Press Releases

Northcentral University Accreditation Reaffirmed Through 2028

Mar 4 2021

March 4, 2021 — WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) reaffirmed Northcentral University’s accreditation for eight years. In its formal notification of action to Northcentral University, WSCUC commended Northcentral for best practices in several areas, including doctoral dissertation quality and asynchronous online learning, which the accreditor noted could serve as models for institutions nationwide.

NCU Collaborates to Upskill Staff in Behavioral and Mental Health Support Services

Feb 4 2021

Contact: Kate Stober, University Communications,, 480.253.3497

San Diego, Calif – Jan. 28, 2021 – Northcentral University collaborated with National University System’s (NUS) Workforce Education Solutions and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, the largest children’s hospital in California, to develop a customized workforce training program in mental and behavioral health education for hospital staff.

NCU Expands College Access to Adults through Partnership with StraighterLine

Feb 2 2021

Contact: Kate Stober
Senior Manager, University Communications

SAN DIEGO, CA (February 3, 2021) -- Going back to college once you’ve dropped out can seem overwhelming. Finding the right program, making time around a full-time job—and then there’s the cost.

NCU Announces Free NCU Continuing Education Course in Nursing

Feb 1 2021

Contact: Renee Hikiji, Director, Center for Professional and Continuing Education,

On February 1, NCU opened enrollment for a free continuing education course in nursing. Part of NCU’s new Center for Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), the course will focus on equipping community health nurses with tools, protocols, and resources to respond to COVID-19.

JFK School of Law launches at NCU this week with JD, BA and paralegal certificate offerings

Jan 14 2021

JFK Law School student

Contact: Kate Stober, 480-253-3497,; Molly Gutterud, 480-540-0939,


Northcentral University Launches Online Juris Doctor (JD) in California

Our Gift to Our Communities

Dec 17 2020

Kate Stober, 480-253-3497,
Molly Gutterud, 480-540-0939,

In a year like no other, Northcentral University has taken a different approach to its year-end employee recognition

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA (December 17, 2020)—Like many companies and organizations, Northcentral University likes to thank its employees with a gift at the end of the year.

Northcentral University Launches Remote Teaching Certificate

Oct 6 2020

Northcentral University Launches Remote Teaching Certificate

Enrollment opens October 5, 2020

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA (October 6, 2020)—It feels like a lifetime ago now, but think back to what life was like for teachers in March.

Schools shuttered, and teachers across the nation transitioned to online teaching. The lucky ones had a day or two of training on tools and strategies to facilitate remote instruction. Everyone made the best of it, but it wasn’t ideal.

Navy Veteran Kim Mitchell Will Be Northcentral University’s 2020 Commencement Speaker

Aug 5 2020

A nationally recognized advocate for service members, veterans and military families, Mitchell will speak at NCU’s Virtual Commencement ceremony in August

LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA (AUGUST 4, 2020) --- Kim Mitchell, a Navy veteran and longtime advocate for veterans and Gold Star families, will be the 2020 Commencement speaker at Northcentral University on Saturday, August 22.

Northcentral and D2L Partner to Support a Quality Learning Experience

Jul 21 2020

Toronto (July 21, 2020) — Northcentral University (NCU) and global learning technology leader D2L and have been proud to work together to provide a quality learning experience to NCU students.