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National Library Workers Day

Did you know that National Library Workers Day is April 11th? Too often we take a tremendous asset like the NCU Library for granted. But when you stop to think about it, it’s one of the resources you’ll use most frequently. Our extensive online library is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers searchable databases containing full-text articles and abstracts of leading publications in fields relevant to all degree programs.

Best Brain Foods for Studying and Memory Boosts

We’ve always been told you are what you eat. Science tells us that some foods increase awareness and mental sharpness, while other foods make us lethargic and give us brain fog.

Top MBA Career Paths: What Are Your Options?

What kinds of jobs are available to MBA graduates?

According to the Financial Times, the primary reason most students pursue an MBA is to increase their salary. And while tuition is on the rise, so is the average alumni pay — $142,000, a 12% increase since 2014.

What Can You Do with a Master's in Education?

Traditional teaching roles continuously evolve. Many recent graduates want to continue their education to build upon their teaching skills or pursue a career beyond the classroom. They discover that an online master's in education can help them attain a higher paying teaching job or other positions within the field of education.

NCU Announces Dream Big Scholarship Recipients

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the February Dream Big scholarship recipients! These ten recipients will receive a full tuition scholarship to help them follow their higher education goals!

The NCU Dream Big scholarship recipients are:

Pauline Attiyeh of Indianapolis, IN

What Can You Do with an MBA?

A Masters in Business Administration, or an MBA as it is more commonly known, is an advanced business degree that can be earned by students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in business or another field. MBA degree holders are attractive to employers for their ability to address uncertainty, solve problems and think critically. Earning an MBA may lead to a higher salary, a position in management, and marketability in an ever-evolving job market.

What Can You Do with a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching?

There are few, if any, careers as fulfilling and consequential as the teaching profession. We entrust our most precious asset to them, our children, as well as the potential of a better tomorrow for all. That is why Northcentral University has developed a new Master of Arts degree in Teaching to help students gain the knowledge and experience necessary to help them fully reach their potential.

Alumni Spotlight: James "Jimmy" Sheets, Ph.D.

Northcentral University graduates go on to lead fascinating lives. We are talking with Dr. Jimmy Sheets who graduated in June 2017 with a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Homeland Security Leadership and Policy. Dr. Sheets is currently working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

What Can You Do with a Master's in Organizational Leadership?

Some say that a MSOL is the MBA of the new millennium. Advancing your organizational leadership skills is something that virtually any business or organization needs. So, what exactly is an organizational leadership degree?

Higher Education with a Purpose

Education can make the difference between dreaming and achieving. For some, however, access to education is an overwhelming obstacle standing in between them and a better tomorrow.

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