Northcentral University prides itself in being one of just eight distance learning schools in the world to be accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and is the only fully online school offering degrees of the Doctorate, Master, and Bachelor level with this honor. Doctor Donald Hecht began the school in 1978 to give adults an opportunity to further their education conveniently through correspondence courses. In 1996, he and his colleagues collaborated to establish ways to improve learning via the Internet and using the most current technologies.
The distance learning program from Northcentral University focuses on providing an individualized experience for all students. Success is ensured thanks to the approach the faculty takes as far as mentoring students as well as instructing them. The mentors are highly-trained and qualified in their field and undergo special training that qualifies them to teach online distance learning courses.
Distance learning students have many resources available to them at Northcentral University. The library is well-organized and has full publications of relevant material. The bookstore is easy to navigate and materials and text books are shipped to the student directly. The dissertation center is designed to assist students produce the highest quality dissertation.
Each distance learning student has a learning portal where they can perform a wide variety of functions such as request information, access learning materials, communicate with students and faculty, post assignments, view grades, and more. Students have access to an ePortfolio where they can display their documents, photos, and presentations. Academic advisers and Northcentral graduates are available to give advice and information to current students.
Northcentral University offers eight Bachelor’s specializations and thirty one Master’s specializations through its School of Education, School of Behavioral and Health Sciences, and School of Business and Technology Management. Additionally, sixty four Doctoral specializations are offered. Weekly start dates are flexible and convenient for busy adults.
Graduates of Northcentral’s School of Business and Technology will have learned the skills that businesses demand. There are four different business programs with a wide variety of areas of concentration. There are more PhD business students attending Northcentral than any other American University.
The educational field is one of rapid-change. Northcentral understands this and provides students of the School of Education relevant curriculum. Graduates increase their marketability with a prestigious distance learning degree from Northcentral.
The School of Behavioral and Health Sciences teaches the important elements of the practices and principles of psychological health. Graduates will be prepared to apply their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. There are five Behavioral and Health Sciences distance learning degree programs with several areas of concentration.
No matter which career path an individual embarks on, they can count on Northcentral University to provide a quality education. 100% online* classes with no residency restrictions meet the demands of career-oriented adults. Graduates can be confident in their prestigious degree from this regionally accredited school.
*Marriage & Family Sciences courses are primarily online, however, practicum/internships/clinical supervision activities include traditional engagement in the communities in which its students live.