North Carolina Central University Online

Our Legacy. Your Potential. Together We Rise.

Holding Open the Door to Opportunity Since 1910

Our history resounds in all we do at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Our founder, Dr. James E. Shepard was committed to opening a door of opportunity to African American students. We’ve continued to hold that door open to students of all backgrounds since.

As we forge the path ahead, we seek to provide future-ready education in an immersive online format that inspires our students to excel and propels our graduates into leadership. At NCCU Online, we’re committed to supporting students who possess the persistence and tenacity that exemplify our legacy, empowering you to become a catalyst for positive change in your local community.

Our past is our foundation, and the future is yours to shape. With a clear vision from NCCU Online, become the leader who sees what’s possible — and makes it happen.

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We promise to empower every student to earn their degree on time and graduate career-ready, with leadership and networking opportunities along the way.

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Get one-on-one academic support from professors and map your post-graduation plans with career placement services.

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Amplify your community impact through in-person and virtual service opportunities — an NCCU academic requirement.

Online Bachelor of Business Administration

Using an interdisciplinary approach to business education, the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at NCCU Online positions you for career success by preparing you with the necessary skills to stand out in the dynamic world of business. The program sharpens your analytical and critical-thinking skills through experiential online learning that you can immediately apply in your current role and your future business practice.

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Online RN to BSN Program

Whether you’re an experienced RN or an early career nurse, the RN to BSN program at NCCU Online prepares you to take on top health care challenges and advance your career. Our ACEN-accredited program has a regional reputation for graduating clinically and culturally competent caregivers. We’re sharing that legacy of excellence across the state by educating the nurses of today and tomorrow online.

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Online BS in Information Technology

In today’s digital-driven economy, the need for skilled IT professionals is at an all-time high. NCCU Online’s BS in IT degree completion program prepares you to meet that demand with skills in business programming, project management, database oversight, and systems evaluation. In addition to these technical proficiencies, you’ll hone your critical thinking and analytical skills, empowering you to drive IT innovation and boost your employability.

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Catalyst for Adult Learners

NCCU Online serves as the launchpad for motivated students to realize their career ambitions through rigorous education and a nurturing environment. Through NCCU Online’s intentional approach to virtual learning, you’ll experience the support you need to thrive in your studies, advance your career, and realize the vision that drives you forward on the path to progress.

Why Choose NCCU?

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In 2024, U.S. News & World Report ranked NCCU 11th among Historically Black Colleges and Universities and 9th among Top Public Universities in the South.

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NCCU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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With over 13 research centers and institutes, NCCU produces world-class research in areas such as health disparities in minority populations.

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