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

  • NAU Alumni Spotlight – Jason Churchill
    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,”…
    0No commentsPermalink
  • Sioux Falls Hosts Medical Assisting Week
    Help the NAU Sioux Falls campus celebrate Medical Assistant Day by attending their open house presented by the Medical Assisting program! Be sure to check out all the events going on at their campus this week and see why medical assisting is one of the nation's fastest, growing careers according to the United States Bureau…
    0No commentsPermalink
  • What’s Your Communication Style?
    “You need to communicate better!” Has anyone said that to you before? Communication can be tricky. It’s not always easy to know what to say, how to say it, or even if to say anything. We all communicate convey and process information - differently. Understanding how people communicate and being in touch with your…
    0No commentsPermalink
See all news

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.