Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a private, liberal-arts institution, located in Jamaica, that is owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists (comprising the territories the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands). With its main campus only 2 miles south of the town of Mandeville, in Manchester, and three regional campuses situated in Kingston, Montego Bay and St. Ann, this university offers a number of professional, pre-professional and vocational programmes in a spiritually wholesome and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere.

NCU operates in harmony with the beliefs, practices and educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As such, it encourages students to relate their academic pursuits to their understanding of the Christian faith. It emphasizes the development of a sound Christian character and seeks to maintain an atmosphere, which fosters in its students, commitment and growth in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Thus, faith and learning combine to prepare students for practical Christian usefulness.

The Digital Education Center shall, therefore, seek to do the following to proactively address changes in the marketplace while satisfying its clientele.

  • Provide online learning opportunities that will result in certificates, diplomas and degrees being awarded.

  • Facilitate professional development courses and programmes online that are relevant and distinctive for the upskilling of communities.

  • Maintain a high standard of online delivery that will ensure graduates being recognized as educated citizens in society.

  • Ensure that graduates acquire the skills and competencies necessary to perform effectively and efficiently in various environments.

  • Improve content delivery via technology innovation.

  • Increase enrollment through satellite/extension sites.

  • Improve online diversification of programming to satellite and online students.


The mission of Northern Caribbean University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, is to improve the human condition by providing Christ-centered education through academic excellence, values-based focus, spiritual and physical development, social interaction, and a strong work ethic thereby equipping each student for committed professional service to all people, and to God.








Excellence & Efficiency


Northern Caribbean University will be the premier institution of higher learning in the Northern Caribbean region with a commitment to offering innovative, quality, accessible Christ- centered education.

  • Implementing best teaching practices for delivering online content of the highest quality.

  • Continuously improving the quality of service we provide to our clients.

  • Continuing to research and develop methodologies that will enhance our clients learning experience