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One-to-One Teaching Model: Your Classroom Size is One


MED · EdD · PhD

  • I loved my Northcentral experience and found the faculty and staff as committed to excellence as I’d hoped they would be.

    Roger Leslie, Ph.D. in Education

    Northcentral University strives to enable students to make informed choices about their academic program selection by making disclosures to prospective students in a clear, timely, and meaningful way. Visit for more information.

    Northcentral University delivers professionally relevant, U.S. regionally accredited online MED, EdD and PhD degree programs. Our One-to-One faculty mentored approach (one student paired with one faculty member) means your classroom size is one. You’ll be personally educated by highly-credentialed faculty, and 100% of our graduate faculty hold Doctoral degrees. Inspired by the traditional Oxford tutorial model, NCU’s teaching methodologies work for busy professionals, ensuring that you receive the critical support and feedback you need to grow as an educator or administrator, achieve your academic goals, and ultimately make a difference in your career. Find out what over 7,000 current graduate students – and thousands of successful alumni already know: Northcentral works for working professionals. Upgrade your skills and transform your life today – with no physical residency requirements, no uprooting your family, and no stepping foot inside a physical classroom.

    Choose from 13 Doctoral and 15 Master’s degree specializations in the School of Education to focus your education to match your career interests and goals.

    Active programs and specializations are subject to change. Please contact NCU for current program and specialization offerings.



    Doctor of Business Administration(DBA)
    Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration(PhD)
    Doctor of Education(EdD)
    Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy
    Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology(PhD)
    Master of Business Administration(MBA)
    Master of Education(MEd)
    Master of Arts in Psychology
    And more...


    By earning your degree at NCU, you can be confident that the quality of education will meet the standards of the Higher Learning Commission. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 1.800.621.7440, Our accreditation is a higher education seal of approval for graduate schools, employers and, most importantly, for you.

    The Higher Learning Commission's mission is to serve "the common good by assuring and advancing the quality of higher learning" through its core values: quality, integrity, innovation, diversity, inclusiveness, service, collaboration and learning. HLC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


    "It is my belief that individuals possess within themselves the skills they need to succeed. It begins with examining one’s own passion and vision for their life and then taking the necessary steps to make that passion a reality. Northcentral University empowered me to take those steps and earn a degree in a field that I have a passion for."
    -Susan Forcum, MEd in Education

    "The program enabled me to apply the knowledge from this course to life experiences in my job and personal life. The Northcentral program was great and met all my expectations in such areas as the mentor feedback, course outline and expectations."
    -Arthur Harris, EdD in Education

    "Northcentral is more like a family than an institution. I feel privileged to have had this amazing opportunity and to have experienced this once in a lifetime journey.”
    -Jennifer Landrum PhD in Education

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