Northcentral University Named “2011 Military Friendly” School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

Prescott Valley, ARIZONA, August 17, 2010 — For the second year in a row G.I. Jobs magazine has named Northcentral University ( a Military Friendly School for 2011. The university will be included in the magazine’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools, which will be published next month.

In making the announcement, Rich McCormack, Publisher of G.I. Jobs, noted that, "This honor ranks Northcentral University in the top 15% of all colleges, universities and trade schools in the country. You should take great pride in receiving this honor. It clearly demonstrates your support of military students and I urge you to continue your already stellar efforts. On behalf of the 8-million military members and veterans seeking a school, I thank you for your commitment to educating our nation’s most deserving heroes."

In accepting the award designation, Dr. Clinton Gardner, President of Northcentral University, emphasized that, “Given the sacrifices made every day by America’s Armed Forces, it is imperative that we put the highest quality higher education degree programs within the practical reach of every person serving in the military today. We strive continuously to offer customized and flexible degree programs that meet the unique needs of our nation’s military professionals. To be recognized in this effort by G.I. Jobs magazine is both gratifying and immensely humbling. It reinforces our resolve to develop additional friendly military policies.”

About Northcentral University: Since its founding in 1996 Northcentral University ( has pioneered a distinct approach to online Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post Graduate education that is dedicated to teaching individuals rather than classes. Combining the power of the Internet with an unparalleled faculty mentored approach, Northcentral offers students the flexibility to cost-effectively study on their own schedule using their own individual style while receiving personalized attention from course instructors whenever it is needed. Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the for profit, 100% online university currently serves over 8,000 students worldwide, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in the Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education, and Behavioral and Health Sciences.


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