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

  • Meet 1949 National School of Business Graduate Joy Bagley
    “I was out of one and into another,” recalled Joy (Bagley) Swanson. In 1948, Joy had just graduated from high school in Bowman, North Dakota and over the weekend following graduation, she moved with her friend, Betty (Erickson) Brosten, to Rapid City to attend college at National School of Business. Clarence Jacobson, the…
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  • NAU Tuition Advantage
    The first day I enrolled in my Bachelor’s of Management program I can still remember thinking to myself “this is going to be a long road ahead of me.” When I signed up for my first set of classes I didn’t even want to consider the option of online. I was already a…
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  • Legacy Alumni Spotlight: Evelyn Beirman
    1950 National School of Business Graduate Dedicates Her Life to Family and Ranching As a senior in high school in Dupree, South Dakota, Evelyn (Anderson) Beirman enjoyed typing and clerical work. So, in 1948, when Clarence Jacobson visited her high school to share information about National School of Business (NSB) in Rapid City,…
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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

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