Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
Woman passes out cookie to passenger in car

Engaged with our community


NAU embraces the world. Lumberjacks experience it, learn from it, and contribute to it every day—through service, celebrations, and solutions. 


Leading everywhere

We offer locations around Arizona so that an education is accessible for anyone who is willing to seek it. We help to ensure inventions and technology created by NAU researchers transfer into practical solutions in the private sector.

Whether nursing students are helping deliver COVID-19 vaccinations, geology students are creating a more sustainable region, or astronomy students are exploring the outer edges of the universe, NAU is making an impact close to home and far, far away.


A self portrait of NAU alumni Marvol Barnard

A leader in pro sports

Master of Organizational Leadership program aids career

Marvol Barnard is nothing if not determined. She returned to college in her 50s—while maintaining her professional and personal responsibilities—and completed a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University. But she’s not done with her education; she is now in the Master of Organizational Leadership program.

Read full story