General

The cost of the program may vary depending on how many credits are transferred into the program at Northcentral University and other factors that may apply such as leveling courses, repeated courses, etc. The information listed below provides an estimated total cost (by Program Length). Please contact an Enrollment Advisor for further details at 866-776-0331.

As an online university, Northcentral University uses the total program tuition cost (which includes registration, technology, and graduation fees; and dissertation fees for doctoral students) in its estimated cost of attendance calculation. Non-institutional grants and scholarships, Northcentral University affiliation scholarships, or any other forms of tuition reduction will affect the estimated cost of attendance calculation. Northcentral University does not include the application fee, room, board, textbook costs, transportation, childcare, or personal expenses in its calculation of the estimated cost of attendance.

School of Business and Technology Management

Undergraduate Program (Bachelor's Degree)*

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

60

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

20

Cost Per Course (3 X Bachelor's Degree Credit Hour Rate of $417)

$1,250

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$25,000

*Northcentral University Estimated Cost of Attendance is calculated by Program Length.  Students entering a Bachelor Degree program on or after June 22nd, 2012, will have a maximum program length of 60 credit hours.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Business

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

12

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

4

Cost Per Course (3 X Post-Baccalaureate Credit Hour Rate of $743)

$2,229

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$8,916

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

30

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

10

Cost Per Course (3 X MBA Credit Hour Rate of $743)

$2,229

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$22,290

Post-Master's Certificate - Business Administration

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

18

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

6

Cost Per Course (3 X –Post-Master’s  Credit Hour Rate of $879)

$2,637

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$15,822

Professional Doctoral Degree Program - Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

54-66

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

18-22

 Cost Per Course (3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate  of $879)

$2,637

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$47,466-58,014

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program (PhD) - Business Administration

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

60 - 75

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

20-25

Cost per Course ( 3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate  of $986)

$2,958

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$59,160-73,950

School of Education

Undergraduate Program (Bachelor's Degree)*

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

30

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

10

Cost Per Course (3 X Bachelor's Degree Credit Hour Rate of $417)

$1,250*

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$12,500

*There is a $75 placement fee for each of the field experience courses (ED4003-A, -B, and -C, and ED4004-A, -B, and -C) in the BEd program administered jointly with Rio Salado College.  The fee is added to each of the respective course's tuition. However, students in this program may be eligible for a tuition reduction; consult your Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Education

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

12

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

4

Cost Per Course (3 X Post-Baccalaureate Credit Hour Rate of $576)

$1,728

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$6,912

Master of Education (MEd) - PK-12 Principal Leadership Specialization*

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

36

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

12

Cost Per Course (3 X MEd Credit Hour Rate of $576)

$1,728

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$20,736

*Prepares candidates for Arizona PK-12 Principal Certification

Master of Education (MEd) - All Other Specializations

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

30

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

10

Cost Per Course (3 X MEd Credit Hour Rate of $576)

$1,728

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$17,280

Post-Master's Certificate - Education

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

18

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

6

Cost Per Course (3 X –Post-Master’s Credit Hour Rate of $871)

$2,613

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$15,678

Education Specialist Program (EdS)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

33

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

11

Cost Per Course (3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate of $849)

$2,547

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$28,017

Professional Doctoral Degree Program – Doctor of Education (EdD)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

54-66

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

18-22

Cost Per Course (3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate of $871)

2,613

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$47,034-54,486

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program (PhD) - Education

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

60-75

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

20-25

Cost per Course ( 3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate  of $986)

$2,958

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$59,160-73,950

School of Marriage and Family Sciences

Program requirements may vary, please reference Marriage and Family Therapy information in Section 11 of this catalog for details regarding leveling credits and/or additional courses needed for state licensure.

Note: In the Marriage and Family Therapy training programs (MA and PhD), in some cases, students may be required to pay for local supervision.  This will depend on the clinical placement location, local clinical placement, and/or local supervisor they contract with to complete their practicum and internship requirements.  The decision to pay for local supervision is entirely up to the student and not a requirement of Northcentral University.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

12

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

4

Cost Per Course (3 X Post-Baccalaureate Credit Hour Rate of $839)

$2,517

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$10,068

Master of Arts - Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

45-60

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

15-20

Cost Per Course (3 X MFT Master's Credit Hour Rate ($839)

$2,517

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$37,750-50,340

Post-Master's Certificate - Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Total Number of C redit Hours Required to Complete Program

18

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

6

Cost Per Course (3 X Post-Master's Certificate - Credit Hour Rate of $943)

$2,829

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$16,974

Doctoral Degree Program - Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

69-105

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

23-35

Cost Per Course (3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate of $943)

$2,829

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$65,027-99,015

School of Psychology

Undergraduate Program (Bachelor's Degree)*

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

60

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

20

Cost Per Course (3 X Bachelor's Degree Credit Hour Rate of $417)

$1,250

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$25,000

*Northcentral University Estimated Cost of Attendance is calculated by Program Length.  Students entering a Bachelor Degree program on or after June 22nd, 2012, will have a maximum program length of 60 credit hours.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Psychology

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

12

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

4

Cost Per Course (3 X Post-Baccalaureate Credit Hour Rate of $752)

$2,256

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$9,024

Master of Arts in Psychology (MA)

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

36

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

12

Cost Per Course (3 X  Psychology Master's Credit Hour Rate ($752)

$2,256

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$27,072

Post-Master's Certificate - Psychology

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

18

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

6

Cost Per Course (3 X –Post-Master’s Credit Hour Rate of $930)

$2,790

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$16,740

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program (PhD) - Psychology

Total Number of Credit Hours Required to Complete Program

60-75

Number of Courses at 3 Credits Per Course

20-25

Cost Per Course (3 Credits X Doctoral Credit Hour Rate of $930)

$2,790

Total Estimated Cost of the Program

$55,800-69,750

Base Per Course Tuition Rates

 (Refer to http://www.ncu.edu/tuition-and-admissions/tuition )

Degree Type

Base Per Course Tuition Rate

Bachelor's Degree

$1,250

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Same as Per Course Tuition Rate for School’s Master’s Degree

Master's Degree in the School of Business and Technology Management

$2,229

Master's Degree in the School of Education

$1,728

Master's Degree in the School of Psychology

$2,256

Master's Degree in the School of Marriage and Family Sciences

$2,517

Post-Master's Certificate - School of Business and Technology Management

$2,637

Post-Master's Certificate - School of Education

$2,613

Post-Master's Certificate - School of Psychology

$2,790

Post-Master's Certificate - School of Marriage and Family Sciences

$2,829

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

$2,637

Education Specialist (EdS)

$2,547

Doctor of Education (EdD)

$2,613

Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) – Business Administration, Education

$2,958

Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) – Marriage and Family Sciences

$2,829

Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD)-Psychology

$2,790

Non-Degree (Undergraduate)

$1,250

Non-Degree (Graduate)

$2,958

Total program costs reflected are calculated based on standard degree program credits exclusive of the program’s potential evaluation track. The actual cost of program is determined on the program and track student enters, transfer credits if any and other unique student factors.  For more information: please contact Admissions.