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Congratulations to Our March NCU Start Now Grant Recipients!

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the recipients of an NCU Start Now Grant. Our six recipients were selected on the strength of their written essay on the topic: “What was your 2017 New Year’s resolution, and how will an NCU master’s or doctoral degree help you achieve it?” New students selected to receive an NCU Start Now Grant will have their $10,000 grant applied to their tuition costs.

What is an Education Specialist Degree?

An Education Specialist (EdS) degree is a graduate degree that is designed to provide specific, highly focused expertise in certain subjects within education. The EdS degree is for educational professionals who want additional skills and knowledge beyond the master’s level, but may not be seeking a doctorate.

An Education Specialist degree is more advanced than a master's degree, but less time and resource consuming than a doctorate degree.

Keys to Effective Organizational Leadership

Organizational leadership is the merging of expert tactics with the application of human psychology to create a positive organizational culture and promotion of organizational development.

Keep the following tips in mind for becoming an effective leader:

Can Music Help You Study and Focus?

Listen. What’s that in the background? Is it rock, country or classical music? Did you know that certain types of music can help you focus?

March is Music in Our Schools Month, which was created to increase awareness of the importance of music in student’s lives.

Northcentral University Announces NCU Pinnacle of Technology Awards

Spring is a time of new beginnings. What better way to start yours than by enrolling in a degree program1, and utilizing your dream computer technology package? If you’re ready to pursue a higher degree, and are also in the market for a new computer technology package, Northcentral University may just have the answer.

Tips for Online Classes

You’ve made the decision to pursue your higher degree online, but now you’re probably wondering just how online classes work. Online classes offer unparalleled flexibility, but are a bit different than traditional classes. Here are some of our top tips for success in online class learning.

Tech Savvy:

Congratulations to Our February NCU Leading in Your Field Scholarship Recipients!

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the recipients of an NCU Leading in Your Field Scholarship.  Our eight recipients were selected on the strength of their written essay on the topic: “Please define what leadership means to you, and how a higher degree from NCU can help you achieve it?” For each course in their program taken and paid for by the scholarship recipient, NCU will provide the next course in their program at no tuition cost, which equates to funding half of their total graduate-level tuition for the applicable program.

6 Things You Should Know Before Pursuing Your Doctoral Degree

Are you considering the pursuit of a doctoral degree? If so, you are about to embark on a life-changing journey. Being well prepared for those changes can make it easier for you. Here are six tips for students to consider before pursuing a doctoral degree.

1—You may need to work hard to stay motivated while pursuing a doctoral degree.

Seeking Employment? First Step: Manage Your Online Reputation

Before posting that selfie of yourself at a rock concert, or making a statement about the current state of politics, you might want to stop and think. What may seem funny or clever at the time, could come back and bite you. If you’re seeking employment, it’s especially important to consider ways to manage your online reputation.

Is Online Learning Right For Me

Every student is different, some prefer the structure of a traditional class schedule, and being on campus. Other students prefer the freedom of taking classes when it's most convenient for them, and logging into class from the comfort of their own home. Online learning has become readily available at most learning levels, so why not find out if online learning is right for you? Take our quiz to learn whether or not online learning might be the perfect fit for you.

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