Whether you are looking to pursue a career as a music pastor or get a degree in music performance, finding the right music university that tailors to your goals, style, and and values can prove to be difficult. Jake Felstow, alum and current drummer for Yam Haus, tells us about his journey in choosing a music performance degree and landing his dream job.
For the second year in a row, North Central has posted record-high retention, according to Erin White, M.A., Dean of Student Advocacy. For any university, retention rates serve as a temperature check for the wellness of the university and an indicator of student success. Read more about the record-breaking rates at North Central!
During a fall chapel series, the deans of North Central’s undergraduate colleges spoke in four separate chapels to share heartfelt messages with the campus. Through stories, life philosophies, and biblical wisdom, the deans demonstrated the heart of what students experience daily in their classes.
North Central University's Jeff Deyo, who teaches in the College of Fine Arts, has released his first book, "Awakening Pure Worship: Cultivating a Closer Friendship with God."
North Central University's Jeff Deyo will be the worship leader at the Assemblies of God National Youth Convention in Houston, July 30–August 3, 2018. He'll be joined by eight NCU alumni and others to lead the expected 10,000 students in worship at the convention.
Sometimes, your dream job is not simply attained via one degree program. By combining two degrees, you can create and pursue a unique major that suits your passions and goals. An interdisciplinary studies major can help you decide on the perfect degree by allowing you to customize your program with two complementary fields of study.
Class of 2018 graduate Amber Rechelle persevered through cultural and financial challenges—and her family weathering a hurricane—to earn her degree, and is now headed to graduate school at Howard University.
What is interdisciplinary studies? An interdisciplinary studies major a highly customizable degree. It's almost whatever you want it to be (with a few guidelines of course). Choose 1 to about 3 main fields of study and your years of school will be centered around these main concentrations. Unlike a traditional major, however, you will not have to meet requirements of each of your concentrations in order to earn your degree. So you have the freedom to pick the classes in each concentration that you feel will best equip you for the specific career path you have already chosen. Learn more and download a free course list.
You may know successful worship leaders who haven’t gone to college. But for many people who want to serve in worship leader roles, college-level worship leader education is a valuable step in their training. It offers many benefits, both technical and personal. An education at a school of worship may even impact you in ways you don’t expect: what you learn there can humble you.