Northcentral University

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Master of Education - Adult Learning and Workforce Education Master of Education - Instructional Leadership
Master of Education - Athletic Coaching Master of Education - International Education
Master of Education - Curriculum and Teaching Master of Education - Leadership in Higher Education
Master of Education - Early Childhood Education Master of Education - Organizational Leadership
Master of Education - Educational Leadership Master of Education - Special Education
Master of Education - E-Learning Master of Education - Sports Management
Master of Education English as a Second Language Accelerated Master of Education - Educational Leadership
Master of Education - General Education Accelerated Master of Education - Leadership in Higher Education
Master of Education - Global Training and Development Master of Education - Principal Leadership Certification
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

Northcentral delivers online graduate and undergrad programs with focused specializations that allow you to tailor your education to your personal and professional interests. Understanding that the pedagogy of educating adult learners is uniquely challenging, we’ve adopted a One-to-One teaching model, partnering you with a member of our 100% doctoral faculty. Through applied experiential learning, you receive the feedback you need to advance your education online and achieve your goals.

School type Proprietary
Grad programs NCATE accredited No
Grad programs TEAC accredited Yes
Terms Continuous enrollment; weekly course starts; 8 week courses; one assignment per week

Program Offerings

Advanced degree programs offered
Education Specialist Yes
Ph.D. Yes
Ed.D. Yes
Online master's in education degree programs 17
Concentrations offered
Education, General International and Comparative Education
Curriculum and Instruction Special Education and Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track Yes
Research/Policy track N/A

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 122


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 7 full-time; 128 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 100% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty N/A
Average experience teaching online courses N/A
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty N/A

Class Size

Average class size N/A
Maximum class size N/A

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students N/A


One-year retention rates N/A


Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 2.0 years
Program target time to graduate 1.5 years
Required time to earn degree 5 years

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