About Your GI Bill

Northcentral University has military students around the world who are using their hard-earned GI Bill® benefits to pay for higher learning. And with our flexible approach, NCU is helping students take full advantage of their benefits, making us a very GI Bill-friendly atmosphere. But understanding how these benefits work can be challenging. So here are six GI Bill facts to help you achieve your academic goals.

Benefits Time Frame

Northcentral University Visits Universidad de la Habana

Northcentral University doctoral students of all disciplines were recently presented with the opportunity to visit Cuba's Universidad de la Habana. During their visit, students participated in field placements to learn about Cuban education, applied and research psychology and marriage and family therapy, and emerging business opportunities. The following is a short, visual representation of their time spent impacting the local community.

5 Common Core Resources for Parents

Are you struggling to understand how Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have changed your child’s classroom, homework and overall educational experience? You’re not alone. As states choose to adopt these standards, it’s not just the teachers and students that have been forced to make adjustments, it’s parents like you, too.