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NCU Celebrates Black History Month

At Northcentral University, we celebrate diversity in education through our faculty and student body, which is distributed around the world. We have students from more than 41 countries, and alumni from more than 70.

As a University, we embrace the value of equity in education and aim to maintain varied, inclusive representation among our faculty, team members and students. We support the diverse nature of our community by creating an environment in which the members of our global community experience educational growth, success and feel connected.

Announcing the Return of the NCU Leading In Your Field Scholarship

Based on the interest expressed in the NCU Leading in Your Field Scholarship during January, Northcentral University is pleased to offer the scholarship again in February.

Northcentral University will offer eight NCU Leading in Your Field Scholarships to new students in the School of Education, School of Business and Technology Management and School of Social and Behavioral Sciences who have applied to an NCU master’s or doctoral degree program* by February 27, 2017.

Congratulations to Our NCU Marriage and Family Sciences Community Hope Scholarship Recipients!

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the two new students who were chosen as recipients of an NCU Marriage and Family Sciences Community Hope Scholarship. These students will receive full tuition scholarships for the master’s or doctoral degree program of their choice in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ Department of Marriage and Family Sciences!

NCU Hockey Hero Search Launched!

Northcentral University Partners with the Arizona Coyotes to Reward Top Hockey Hero with Full Tuition Scholarship

Northcentral University and the Arizona Coyotes are shining a light on Hockey Heroes with the NCU Hockey Hero of the Year Scholarship. This full tuition NCU bachelor’s completion, master’s or doctoral scholarship will be awarded to an individual* who has given unconditionally to support hockey and the hockey dreams of others in the community, while potentially sacrificing their own educational pursuits.

Five Tips for the Best Online College Experience

You’ve just committed to an online degree program, and you want to ensure you’re on the right track to accomplish your goals.  Below are five tips to get your online education on the right track:

10 Reasons to Pursue Your Master’s Degree in 2017

It’s a new year. Time for a new you? Maybe you’ve been thinking about getting a master’s degree since you graduated with your bachelor’s degree. Whether that was last month, last year or ten years ago, it might be time to revisit that nagging question. Why should I get a master’s degree? Do I want the potential to earn more money? A job promotion? Or learn an entirely different skill? To help you evaluate if a higher degree is right for you, below are ten reasons to consider when deciding whether to pursue your master’s degree in 2017.

#1-Potentially Earn More

Great Student New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

The holidays are over, and the last piece of pie has been consumed. It’s a brand new year. Now is the perfect time for a fresh outlook. Whether you’re just getting ready to start a new degree, or half-way through earning your PhD, New Year’s resolutions for students are a great way to define goals, reassess priorities and keep your eye on the big picture.

Don’t put off what you can do today.

Northcentral University Names Dean to Head New School of Health Sciences

Northcentral University is pleased to announce that Dr. Laurie Shanderson has joined NCU as the Founding Dean of its new School of Health Sciences.

Before taking this position, Shanderson served as both Associate Dean and Assistant Dean for the School of Health Sciences at Stockton University in Galloway, NJ. She received a Bachelor in Health and Human Services from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Master of Public Administration from Pace University and a PhD in Health Services from Walden University.

Announcing the November NCU 20th Anniversary Grant Recipients

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the recipients of a November NCU 20th Anniversary Grant. Twenty new students pursuing master’s or doctoral degree programs in Business, Education or Psychology were selected to receive a grant valued at $2,000. The NCU 20th Anniversary Grant recipients by School and program are:

Northcentral University Announces New Graduate Programs

Cutting-Edge New Master’s and PhD Programs in Business and Psychology Launched Today

Today, Northcentral University launched new programs to meet student interest in emerging areas of focus. Each new program centers on preparing students for an increasingly global workforce and challenges of a rapidly changing world in the 21st century.

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