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The Art of Being Human
We explore the things that define cultures, find the essence of the human condition, connect with global communities, and help you develop your strengths so that you can move the world.
Empowering Future Generations
We believe that education is the way to equality, progress, and elevating people everywhere. We have the programs—including some in-demand specialties—that will help you be an effective and inspirational professional.
Welcome to the Frontier of Knowledge
We foster the intense curiosity to understand the world around us so that you can improve it and build the future. We provide the research opportunities and programs so you can rise above any challenge.
For those who want to play a pivotal role in improving the lives of others, we offer healthcare programs that can help you become the professional the job market needs.
Making the World a Better Place
We bring real, sustainable change to the world. Our college is a community of diverse, passionate, and resilient scholars who come together to focus on the world’s most pressing issues.
Your Way Forward is Here
For those looking to fully realize their potential, we have a depth of research opportunities and student mentorship few can match. We offer opportunities throughout Arizona to meet you where you are.
Drive, Meet Destination
If you’re someone who wants the most out of your education, someone who thrills at intellectual challenge, then we have the community for you.
Accredited. Respected. High-Caliber.
Develop your leadership skills here, at an AACSB-accredited college that is as rigorous as it is collaborative. Be the professional who brings people together and leads them forward.
College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences | The Future of Movement
“The unifying theme of my research is the evolution of behavior,” says Dr. Kiisa Nishikawa. “My interest in how behavior evolves has led to interdisciplinary studies in a wide range of fields, including evolutionary ecology, behavioral neuroscience, biomechanics, and muscle physiology.”
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Ethnic Studies | Mutual Inspiration
First-generation student, NAU alum, and author of “Rage, Courage, Encourage: Citizenship in the College Classroom,” Dr. T. Mark Montoya knows intimately the challenges some students face. “Doing the work I do with first-generation students like myself, I want them to really understand that they’re not alone,” he says. “It’s very personal for me.”
The W. A. Franke College of Business
Franke | Hotel and Restaurant Management
“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Sales Education Foundation as a top university sales program,” says Dr. Kevin Trainor. “We have accomplished a lot with the sales program in a relatively short period of time, and we will continue to enhance the sales education experience for our students.”