New Economy Initiative

Educating Arizona’s future workforce

Arizona’s New Economy Initiative requires an educated workforce to meet needs in high-demand fields that are essential to our state’s vitality and economic success. NAU is leading the way in this effort by supporting Arizona’s future healthcare workforce and increasing educational access.

NAU received nearly $25 million in fiscal year 2022 (FY22) to advance these efforts and educate the workforce that will drive forward the new economy of Arizona’s future.