North Carolina Central University Debuts a New Portal for Online Education

North Carolina Central University in Durham recently launched the new NCCU Online platform to enhance the university’s online degree programs. The fully on-line program offerings include 10 degree programs, seven certificate programs and two hybrid programs with Wake Technical Community College and Vance-Granville Community College.

Among the online degree programs offered on the new platform are counseling, nursing, library and information science, and criminal justice. In addition to the platform for degree program offerings, NCCU Online has other resources including applications, scholarship and financial aid information, and other services.

Johnson O. Akinleye, chancellor of North Carolina Central University, said that “NCCU Online helps the university broaden its reach by increasing access to a quality education through the convenience of online classes. Distance education is a growing trend. NCCU is in the forefront of this movement with offerings that are consistently listed among the nation’s top-ranked academic programs.”

Kimberly Phifer-McGhee, director of the Division of Extended Studies at North Carolina Central University, added that “through NCCU Online, we extend the benefit of an NCCU education to students who need the flexibility of online learning. With the growing number of national distance learners, NCCU is able to provide quality education in much-in-demand career fields.”

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  1. Absolutely wonderful. I could help you extend your program by developing a program for online K/12 physical education/health/coaching education. Thank you and great work with the expansion.

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