Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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Undergraduate Graduate Non-degree

The non-degree seeker experience: certificate programs

Choose our community to further your knowledge, your career, and your passion.

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undergraduate and graduate certificates
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online college in the Southwest
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in Arizona for return on investment
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Live The world looks different from here

When you enroll as a non-degree-seeking student, you still have access to benefits that other Lumberjacks enjoy. You’ll explore alongside other dreamers, builders, artists, and scholars who are rediscovering the world—and how to make a difference in it.


Join other adventurers

NAU is dynamic and creative, ideal for finding your place professionally and personally, not just to research but to create and recreate. You’ll expand your network and discover what drives you as you get involved in the community.

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Learn We’re here to expand your career options

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Be well Seize your moment

We prioritize a strong mind and body, with recreation and health facilities that will help you be in position to use your education for many years to come.


Chart your path for the next stage of your career

Since 1899, we have built on our experience and legacy to create new opportunities for the next generation of learners. With access to committed faculty and staff, and our abundant resources to help you, you’ll be ready to decide your future.

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Join us

You have aspirations—and we have the options to help you reach them.

You won’t be eligible for financial aid as a non-degree-seeking student, but we make quality education affordable at every level.