Frequently Asked Questions
earning the Associate’s Degree required?Read more
Yes. The B.S. Health Sciences
degree completion program requires students to transfer in a qualifying regionally accredited associate
degree. NAU does not offer the clinical or discipline specific coursework that
transfers in from the associate program. Qualified students may begin taking
NAU coursework prior to finishing their associate but must complete it and
obtain their certification/licensure prior to starting their final course, HS
I have to earn the AGEC (Arizona General Education Certificate)?Read more
Students may take NAU online courses to meet specific liberal studies course
requirements. Students who do transfer
in the AGEC automatically fulfill NAU’s liberal studies and diversity requirements.
Health Sciences advisors assist students individually to determine their best
course of action to complete the program.
should I apply to NAU?Read more
Applications are accepted year
round. See page 7 for application instructions. This program requires two separate
applications, one to the department and one to the university. Due to specific prequalification
requirements, students should consult with an NAU Health Sciences advisor prior to applying for admission to this
program. Qualified students may apply and start taking coursework any semester.
much does it cost to attend NAU?Read more
total cost includes tuition, fees, course textbook(s) and materials, residency
status of student (Arizona vs. out of state), and the number of courses needed
to complete the degree. NAU has one of the lowest tuition rates of any college
in Arizona. For detailed, current information on tuition and fees, refer to
NAU’s website at nau.edu/bursar and click on “Tuition and Fees.”
financial aid available?Read more
Students who wish to use financial aid to cover their education expenses need
to apply for it two to three months prior to their desired start term. Students
may contact a financial advisor at (602) 728-9506 or 1 (800) 426-8315, ext.
4951. NAU scholarships are also available. Refer to NAU’s financial aid website
at nau.edu/finaid for more information.
and how are NAU courses held?Read more
NAU coursework for this program is delivered online. No travel to the main NAU
campus in Flagstaff is required. Refer to the final page of this packet for
more information about taking online classes through NAU.
I transfer to NAU-Flagstaff to complete this degree?Read more
Students may transfer to the NAU Flagstaff campus to complete the program if
they wish. The online format allows students who cannot attend college in a
traditional setting to complete this program no matter where they live.