NON-RESIDENTS: 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.


OREGON RESIDENTS: Northern Arizona is currently not accepting Oregon residents into online degree programs which require an experiential (internship, student teaching, field work, etc.) component. Oregon residents may contact for more information.

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Eligibility for Graduate Education

Applicants for graduate studies must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. International institutions must be officially recognized by their Ministry of Education.

Please note that Non-Degree (personal enrichment) students are not eligible for financial aid.

See Northern Arizona University's Graduate Admissions Policy.

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NAU uses an online application for all graduate programs.  If you have questions or require assistance in our application process, please contact the Graduate College at (928) 523-4348 or

Apply Now: this links to our online application. Instructions for filling out the application are located at the link.

Program admission requirements

Review the requirements for your program before applying.  You may search by degree or program.  Once you find your program, click the "Details" tab for specific program requirements.

FAQs for Application and Admission

Questions about the application or admissions process?  Click here.