Northcentral University is a private, for-profit, accredited university based in Prescott Valley, Arizona, that offers distance education. It was established in 1996 and is currently owned by Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC and Falcon Investments, LLC. Under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Northcentral is classified as a Doctoral Research University.
Northcentral offers bachelor's, master's (MA, MBA and MEd) and doctoral (PhD, DBA and EdD) degrees in business and technology management, education, and behavioral and health sciences. In 2013, Northcentral received a five year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) for their Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) degree program. Northcentral University’s MAMFT is the first and only program with distance education to receive COAMFTE’s accreditation, ensuring that the University’s program aligns with national accreditation standards.
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