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.
- Students sometimes disclose to me that they are worried about obtaining a job, post college graduation, because of competition…the competition of so many people holding college degrees in a still-recovering labor market (post the 2008 Great Recession). How do I advise them? Yes, it is true…there is an increasing number of people graduating…
- Earlier this year, we shared news of Derek Leivestad’s plan to join his father and others from the Plymouth Covenant Church in Plymouth, Minnesota on a humanitarian trip to Alaska (NAU Employee To Pay it Forward in Alaska, April 2016). Derek is an NAU pilot and a portion of his time off was…
- Jason Churchill spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring August 1, 2011. He spent much of this time working on nuclear weapons, but recognized early on that these skills would not be marketable as a civilian. “I knew I couldn't make much of a living on the outside without a degree,”…
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.