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Welcome to the Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Specialties Department (ESP) Programs

  1. Bilingual / Multicultural Education (BME) 
  2. Career and Technical Education (CTE) 
  3. Educational Technology (ETC) 
  4. Special Education (ESE) 

Research Programs by Academic Level

Diné Language Teachers Project

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The Diné Dual Language Teachers Professional Development Project works with teachers with proficiency in the Diné language and high academic achievement to meet licensing requirements for teachers who work in language instruction education programs.
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Department Scholarship Opportunities for Graduate Students

Every spring the Educational Specialties department has several graduate assistantships and tuition waivers available for qualifying students for the next academic year. Find out more

***All waivers and GA positions have been awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year. Applications for standby awards may be accepted on a case by case basis. Applications for the 2016-2017 Academic Year will be available Spring semester 2016.***

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Non-Resident Professional Licensure Information

If you are not a resident of Arizona, and you are taking an online course or program leading to professional licensure, NAU cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in your state. Please check with the appropriate licensing board in your state to determine whether the course or program meets requirements for licensure in your state.