NCU Catalog - October 2020 
    Aug 19, 2022  
NCU Catalog - October 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Business

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Mission, Vision, Pillars and Objectives

NCU’s online, MBA, MSOL, MHRM, MLS, MPA, MSA, DBA, DCJ, DPA, PHD-BA, PHD-HRM, PHD-OL, and Certificate programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). In addition to regional accreditation from WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), NCU’s, MBA, MSOL, PhD-OL, DBA, and PhD-BA degree programs in the School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Mission Statement

We support and inspire developing managers and leaders, standing alongside them to achieve their fullest potential in their chosen careers. We encourage learning and nurture relationships among the university, alumni, and the global business community.

Vision Statement

Create positive change, value, and impact on the way the world does business.


These three pillars support all Business degree programs and courses:

  • Effective Leadership - knowledge, skill sets, and competencies
  • Reflective Practitioner - critical thinking, analysis, and evaluation
  • Effective Communication Skills - oral, written, computer, and interpersonal


  • Create a collaborative learning environment
  • Assess progress and mastery of knowledge, skills, and competencies
  • Serve students well
  • Offer effective advising and student services
  • Deliver personalized instruction in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral specializations
  • Help students to bridge the gap between academic theory and real-life practice in organizations
  • Ensure that graduates have addressed the 11 Common Professional Components (CPCs), as appropriate, in order to make business education more practical and multidisciplinary, including the following common professional components: marketing, finance, economics, ethics, accounting, management, legal environment, statistics, global dimensions, information systems, and business policies of comprehension
  • Facilitate cognitive and effective learning - knowledge, skills, and values - and a commitment to the common public good
  • Promote innovative learning methods


    Post-Baccalaureate CertificateMaster of Business AdministrationMaster of Science in Organizational LeadershipMaster of Legal StudiesMaster of Science in AccountingMaster of Public AdministrationMaster of Human Resource ManagementPost-Master’s CertificateDoctor of Criminal JusticeDoctor of Business AdministrationDoctor of Philosophy in Business AdministrationDoctor of Philosophy in Organizational LeadershipDoctor of Philosophy in Human Resource ManagementDoctor of Public Administration

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