Bachelor of Education

Complete your degree work for your Arizona teaching certification at NCU.

Don't Put your future off any longer
NCU offers weekly course starts

Northcentral University’s Bachelor of Education (BEd) online program provides you a unique opportunity to complete and earn a Bachelor of Education degree (and Teacher Certification for the State of Arizona†). Featuring Northcentral University’s BEd 3+1 degree completion program, NCU makes it possible for you to start your degree at the community college level and complete it online at the university level. Whether you imagine yourself teaching a variety of important subjects to elementary-aged students, teaching a single subject to middle and high school kids, or teaching children with special needs, NCU’s online bachelors in education degree completion program can help you get into the teaching profession — all while gaining a wealth of experience from your mentoring professors.

This BEd 3+1 online bachelors in education degree completion program is the only one of its kind certified by the Arizona Department of Education. No other bachelor of education program can match Northcentral University’s uniquely flexible approach, which includes weekly course starts to fit your schedule. Featuring NCU’s mentoring model, you’ll experience one-to-one, individualized interaction with our professionally-seasoned professors, all of whom hold doctoral degrees. And you can transfer as many as 90 credits that you’ve earned elsewhere, including junior college credits.

NCU is designed for the independent, self-motivated student who seeks a world-class education. No matter where you live, by enrolling in our online bachelor of education programs at Northcentral, you’ll join a vast network of professionals who are making a difference around the world.

Rebecca Wardlow, EdD, Dean, School of Education

“The world needs qualified teachers who are committed to playing an important role in shaping and educating young minds. The BEd program at NCU will help facilitate you becoming a qualified teacher by encouraging and supporting your professional growth into becoming an effective leader and skilled communicator in the educational environment. If you live in Arizona, upon completion of our program, you will have completed the education requirements to pursue your teaching certification there.”
Unparalleled flexibility

Built around you.
  • Weekly course starts to fit your busy schedule
  • All coursework is online for your bachelor's in psychology so you can pursue your degree anytime, anywhere
  • No residency requirements; no need to travel to a physical campus
  • No entrance exams; only your transcripts are required
    Premier Education

    Courses are taught by professors, who all hold doctoral degrees, so you learn from seasoned professionals in your field of study.
    • WASC accredited; the same regional accreditation as other prestigious institutions in America
    • One-to-one mentoring approach where professors focus on you
    • Excellent university resources to support your success now and in the future
    Tailored to you

    NCU is designed for self-starters like you.
    • No group classes or projects to interfere with your schedule
    • You determine your schedule

    Northcentral University’s online Bachelors in Education program, featuring 3+1 degree completion, is designed to make earning your degree possible despite life’s challenges. At NCU, your pace and growth aren’t dictated by anyone else; they’re dictated by you.

    Contact us today and let us help you achieve your career goals with a bachelor of education online from Northcentral University!

    * Northcentral University currently offers online bachelors in education in three areas of specialization.

    † Students should check with their state and districts regarding local licensure requirements and applicability of our programs.