Why Online?

Life is busy. With work, family, and other obligations, a quality degree may seem out of reach. North Central State Online is here to help! Our online degrees and certificates are designed for students with busy schedules so you can take the next step toward your future without sacrificing the things most important to you. North Central State Online is committed to providing students with an educational program that is accessible, achievable, and affordable.


Even though your coursework will take place away from our campus, you will still be connected to our education community. Our online courses are often taught be the same faculty who teach our traditional classroom based courses, so rest assured our online programs are held to the highest standards.


Feeling connected to college is important, that’s why you will have an Academic Advisor who will help guide you as you begin your student experience. We understand the value of having someone you can count on for help and direction as you begin your journey as our student. You will also have access to tutoring and career services so feel confident that your goals are in reach.


We know that for many students, affordability can be just as important as the college experience itself. You’ll be glad to know that our tuition rates are amongst the lowest in the state. With financial aid options available on top of our already low cost, a degree from North Central State Online is within your reach! Our graduates can be found in businesses, public services, school systems, health care agencies, and many other types of organizations. No matter your dream, we can help you get there without all the debt.

What are you waiting for?

Next semester begins January 17th

Affordable. Tuition among the lowest in the state.

Convenient. A degree that fits around your busy schedule.

Supportive. Academic advising, tutoring, and career services.

Financial Aid. Little to no cost for those who qualify.

Transferable. Transfer to a growing number of universities.

Accredited. Over 50 years of academic excellence accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.