Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a proprietary institution that has made considerable strides in the two decades since admitting its first incoming class. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501 1.510.748.9001, www.wascsenior.org). NCU's Bachelor of Business Administration, MBA, DBA and PhD-BA degree business programs in the School of Business and Technology Management are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 7007 College Blvd., Suite 420, Overland Park, Kansas, 66211, 913-339-9356. In addition to regional accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), NCU's degree programs in the School of Business and Technology Management are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). NCU was the first accredited online university to feature an ACBSP accredited business school.
In its quest to deliver a unique educational experience, Northcentral takes a particularly student-focused approach to online learning. The Arizona school's one-to-one learning model works to ensure that each student has the benefit of working directly with an expert faculty member in their discipline, in hopes of providing the sort of personalized instruction necessary to integrate classroom material with the appropriate scholarly or professional context.
Northcentral University shares its name with two other institutions — a private college in Naperville, Illinois, and a small faith-based institution in Minneapolis, Minnesota. If you're looking on your own for Northcentral University reviews and other info, be sure to focus on sources that use the name "Northcentral University" exactly; "North Central College" and "North Central University" refer to different schools.