Interdisciplinary Global Programs (IGP)

Go bigger. Go global. Go EPIC.

Join Interdisciplinary Global Programs (IGP) and join the premier, award-winning program that combines your first degree in STEM, Business or Hospitality with language and culture studies.

IGP offers a revolutionary approach to your education. 

Two degrees. Five years. One year abroad. A lifetime changed. 

If you are looking for GSEP (Global Science and Engineering Program) or GBP (Global Business Program) at NAU, you are in the right place! All of these programs are under the umbrella of IGP.

The steps to your global career begin here.

1. Declare a major

    Majors within the College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
    • Applied Computer Science,
    • Astronomy
    • Biology
    • Biomedical Science
    • Chemistry
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Management
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Environmental Studies
    • Exercise Science
    • Forestry
    • Geology
    • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Microbiology
    • Physics
    • Physics and Astronomy
    • Secondary Education
    Majors within WA Franke College of Business
    • Accountancy
    • Business Economics
    • Finance
    • Hotel and Restaurant Management
    • Information Systems
    • International Hospitality Management
    • Management
    • Marketing

    2. Choose a language

    Available majors within the College of Arts and Letters

    Modern Languages IGP Emphasis 

    • French
    • German 
    • Spanish
    • Chinese 
    • Japanese*
    *Please note that placement at universities in Japan is very competitive. In order to give NAU IGP students studying Japanese the best chance of success, see the student manual for information about GPA and other eligibility requirements. 
    IGP Languages updated

    3. Apply to IGP and start your program 

    The best time to apply to IGP is the summer before you start your freshman year at NAU. Visit our Application page to learn more. 

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    4. Study in one of these countries

    IGP Countries updated

    All participants graduate with 

    • Two degrees 
    • One full academic year abroad immersed in language, culture, academics and internship or research experience
    • An impressive resume of experience
    GSEP (Global Science and Engineering Program) and GBP (Global Business Program) are part of Interdisciplinary Global Programs (IGP).