1996
San Diego, CA

School Details

As an institution of higher education established specifically for online learning, Northcentral University has always been ahead of the curve. Today, nearly 25 years later, the school offers a unique online platform. Students are paired with a faculty member for each class, resulting in a 1:1 learning environment. Northcentral is primarily focused on bachelor’s completion and post-baccalaureate education that inspires graduates to give back to their communities, and their professions.

To reach students on a global-scale, Northcentral has always maintained flexible, yet rigorous curricula.  The intention is to enhance, not disrupt, professional careers. The school maintains US-regional accreditation and some individual program accreditations to ensure a level of academic excellence.  Northcentral embraces innovation in learning, diversity of its students and recognizes its accountability to them.

When you enroll in any one of the nearly 50 degree programs offered by Northcentral, you’ll benefit from:

  • No GMAT or GRE requirements
  • No residency requirements
  • Rolling admissions
  • Weekly start dates
  • 1:1 faculty mentoring
  • 100% online learning

Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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Art & Liberal Arts

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology / Gender Diversity Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Gender Diversity

Business

Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration / Business Leadership Bachelor of Business Administration / Business Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Technology & Innovation Management Doctor of Business Administration / Computer & Information Security Doctor of Business Administration / Advanced Accounting Doctor of Business Administration / Applied Computer Science Doctor of Business Administration / Criminal Justice Doctor of Business Administration / Financial Management Doctor of Business Administration / General Business Doctor of Business Administration / Health Services Doctor of Business Administration / Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy Doctor of Business Administration / Human Resources Management Doctor of Business Administration / Industrial-Organizational Psychology Doctor of Business Administration / International Business Doctor of Business Administration / Management Doctor of Business Administration / Management Information Systems Doctor of Business Administration / Management of Engineering & Technology Doctor of Business Administration / Marketing Doctor of Business Administration / Organizational Leadership Doctor of Business Administration / Project Management Doctor of Business Administration / Public Administration Doctor of Education / Sport & Athletic Management Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Advanced Accounting Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Applied Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Computer & Information Security Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Criminal Justice Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Financial Management Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Health Services Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Human Resource Management Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Industrial-Organizational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / International Business Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Management Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Management Information Systems Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Management of Engineering & Technology Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Marketing Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration / Organizational Leadership Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration / Project Management Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration / Public Administration Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Sport & Athletic Management Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource Management Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership Doctor of Public Administration Education Specialist in Sport & Athletic Management Master of Business Administration / Accelerated Master of Business Administration / Applied Computer Science Master of Business Administration / Computer & Information Security Master of Business Administration / Criminal Justice Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship Master of Business Administration / Financial Management Master of Business Administration / General Business Master of Business Administration / Health Services Master of Business Administration / Homeland Security Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration / International Business Master of Business Administration / Management Master of Business Administration / Management Information Systems Master of Business Administration / Management of Engineering & Technology Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Project Management Master of Business Administration / Public Administration Master of Business Administration / Strategic Management Master of Education / Sport & Athletic Management Master of Human Resource Management Master of Public Administration Master of Public Administration / Computer & Information Security Master of Public Administration / Criminal Justice Master of Public Administration / Financial Management Master of Public Administration / Health Services Master of Public Administration / Homeland Security Master of Public Administration / Human Resources Management Master of Public Administration / Management Master of Public Administration / Management Information Systems Master of Public Administration / Management of Engineering & Technology Master of Public Administration / Nonprofit Management Master of Public Administration / Project Management Master of Public Administration / Strategic Management Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (Accelerated) Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Criminal Justice Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / General Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Human Resources Management Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Nonprofit Management Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Project Management Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Public Administration Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Entrepreneurship Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Financial Management Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in General Business Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Project Management Post-Master's Certificate in Advanced Accounting Post-Master's Certificate in Financial Management Post-Master's Certificate in General Business Post-Master's Certificate in Global Training & Development Post-Master's Certificate in Project Management Post-Master's Certificate in Public Administration Post-Master's Certificate in Sport & Athletic Management

Computer Science & IT

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / Cybersecurity Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / Data Science Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / Engineering Management Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / Information Systems Doctor of Philosophy in Technology & Innovation Management / IT Project Management Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Data Science Master of Science in Information Technology / Cloud & Networking Infrastructure Management Master of Science in Information Technology / General Information Management Master of Science in Information Technology / Information Technology Project Management Master of Science in Information Technology / Network Risk Management & Control Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Asset Management Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Computer Science Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Cybersecurity Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Data Science Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Engineering Management Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / Information Systems Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management / IT Project Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Doctor of Criminal Justice / Homeland Security Doctor of Criminal Justice / Policing Doctor of Criminal Justice / White Collar Crime Master of Legal Studies Master of Science in Cybersecurity Post-Master's Certificate in Criminal Justice Post-Master's Certificate in Homeland Security / Leadership & Policy

Education

Doctor of Education / Curriculum & Teaching Doctor of Education / E-Learning Doctor of Education / Early Childhood Education Doctor of Education / English Language Learning Doctor of Education / General Education Doctor of Education / Global Training & Development Doctor of Education / Instructional Leadership Doctor of Education / International Education Doctor of Education / Leadership in Higher Education Doctor of Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education Doctor of Education / Learning Analytics K-12 Doctor of Education / Organizational Leadership Doctor of Education / Special Education Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership Doctor of Education in Instructional Design Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Curriculum & Teaching Doctor of Philosophy in Education / E-Learning Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Early Childhood Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education / English Language Learning Doctor of Philosophy in Education / General Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Global Training & Development Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Instructional Design Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Instructional Leadership Doctor of Philosophy in Education / International Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Leadership in Higher Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning Analytics K-12 Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Organizational Leadership Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Special Education Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Design Education Specialist in Curriculum & Teaching Education Specialist in E-Learning Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education Education Specialist in Educational Leadership Education Specialist in English Language Learning Education Specialist in General Education Education Specialist in Global Training & Development Education Specialist in Instructional Leadership Education Specialist in International Education Education Specialist in Leadership in Higher Education Education Specialist in Learning Analytics in Higher Education Education Specialist in Learning Analytics K-12 Education Specialist in Organizational Leadership Education Specialist in Special Education Master of Education / Adult Learning & Workforce Education Master of Education / Athletic Coaching Master of Education / Corporate Wellness Master of Education / Curriculum & Teaching Master of Education / E-Learning Master of Education / Early Childhood Education Master of Education / English Language Learning Master of Education / General Education Master of Education / Global Training & Development Master of Education / Instructional Leadership Master of Education / International Education Master of Education / Leadership in Higher Education Master of Education / Organizational Leadership Master of Education / Reading Education Master of Education / Special Education Master of Education in Educational Leadership Master of Science in Instructional Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Early Childhood Education Post-Master's Certificate in Curriculum & Teaching Post-Master's Certificate in E-Learning Post-Master's Certificate in Early Childhood Education Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership Post-Master's Certificate in English Language Learning Post-Master's Certificate in General Education Post-Master's Certificate in Instructional Leadership Post-Master's Certificate in International Education Post-Master's Certificate in Leadership in Higher Education Post-Master's Certificate in Organizational Leadership Post-Master's Certificate in Special Education

Engineering

Post-Master's Certificate in Management of Engineering & Technology

Healthcare

Doctor of Health Administration Master of Health Administration Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Health Services Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Geropsychology & Elder Care

Nursing

Doctor of Education / Nursing Education Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership Master of Science in Nursing / Management & Organizational Leadership

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Therapy Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Couple Therapy Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Culture, Diversity & Social Justice in a Global Context Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Education & Supervision Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / General Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Systemic Leadership Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Therapy with Military Families Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Addictions Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / General Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Gerontology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Health Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Industrial-Organizational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Mental Health Policy & Practice Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Psychology of Gender & Sexual Fluidity Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Trauma & Disaster Relief Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Therapy Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Couple Therapy Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / General Family Therapy Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Mental Health Administration Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Therapy with Military Families Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Family Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Couple Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / General Family Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / LGBTQ Couple & Family Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Military Family Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Systemic Sex Therapy Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Systemic Treatment of Addictions Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Trauma Informed Systemic Therapy Master of Arts in Psychology / Gender Diversity Master of Arts in Psychology / General Psychology Master of Arts in Psychology / Sport Psychology Master of Science in Child & Adolescent Developmental Psychology Master of Science in Educational Psychology Master of Science in Forensic Psychology Master of Science in Health Psychology Master of Science in Industrial & Organizational Psychology Master of Social Work Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Family Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / Couple Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / General Family Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / LGBTQ Couple & Family Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / Military Family Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / Systemic Treatment of Addictions Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology / General Psychology Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology / Health Psychology Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology / Industrial Organizational Psychology Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Addictions Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Addictions & Rehabilitation Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / General Psychology Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Health Psychology Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Industrial-Organizational Psychology Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Mental Health Policy & Practice Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology / Trauma & Disaster Relief Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Therapy Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Couple Therapy Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / General Family Therapy Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Therapy with Military Families