Northcentral University

Northcentral University

Northcentral University delivers a premier online educational experience with doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in business, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy, technology, and health sciences. NCU is regionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Degree Pathways

This is a list of the undergraduate and graduate programs available to Mills students through the transfer partnership agreement between Mills College and Northcentral University.

Undergraduate Programs

  • Business Administration - General Business
  • Psychology

Graduate Programs

  • Master in Teaching: Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Education: Any of the 17 Specializations
  • Suggested specializations for Child Life Majors:
    • Early Childhood Educational
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • Special Education
  • Master of Education: Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Education: Educational Leadership
  • EdD in Educational Leadership
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration

About the School

Residency Options & Requirements

NCU is 100% online; there are no residency requirements.

Tuition & Fees

Waived tuition for first NCU first course as well as waived $450 learning management fee. Reimbursement for any transcript request fees. View current tuition and fees information for our undergraduate and graduate programs on our website.

Financial Aid

Paying for college is a major financial commitment, so we try to keep our tuition and fees as low as possible while still providing a quality academic experience. Learn more about your options for financing your education goals on our Financing web page.

Transfer Requirements

As a transfer partner, NCU has established a set of minimum requirements that current Mills students must meet to be eligible to transfer.

Undegraduate Students

Graduate Students

Transfer Application


Northcentral University is an open enrollment institution: there are no application deadlines and we do not charge an application fee. NCU is a non-term, fully online institution with weekly starts. A potential student, in most cases, can start within a week of initiating the transfer process.

Admission Application

Students will work with a specialized enrollment team member who will support students through the application process.