Doctoral degree programs at NAU
In our doctoral programs, you will deepen your expertise and earn the credentials you need to become a recognized scholar, researcher, or practitioner in industries ranging from education to forestry. Climb to new heights in your chosen field with a Northern Arizona University doctoral degree.
Why choose an NAU doctoral program?
At NAU, we work to develop interdisciplinary doctoral programs that allow you to not just research intensively in one field, but to broaden your understanding of your work through the lens of other subject areas. You’ll also build lifelong relationships with our experienced, game-changing faculty. Find your degree below, and start your future today.
List of doctoral programs by interest area
For more information on specific program requirements, please see the Academic Catalog.
Education and behavioral health
Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
Combined Counseling/School Psychology (PhD)
Curriculum and Instruction (PhD)
Educational Leadership- K-12 Administration (EdD)
Educational Leadership – Community College / Higher Education Administration (EdD)
Applied Physics and Material Sciences (PhD)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (PhD)
Mechanical Engineering (PhD)
Health and nursing
Interdisciplinary Health (PhD)
Nursing Practice (DNP)
Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Physical Therapy- Entry Level (DPT)
IT and computing
Informatics and Computing (PhD)
Astronomy and Planetary Science (PhD)
Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability (PhD)
Forest Science (PhD)