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.
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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.