Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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College of Education

At NAU, we develop educational leaders who create tomorrow’s opportunities

Whether you want to be a teacher, counselor, school psychologist, or school leader, one thing is certain: you are passionate about inspiring others. At Northern Arizona University, we’ll prepare you to be a leader in education so you can make a difference for the rest of your life. NAU has long been recognized as a leader in education, in Arizona and beyond. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs that offer innovative teaching strategies and allow you to work closely with our accomplished education faculty.

If you want nothing less than excellence in your educator-preparation schooling, we welcome and invite you to learn more about the College of Education and what it can offer you.

Explore our degrees

The College of Education offers a variety of degrees to choose from.


Our programs

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Arizona Teachers Academy

The Arizona Teachers Academy at NAU offers the opportunity to receive a tuition-free, high-quality education with mentoring and training to prepare you for a successful teaching career.

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