Welcome Prospective Students!

Thank you for you interest in Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the College of Education (COE).  We have provided you with this page to help you get familiar with our college, it's structure and the university as a whole.  Whether you are interested in enrolling at the undergraduate or graduate level, the information below should give you an idea of the NAU and COE experience.  

Find out more about our beautiful Flagstaff Mountain Campus.

College of Education Departments and Organization

The College of Education is home to 4 departments, each offering a wide variety of degrees, programs and certificates at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

 COE Chart

Check out the COE Organizational Chart with hotlinks!

Quicklinks to Helpful Information

Resources for Future Teachers

Average Teacher Salaries

Arizona has been one of the lower paying states for teachers over the past decade, but has been steadily increasing over the past few years.

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Teacher Shortages

The nationwide Teacher Shortage Area lists for the 2014 - 2015 school years have been completed. A copy of this report showing the nation’s teacher areas by State is posted on the U.S. Department of Education’s website.

Arizona Department of Education certification requirements

The Certification subprogram consistently and accurately enforces the State Board of Education rules and regulations and state statutes governing the certification of professional educators in the state.

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Locate information about the profession including scholarship information and job postings .