Gear Up Your Career with the MBA + COGS Program at NAU


For years, National American University (NAU) has been synonymous with excellence in MBA education. The introduction of  NAU’s MBA + COGS program marks the dawn of a new era, blending the rich legacy of the past with the innovative vision of the future. This program is more than just an academic degree; it’s a comprehensive learning experience that allows students to earn credentials prior to earning their degree.

Empower Your Journey with COGS

NAU’s MBA + COGS program redefines the MBA experience by integrating the core curriculum with three Credentials of Graduate Studies (COGS), each serving as a milestone on your path to mastery. These credentials are not just academic achievements; they are tangible symbols of your expertise and dedication to continuous learning and professional development. By earning these COGS, you demonstrate your unwavering commitment to excellence while pursuing your MBA degree.

Energize Your Career

NAU’s MBA + COGS program goes beyond traditional education. It is designed to be a catalyst for career advancement, with each COGS signifying mastery in specific domains. Each credential not only enhances your resume but also provides real-time recognition of your achievements before you earn your degree. In a world where the pace of change is relentless, this program empowers you with the knowledge, skills, and credentials to distinguish yourself in a competitive market.

Your MBA, Your Pace

Recognizing the demands of modern professional life, the MBA + COGS program offers the flexibility to balance your education with other commitments. Catering to the unique needs of busy professionals, the program allows you to set your own pace, with the possibility of completing the degree in as little as 12 months. The program is designed to allow you to immediately apply your learning to real-world business challenges, maximizing the impact of your educational journey on your career.

Online and On Point

The online format of NAU’s MBA + COGS program allows you to advance your education without stepping away from your professional and personal commitments. The program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in the business world, from developing actionable business plans to creating ethical frameworks for global business environments. Graduates of this program can lead with confidence, embodying the principles of sustainability, leadership, ethics, communication, and collaboration.


The MBA + COGS program at National American University is more than just an educational pathway; it’s a collaboration between you, faculty, staff and other MBA students in preparing for your success. It offers a unique opportunity to gear up your career, empowering you with the knowledge, skills, and credentials to help you excel in today’s dynamic business world. As we co-author the next chapter in your success story, we invite you to join us on this educational journey. Explore the MBA + COGS program at National American University and take the first step towards realizing your professional aspirations. Your future starts now.


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