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Take Five. A Moment With Our Alumni – Mr. J.C. Baker

As a social innovator and a change agent, J.C. Baker is a Certified Professional in Financial Services and MBA, who is completing his Doctorate in Business Administration at NCU with a focus on Organizational Leadership.

How You Can Turn Your MBA into Your Own Business

Entrepreneurship is the personification of the spirit of America. Aspiring entrepreneurs all start with an idea and thirst for innovation, building their once small businesses into billion-dollar corporations known and admired across the globe. Becoming your own boss is a mixture of excitement and dread, transforming into a sense of accomplishment in “having made it.”

What Types of Careers Can You Pursue with a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)

A Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is a field of study that offers high-level training to professionals seeking senior management positions in their chosen business fields. Similar to a PhD in other areas of study, a DBA is the highest educational degree you can attain in the field of business administration.

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Christine Benz

NCU Dr Christine BenzDr. Christine Benz earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from NCU in 2015. As the head of the Training & Development for a global technology firm, she has this to say about her DBA:

Take Five. A Moment With Our Alumni – Jenita Bonisa

Jenita Bonisa tells us why she counted on NCU to help make her dream of owning her own business come true. After 12 years as an elementary school teacher in the Indianapolis Public Schools, she returned to college and earned her Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in General Business from NCU in December of 2015.

NCU Student Disabilities Services Making a Difference for ADA Students

Diversity is an essential component of Northcentral University’s mission. As an online university, we have a unique opportunity to celebrate diversity by removing barriers impeding diverse and historically underserved communities from acquiring an accredited graduate level education.

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.

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