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

  • Professional Legal Studies – An Infographic
    NAU’s Professional Legal Studies program is a distinctive offering that merges the legal and business professions and is intended to prepare you for success in both domains. Students will develop the ability to communicate clearly, systematically, and logically and also to utilize valuable critical thinking skills during the communication process; all valuable skills…
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  • Celebrating 75 Years Young
    Technically, the day you are born is your true “birth day.” After that, each year is the anniversary of your birth. Anniversaries mark an annual day or year of significance, and date of birth is certainly significant. However, at a certain point in each person’s life, birthdays, unlike other anniversaries, invite anxiety not…
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  • 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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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.