Dr. Peña earned a Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Advanced Accounting from Northcentral University in 2018. She obtained her master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in communications from Texas A&M International University
Dr. Peña shares why she chose to go back to school, her reasons for selecting NCU and her future plans to continue her education.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment within the field of computer and information technology is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026. This trend, along with the popularity of IT related careers, has students seeking out technology focused degrees.
Dr. Tricia McPheron, a 2019 NCU graduate who earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership celebrates her 20th year in education. As the principal of Coopersville Middle School, Dr. McPheron taught for 14 years and served an additional five years as a Middle School Dean of Students/Assistant Principal in a local school district.
Education has the power to help transform your life. We see evidence of this everyday as we hear our students’ success stories. Going back to school however, is challenging, especially at the graduate level. Not only does earning a degree take a considerable amount of your time, it also requires a financial commitment.
As a regionally accredited online university, Northcentral University has the privilege of serving students worldwide. Just as we are interested in learning more about you and your educational and career aspirations, we hope you’ll take the time to get to know us, discover how our programs and services work to reflect our Mission, Vision and Values, and our commitment to excellence in everything we do.