Programs of Study

The NAU Academic Catalog is the official source for curriculum-related information for all NAU academic programs and courses, for the given Catalog year. For educational and financial reasons, the University reserves the right to change, at any time, any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations, and fees found in this catalog.  Information in the Academic Catalog is critical to successful program completion and includes relevant curricular policy.  Students are responsible for understanding the Academic Catalog's requirements for their catalog year.Please contact Kirsten Slaughter-Rice with any questions about programs of study.
Current Program of Study WRGP Program? Type Archives Site Keyword
English: Professional Writing Certificate (2015-16) GCERT None Site English, writing, professional writing, technical writing
Executive Police Leadership Certificate (2015-16) GCERT None Site police, leadership, police leadership, executive police leadership, criminal, justice
Clinical and Translational Science GCERT None Site anthropology, clinical, translational, clinical and translational research, science
History (2015-16) MA None More Info history, southwest, borderlands, environment
History MA More Info history, southwest, borderlands, environment
Occupational Therapy OTD None Site occupational therapy, OT, OTD, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, medical
Mathematics Teaching (Archive Only) MAT Site math, mathematics, teaching
Chemistry and Biochemistry: General MS Site science, chemistry, biochemistry, natural sciences, carcinogenisis, cancer, chemotherapy, biomedical, bioorganic, organic, medical, environment
Chemistry and Biochemistry: Carcinogenesis and Cancer Chemotherapy MS Site science, chemistry, biochemistry, natural sciences, carcinogenisis, cancer, chemotherapy, biomedical, bioorganic, organic, medical, environment
Geospatial Sciences, Applied: Geospatial Technologies PSM MS Site science, geospatial, geospatial sciences, earth sciences, technology, geospatial technologies
Mathematics Teaching Certificate (Archive Only) GCERT More Info math, mathematics, education, teaching
Educational Technology: K-12 Teacher MED More Info education, technical, educational technology, technology, instructional
Physician Assistant Studies (2015-16) MPAS None More Info physician assistant, physician's assistant, PA, MPAS, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, medical, nursing
Administration: Small Business Administration MADM None Site administration, small business, business, small business administration
Administration: Justice Studies MADM None Site administration, justice studies, justice
Athletic Training MS None Site athletic training
Business Foundations GCERT Site
Nursing Practice, Doctor of DNP Site nurse, nursing, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, nursing practice, nursing teaching, DNP, medical
Special Education (non-certified): Continuing Professional MED None More Info education, special education, cross-categorical, professional, continuing
Statistics MS More Info statistics, mathematics
Special Education, Severe/Profound Low Incidence MED None Site education, special education, severe, profound, low incidence
Statistics, Applied Certificate GCERT More Info statistics, mathematics
Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education MED None Site education, special education, early childhood
Sustainable Communities WRGP MA More Info environment, environmental, sustainability, sustainable, sustainable communities, agriculture, food, restoration, community, social, volunteering, action, issues
Women's and Gender Studies Certificate GCERT None More Info women, gender, women's studies, women and gender, gender studies, diversity
Special Education, Cross-Categorical High Incidence Certified MED None Site education, special education, cross-categorical, high incidence
Spanish Teaching: Spanish Education MAT None Site Spanish, teaching, education, modern languages
Spanish Teaching MAT None Site Spanish, teaching, education, modern languages
Sociology, Applied MA None Site sociology, social, organization, institution
Secondary Education: Continuing Professional MED None Site secondary, education, secondary education, continuing
Secondary Education with Certification MED None Site secondary, education, secondary education
Teaching Science with Certification MAT-S Site education, science, teaching
Science Teaching Certificate GCERT Site education, science, teaching
Science Teaching MAST Site science, education, teaching
School Psychology and State Certification EDS Site psychology, teaching, psychology teaching, psychology education, school psychology, counseling
School Psychology PHD Site psychology, teaching, psychology teaching, psychology education, school psychology, counseling
Public Management Certificate GCERT Site public management, management, administration, politics, political science, organization, institution, human resources
Public Administration MPA Site public administration, administration, MPA, leadership, management, organization, institution, human resources
Psychology: Teaching of Psychology MA Site psychology, teaching, education, psychology teaching, psychology education
Psychology: Pre-Doctoral General Psychology MA Site psychology, general psychology
Psychology: Pre-Doctoral Clinical Health Psychology (thesis) MA Site psychology, clinical, health
Music: Vocal Performance MM None More Info music, voice, vocal, vocal performance, singer, opera
Music: Theory MM None More Info music, music theory, theory and composition
Music: Suzuki Violin/Viola WRGP MM More Info music, Suzuki, violin, viola, strings, music teaching
Music: Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music MM None More Info music, accompanying, accompaniment, chamber music, piano, instrumental ensembles
Music: Performance Certificate GCERT None More Info music, performance, vocal, instrumental, vocal performance, instrumental performance
Music: Musicology MM None More Info music, musicology, ethnomusicology, international music
Music: Instrumental Performance MM None More Info music, performance, instrumental performance, instrumental, instrument
Music: Instrumental Conducting MM None More Info music, instrumental, instrumental conducting, conducting, symphony conducting, band
Music: Composition MM None More Info music, composition, music theory, theory and composition, write music
Music: Choral Conducting MM None More Info music, choral, choral conducting, conducting, choral ensemble
Psychology: Clinical Health Psychology (non-thesis) MA More Info psychology, clinical, health
Positive Behavior Support Certificate WRGP GCERT None More Info positive behavior support, behavior analysis, PBS, behavior
Political Science: Public Policy PHD More Info politics, political science, policy, public policy, organization, institution
Political Science: Non-thesis MA More Info politics, political science, environment, policy, Native American, Latino
Political Science: Comparative Politics and International Relations PHD More Info politics, political science, comparative politics, international relations, international
Political Science: American Politics and Public Administration PHD More Info politics, political science, american politics, public administration, environment, policy, Native American, Latino
Political Science: Thesis MA More Info politics, political science, environment, policy, Native American, Latino
Physics, Applied: Teaching College Physics MS None More Info science, physics, teaching, education, higher education, quantum, chaos, materials, condensed matter
Physics, Applied: Planetary Science Thesis MS None More Info science, physics, astronomy, planetary science, quantum, chaos, materials, condensed matter
Physics, Applied: General Physics Thesis MS None More Info science, physics, quantum, chaos, materials, condensed matter
Physics, Applied: General Physics Coursework MS None More Info science, physics, quantum, chaos, materials, condensed matter
Physician Assistant Studies MPAS More Info physician assistant, physician's assistant, PA, MPAS, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, medical, nursing
Physical Therapy DPT More Info PT, DPT, physical therapy, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, medical
Nursing: Post-Master Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) Certificate GCERT More Info nurse, nursing, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, FNP, family nurse practitioner, medical
Nursing: Nurse Generalist WRGP MS More Info nurse, nursing, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, medical
Nursing: Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) MS More Info nurse, nursing, health, health sciences, healthcare, health care, FNP, family nurse practitioner, medical
Mathematics: Thesis MS Site math, mathematics
Mathematics: Comprehensive Exam, Community College Concentration MS Site math, mathematics, community college, higher education, teaching, education
Mathematics: Comprehensive Exam MS Site math, mathematics
Mathematics Education WRGP MS Site math, mathematics, teaching, education
Linguistics, Applied PHD Site linguistics, corpus, computer-assisted language learning, CALL, testing, second language, literacy, language, grammar, discourse
Interdisciplinary Health Policy Certificate WRGP GCERT Site health, health policy, health sciences
Human Relations WRGP MED Site human relations, education, personnel, behavior, interpersonal, interpersonal communications
Geospatial Sciences, Applied: Planning and Recreation MS Site science,geospatial, geospatial sciences, earth sciences, planning, recreation
Geospatial Sciences, Applied: Geospatial Technologies MS Site science, geospatial, geospatial sciences, earth sciences, technology, geospatial technologies
Geospatial Sciences, Applied: Custom MS Site science, geospatial, geospatial sciences, earth sciences
Geology MS Site science, geology, earth science
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate GCERT Site geographic information systems, GIS
Forestry, Master of Science in MS Site forestry, life sciences, forest management
Forestry, Master of WRGP MF Site forestry, life sciences, forest management
Forestry, Doctorate PHD Site forestry, life sciences, forest management
Ethnic Studies Certificate GCERT None Site ethnic studies, race, race relations, ethnicity, multidisciplinary, sociocultural, cultural diversity, diversity
Environmental Sciences and Policy WRGP MS None Site science, environment, environmental sciences, environmental policy, policy, sustainability, environmental sustainability, paleoecology, quaternary, law, regulation, water, land, ecology, climate, climate change, resources
English: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate GCERT Site English, teaching, teaching English as a second language, second language, TESL, linguistics
English: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) MA Site English, teaching, teaching English as a second language, second language, TESL, linguistics
English: Secondary English Education MA None Site English, education, secondary
English: Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing MA None Site English, rhetoric, teaching, writing
English: Professional Writing Certificate GCERT None Site English, writing, professional writing, technical writing
English: Professional Writing WRGP MA None Site English, writing, professional writing, technical writing
English: Literature MA None Site English, literature, fiction, theory, criticism
English: General English MA Site English, general, theory, criticism, rhetoric, literature, overview
English: Creative Writing MFA Site English, creative writing, writing, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction
English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate GCERT Site ESL, English as a second language, second language
Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Fluid Concentration MENG None Site engineering, mechanical, thermal, fluid
Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable Systems MSE None Site engineering, mechanical, sustainability, sustainable, systems
Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Solid Mechanics Concentration MENG None Site engineering, mechanical, mechanical engineering, mechanics, solid
Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Engineering Design MSE None Site engineering, mechanical, design
Engineering: Environmental Engineering (MSE) MSE None Site engineering, environmental, environment, sustainability
Engineering: Environmental Engineering (MENG) MENG None Site engineering, environment, environmental, sustainability
Engineering: Electrical Engineering (MSE) MSE None Site engineering, electrical
Engineering: Electrical Engineering (MENG) MENG None Site engineering, electrical
Engineering: Computer Science (MSE) MSE None Site engineering, computer, computer science
Engineering: Computer Science (MENG available only as part of the Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Program) MENG None Site engineering, computer, computer science
Engineering: Civil Engineering (MSE) MSE None Site engineering, civil
Engineering: Civil Engineering (MENG) MENG None Site engineering, civil
Elementary Education: Continuing Professional MED Site education, elementary, continuing, teaching
Elementary Education: Certification MED None Site education, elementary, certification, teaching
Educational Technology Certificate GCERT None Site education, technical,educational technology, technology, instructional
Educational Technology: Adult Learning and Training MED More Info education, technical, educational technology, technology, instructional
Educational Leadership: Superintendent Certificate GCERT Site education, educational leadership, leadership, school leadership, superintendent, K-12
Educational Leadership: School Leadership WRGP MED None Site education, educational leadership, leadership, school leadership, principal, K-12
Educational Leadership: Principal K-12 WRGP MED None Site education, educational leadership, leadership, principal, K-12
Educational Leadership: Principal Certificate GCERT None Site education, educational leadership, leadership, principal
Educational Leadership: K-12 WRGP EDD None Site education, educational leadership, leadership, K-12
Educational Leadership: Educational Foundations WRGP MED Site education, leadership, educational leadership, foundations
Educational Leadership: Community College/Higher Ed (EdD) WRGP EDD None Site education, leadership, educational leadership, community college, higher education
Educational Leadership: Community College/Higher Ed (MEd) WRGP MED Site education, leadership, educational leadership, community college, higher education
Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Doctorate PHD Site science, earth, environment, environmental, climate, landscape, sustainability, environmental sustainability, interdisciplinary, planetary systems, engineering, sustainable systems
Early Childhood Education MED Site education, early childhood, childhood, teaching
Disability Policy and Practice Certificate WRGP GCERT None Site disability, disability policy
Curriculum and Instruction: Technology in Education EDD None Site education, curriculum, instruction, teaching, technology, educational technology
Curriculum and Instruction: Research EDD None Site education, curriculum, instruction, teaching, educational research
Curriculum and Instruction: Higher Education EDD None Site education, curriculum, instruction, teaching, higher education
Curriculum and Instruction: Content EDD None Site education, curriculum, instruction, teaching
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Special Education Certificate GCERT None Site education, special education, diverse, multicultural
Criminology, Applied MS Site criminology, criminal justice, crime, justice, law, social
Counseling, Student Affairs MED Site counseling, psychology, student affairs, higher education, advising
Counseling, School Counseling MED None Site counseling, school, psychology, advising
Counseling Psychology PHD Site counseling, psychology, social work, mental health, human resources, therapy, education,
Counseling MA None Site counseling, social work, mental health, human resources, therapy, therapist, psychology
Community Planning Certificate WRGP GCERT Site community planning, urban, rural
Communication, Applied MA None Site communication, environment, politics, health promotions, media, promotion, public relations, journalism
Clinical Speech-Language Pathology: Summer-Only Track MS None Site speech, pathology, clinical, audiology
Clinical Speech-Language Pathology: Leveler (for bachelor's degree in a field other than Speech Pathology) MS None Site speech, pathology, clinical, audiology
Clinical Speech-Language Pathology: Full-time MS None Site speech, pathology, clinical, audiology
Climate Science and Solutions WRGP MS None Site science, environment, environmental sciences, climate, sustainability, climate science, environmental sustainability, climate change, carbon
Chemistry and Biochemistry: Bioorganic and Biomedical MS Site science, chemistry, biochemistry, natural sciences, carcinogenisis, cancer, chemotherapy, biomedical, bioorganic, organic, medical, environment
Career and Technical Education Certificate GCERT Site education, technical education, educational technology, technology, CTE, career
Career and Technical Education MED Site education, technical education, educational technology, technology, CTE, career
Business Administration WRGP MBA Site business, business administration, administration, management, accounting, economics, finance, global, MBA
Biology, Master of Science in MS Site science, biology, life sciences, biological, cellular, molecular, microbiology, genetics, genome, genomics, ecology, physiology, functional morphology, behavior, evolution, disease, medical, environment
Biology, Doctorate PHD Site science, biology, life sciences, biological, cellular, molecular, microbiology, genetics, genome, genomics, ecology, physiology, functional morphology, behavior, evolution, disease, medical, environment
Bilingual and Multicultural Education: English as a Second Language (ESL) MED Site education, bilingual, multicultural, ESL, second language
Bilingual and Multicultural Education: Bilingual MED Site education, bilingual, multicultural
Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based) Certificate WRGP GCERT None Site autism spectrum disorder, autism, ASD, disability
Assistive Technology Certificate WRGP GCERT None Site assistive technology, disability, disability resources
Anthropology: Sociocultural Research WRGP MA Site anthropology, social, cultural, sociocultural
Anthropology: Linguistics Research WRGP MA Site anthropology, linguistics
Anthropology: Archaeology Research WRGP MA Site anthropology, archaeology
Anthropology: Applied Sociocultural WRGP MA Site anthropology, social, cultural, sociocultural
Anthropology: Applied Linguistics WRGP MA Site anthropology, linguistics
Anthropology: Applied Archaeology WRGP MA Site anthropology, archaeology
Administration: Public Management WRGP MADM None Site administration, public management, management, organization, institution, human resources
Administration: Project Management WRGP MADM None Site administration, project management, management
Administration: Professional Writing WRGP MADM None Site administration, writing, professional writing, technical writing
Administration: Land Use Planning, GIS Concentration WRGP MADM None Site administration, land use, GIS, geographic information system, planning
Administration: Land Use Planning, Community Planning Concentration WRGP MADM None Site administration, land use, community planning, planning, urban, rural
Administration: Health Sciences WRGP MADM None Site administration, health science, health, management
Administration: General Leadership WRGP MADM None Site administration, leadership, management
Administration: Custom Emphasis WRGP MADM None Site administration, management, leadership
Administration: Construction Management WRGP MADM None Site administration, construction, construction management, engineering