Online Graduate Programs

Further your education and grow your skills so that you will be ready to practice your profession at an advanced level. From business, to education, to leadership, North Central’s online degree and certificate programs offer you flexibility without sacrificing community. 

Benefits of Online Learning: 

  • Learn on your time — programs are 100% online with asynchronous delivery
  • Flexible scheduling — part-time and full-time schedule options*
  • No GRE or prerequisites — pursue a program that fits your goals and interests, no matter what you majored in 
  • Scholarships and partnership programs — explore ways to reduce your cost of tuition by up to 20%

*please visit program pages to learn more about schedule options and start terms


Online Programs with a Community Feel

Online does not mean unsupported! Online courses are delivered through Canvas, which gives students access to 24/7 online support. Additionally, the North Central College experience means you are closely connected to faculty and staff, who are always happy to lend a helping hand.

Resources for Online Students

Writing Center

Offers online and asynchronous services to graduate students. Tutors can assist with:

  • Brainstorming topics
  • Research
  • Outlining and organization
  • Argumentation and evidence
  • Thesis statements and topic sentences
  • Integrating citations
  • Developing introductions & conclusions
  • Citations
  • Clarity

Center for Career and Professional Development

Access to the online platform Handshake, where you can schedule appointments, download career resources, view upcoming events and more.

Oesterle Library

Access to online databases and search engines, journals, articles and ebooks.