Northcentral University is an online university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. It was founded by Dr. Donald Hecht as an offshoot of the Southern California University for Professional Studies which was providing correspondence courses and degree programs specifically designed for adult learners since 1978. Northcentral University was established as a separate institution to offer 100% online degree programs. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Base per credit tuition rate is $ 335.00 for a bachelor’s degree, $ 560.00 for a master’s degree in the School of Business and Technology Management as well as the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences, $ 370.00 for a master’s degree in the School of Education, $ 600.00 for Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, $ 600 for a Doctoral Degree, $ 335.00 for non-degree (undergraduate) and $ 600.00 for non-degree (graduate). A long list of online educational opportunities is offered to military personnel at special tuition rates while still being eligible for military tuition assistance. Aside from military education benefits, students can also avail of other financial aid options such as loans, grants and scholarships.
Partner companies of Northcentral University enjoy special employee tuition rates and a streamlined admissions process. Credits earned from other educational institutions are also accepted. Online programs lead to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Behavioral and Health Sciences, Business and Technology Management, and Education. The online programs of the university provide for a unique faculty-mentored approach based on a proven educational model where highly qualified mentors have been specifically trained for online teaching to adequately provide personal attention to their students. Flexible monthly start dates allow students to start at their most convenient time. Student reviews reflect teachers’ dedication to students’ academic success by making themselves readily available to encourage or assist in the completion of the program.