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National American University
22 July, 2014

National American University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit September 22-24, 2014, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. National American University has been accredited by the Commission since 1985. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

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Tabatha Murphy
22 July, 2014

“I have a great sense of fulfillment concerning this accomplishment.”  

Meet NAU graduate, J. Scott Baird. Before Scott decided to pursue his degree, he had numerous responsibilities at home, work and in the community. He had a desire to earn a degree for some time, but could never seem to find the time to actively pursue a degree until he explored his options at NAU.  But Scott found just the fact...

National American University
18 July, 2014

“The fundamentals I'm acquiring through my collegiate experience has catapulted my knowledge and understanding of communication, organizational dynamics, management, and leadership fundamentals essential to perform my job…”

NAU has helped me obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Management.  Currently, NAU is mentoring me while I'm obtaining an MBA with emphasis in Human Resources.  The fundamentals I'm...

Tabatha Murphy
26 June, 2014

There is no denying that employers are constantly seeking out individuals with the skills and capabilities to be a leader. At NAU, we believe Mavericks like you havethe skills to be a true leader— but sometimes simply saying you have leadership skills on your resume isn’t enough. Here are five ways to demonstrate your leadership qualities at school or at work with a little help from some of the greats.

1. Be passionate about what you do...

National American University
13 June, 2014

Keith Graham
NAU Adjunct Faculty in Business-Accounting

Keith Graham has been a faculty member with NAU since 2002. Keith currently works in the accounting field and enjoys teaching this subject and seeing students learn the theories he uses as application in his everyday work. He always encourages students to keep their focus on the big picture using their resources...

Tabatha Murphy
11 June, 2014

This is the second post in a three-part blog series. We’ll take a look at choosing your major by examining how a degree fits into your future goals.

You may have narrowed your decision to a particular program, but now you are asking: Will it help me in the future? Great question! And this is one that all students should answer before choosing a major. It’s not enough to be interested in a...

Tabatha Murphy
6 June, 2014

For centuries education has been a privilege with numerous benefits for those who are able to obtain it. The ability to finance your education and manage your time to attend a university or college were compared for years with the numerous benefits to earning your degree. As technology brought new ways to attend school and the ability to finance your education drastically changed in recent decades, the benefits of an education still made a case for themselves. However, recent economic challenges and changes in the...

Tabatha Murphy
6 June, 2014

Accounting is the cornerstone of any business. NAU’s various accounting degree options give students the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills needed for today’s global business economy. With numerous accounting associated jobs with a bright career outlook, it only makes sense that you may consider your future in the accounting industry....

Tabatha Murphy
4 June, 2014

 Part One: Invested Interest

You may have determined that you are ready to go to college (if you’re still weighing the benefits, check out our eBook, Why Should I Go to College?but what area is best for you? It can be a difficult decision to make when choosing the right degree program. When deciding on any program area it is always important to ask yourself these three questions:

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NAU
8 May, 2014

There are numerous benefits to earning your degree. Along with the sense of accomplishment and family benefits of earning a degree, studies have shown college graduates have more financial opportunity and a potential advantage in helping fill the gaps in today’s workforce. As a military servicemember earning your degree could mean leveraging your...