7/1/2014 - Westminster College and Northcentral University Establish Educational Alliance to Benefit Alumni, Faculty and Staff


Media Contacts:
Alanna Vitucci / Northcentral University
avitucci@ncu.edu / 480.710.6843

Rob Crouse / Westminster College
Rob.Crouse@westminster-mo.edu / 573-291-9399

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, July 1, 2014 – Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that it has formed an educational alliance with Westminster College of Fulton, Mo.

As part of the agreement, Westminster College alumni, faculty and staff will receive a preferred tuition rate for all programs at Northcentral University. Northcentral University offers master’s and doctoral degrees in business and technology management, marriage and family sciences, education and psychology as well as post-baccalaureate and post-master’s certificates.

“We are pleased to begin this partnership with Northcentral University to offer advanced degree programs and certificates to Westminster College alumni and employees in the fields of education, business administration, psychology, and therapy,” said Westminster President Dr. George B. Forsythe.

“NCU programs will provide our students and employees the flexibility they need in their personal and professional lives to still work toward advancing their academic and career goals,” added Forsythe.

“At NCU, we are focused on providing our students with a rich, engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically rigorous education - online,” shared Dr. Scott Burrus, Provost and Chief Academic Officer. “We look forward to serving Westminster College alumni, faculty and employees for years to come.”

About Northcentral University
Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. Northcentral University offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees in business and technology management, education, psychology, as well as marriage and family therapy. Courses are taught one-to-one by a member of NCU's 100 percent doctoral faculty, and there are no physical residency requirements. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). For more information, visit www.ncu.edu or call (888) 628-2078. For program disclosures, please visit www.ncu.edu/GE.

About Westminster College
Founded in 1851, Westminster College is one of the top liberal arts colleges in America, according to all major educational ranking firms including U.S. News & World Report, Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review and Washington Monthly. National high school counselors recognize Westminster as one of the Top Two Liberal Arts Colleges in Missouri to receive the best education. This selective college for men and women is an 86-acre residential campus in Fulton, MO. Westminster is a challenging academic environment where students are educated to lead and inspired to achieve. Ninety-six percent of Westminster graduates start their first job or enroll in graduate or professional schools within six months of graduation.

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