With 180+ undergraduate programs, 100+ online degree programs, and 90+ graduate degree programs, NAU has a program of study to complement your interests, skills, and passions.
Not sure where to begin? Consider focusing your studies in one of the six most popular fields for Indigenous students:
For working health professionals, whether you practice diagnostic imaging, medical assisting, paramedic care, physical therapy assisting, respiratory care, surgical technology, or another health discipline, our Health Sciences – Allied Health program will help you advance your career and earning opportunities.Learn more
NAU’s Environmental Engineering programs focus on applying biological, chemical, and physical science to solve technical problems involving water, air pollution control, waste management, and public health. As you master the skills to develop resilient systems, you’ll learn to promote innovation and growth while implementing environmentally conscious practices.
Within the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the focus is on employing the fundamentals of physics, math, chemistry, and materials science to solve some of the most challenging technical problems. With an NAU Civil and Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree, you’ll be poised to take part in a lucrative and growing job market and build a career you’ll love.Learn more
Education is a cornerstone of individual and community growth and prosperity. NAU’s Education degree programs can prepare you to make a difference in your community as a teacher, counselor, or administrator, with program levels from bachelor’s to doctoral. Our curriculum is culturally informed to effectively train educators serving Native American students with student teaching opportunities in Indigenous communities. Once you graduate, NAU offers professional development through the Institute for Native-serving Educators/Diné Institute.Learn more
Graduate students develop mastery of forest stewardship through a comprehensive study of ecosystem sciences, social science and communication, and forest management. As a forestry student, you will consider interactive ecosystem services and competing practices in forestry to inform your efforts in conservation, preservation, and restoration of forest systems.
NAU’s Native American Forest and Rangeland Management Program facilitates collaboration between Tribal resource management programs with federal and state agencies to implement restorative management of Tribal forests and rangelands while affirming traditional knowledge, culture, and practices. The program hosts an annual Tribal Forestry Student Summit.Learn more
You’ll study the environment through interdisciplinary research and coursework, exploring the ways human societies interact with urban, rural, and wilderness ecosystems. You’ll explore global climate change, biodiversity, environmental justice, and public policy. Such diverse coursework and research opportunities will prepare you to address—and solve—local and global issues in environmental sustainability.
Please visit the NAU Academic Catalog for the most up-to-date information on programs and degrees.Learn more
We developed our online Indian Country Criminal Justice Degree, the only program of its kind in the world, with leaders of Indigenous nations and NAU’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice to address the unique needs of criminal justice in Indian Country and help fill a growing employment gap.
Choose from three AIS bachelor’s degrees, four minors, and a graduate certificate.Learn more