Help is available from the Department of Educational Specialties when you need it
Northern Arizona University advisors will help you determine the courses to take as you work toward your degree in education. Many departments, like Educational Specialties, also have staff and faculty members available to assist with input to ensure your path to degree completion is on the right track. Whether you’re a new student, transfer student, online student, or continuing student, advising services are available to you.
First year students and undeclared students
Educational Specialties students, sophomore level and above
Find assistance in the welcoming, student-centered environment of the College of Education’s Office of Student Services.
NAU online and statewide campus students
Current NAU online and statewide campus students are encouraged to use NAU’s appointment planner to schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor.
Once you are admitted to a Teaching and Learning graduate program, you will be assigned an academic advisor. All students are encouraged to use NAU’s appointment planner to schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor. Questions can also be asked by emailing or calling your NAU advisor. Not sure who your advisor is? Use your student center in LOUIE.
If you applied to a teacher certification program, you will be assigned to both an academic advisor and a faculty mentor. Your academic advisor will assist you with admission requirements, enrollment, petitions and other academic needs. Your faculty mentor will serve as a professional advisor.
Non-degree seeking students
NAU advising materials
Want to know the course path that will help lead you in the right direction towards your degree? Use NAU’s progression plan tool as a guide.
Programs of study
Use Educational Specialties programs of study to guide your course selection in consultation with your advisor.