Academic Areas

The College of Arts & Sciences prepares students to lead and minister in the marketplace.
North Central University (NCU) is home to the Carlstrom American Sign Language Interpreting training department. NCU is the only Assemblies of God College to offer a major in interpreting and a minor in Deaf Cultural studies. The qualified faculty members enable students to be trained by experts in the field of interpreting, Deaf culture and American Sign Language (ASL).
The Department of Communications is committed to producing communication professionals that are well equipped to boldly navigate today’s media technology and understand its burgeoning power to shape human communication, culture and the church.
The Department of English prepares students to lead and minister by reading closely, thinking critically, and communicating creatively from a bible-based worldview.
The Department of Mathematics and General Studies sponsors the Interdisciplinary Studies and Mathematics majors, the two-year Associate of Arts degree, and minors in Mathematics and History and serves as the liaison with the two ROTC programs with which North Central University is affiliated (Army, University of Minnesota; and Air Force, University of St. Thomas).
Preparing professional leaders for a life of ministry as marketplace missionaries.
The School of Education is committed to producing teachers who are academically prepared for excellent teaching and who utilize the best pedagogical practices, model Christ-like character, and devote themselves to lifelong learning.
The School of Social and and Behavioral Sciences exists to provide a broad, theologically enlightened educational foundation for students entering the behavioral sciences and prepare department graduates for further educational training and/or immediate employment in the field.
The College of Fine Arts offers degrees in Contemporary Christian Music, Music, Music Business, Music Performance, four different tracks within the new Worship Arts program (Recording Arts, Theatre, Music Pastor and Worship Leading) and a degree in Secondary Education - Music.
The North Central University College of Fine Arts exists to develop passionate, spiritual leaders through academic excellence and rigorous practical application.
The North Central University College of Fine Arts exists to develop passionate, spiritual leaders through academic excellence and rigorous practical application.
The establishment of the College of Ministry provides for continued growth and development of ministry programs as we embrace our responsibility to raise up and send out the next generation of leaders answering God's call to vocational ministry.
The Center for Children & Family Ministries exists to prepare pastors, evangelists, and missionaries to minister to children and their families.
The Center for Pastoral Ministries exists to provide comprehensive ministerial training for pastoral leaders.
The Center for Youth and Leadership exists to prepare, serve, and connect emerging and existing leaders who want to make a difference in the lives of youth.
The College of Missions prepares students to love both God and others, extending God’s Kingdom incarnationally across ethnic, racial, economic, gender, and generational barriers by focusing on unreached peoples and the oppressed and impoverished urban and rural poor.
REGISTER NOW for a brand new graduate level course in “Spiritual Leadership” taught by none other than the president of NCU himself, Gordon Anderson, Ph.D.
The Institute for Biblical & Theological Studies provides a strong biblical and theological foundation for all NCU students and offers advanced biblical and theological training for those planning to pursue graduate study and/or vocational ministry.