Enhance your skills with continuing education

Our Continuing Education courses will help you to advance in your current career, increase your current skill set to move into a new career, or simply gain knowledge as a lifelong learner.

Opportunity to follow the pursuit of your passions

Your career ambitions are uniquely your own. With our flexible study plans, relevant degree programs and personal advising, so are your options.

Scholarship opportunities available for students

We understand affordability is an important factor in considering your education goals. That’s why we offer scholarship opportunities in many forms.

The American Way Blog

  • Introducing NAU Foundation Featured Donor: A&B Business Solutions
    The NAU Foundation is grateful to Dennis Aanenson, owner of A&B Business Solutions, for his generous donation of $18,000 to the NAU Foundation in support of 15 scholarships (5 per year for 3 years) for eligible NAU students in South Dakota. The following students received the A&B Business Academic Excellence Scholarship: Demetria Bergeson, B.S. Nursing (Sioux Falls) Eric Freerks,…
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  • 5 Reasons Why Mentoring is Necessary
    Five reasons why mentoring is necessary in today’s professional world. Your career success depends on a variety of factors. Many people think that once they have a college degree and some on-the-job training they’re on the road to riches. However, mentoring is an often overlooked factor that can give you a leg-up in today’s highly…
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  • Minnetonka Campus Hosts Open House for 75th Anniversary
    The Minnetonka, MN campus is hosting a 75th anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony and open house! On Tuesday, September 27th, if you are located in the Minnesota region please feel free to come stop by and see us. We will have food and beverages available as well as prizes. The open house will be…
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Why Choose NAU?

National American University is a regionally accredited, multi-campus institution of higher learning offering associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in technical and professional fields. In 1941, NAU opened its first campus in Rapid City, South Dakota, and has since grown to multiple locations throughout the central United States, near major cities like Minneapolis, Denver, Dallas, Austin, and Kansas City. Today, NAU offers traditional degree programs, online college degrees, and hybrid formats, which provide students the increased flexibility to take courses at times and places convenient to their busy lifestyles.

NAU Campus Locations

Browse our locations. The mix of on-line and on-campus offerings, as well as specific college degree programs, varies from location to location. Click on a location to see precise degree program offerings.