NAU Online degrees
Take bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral classes online and advance your career goals through our fully accredited online degree programs.
Virtual information sessions
In light of Covid-19 developments, Northern Arizona University has temporarily suspended on-campus tours. In order to give you an experience similar to visiting us in person, you can now register for a virtual information session, to learn more about NAU. These sessions are currently scheduled twice daily, starting Wednesday, May 13—Monday, June 15, 2020, and are held at Noon and 4pm, MST.
The virtual information sessions will focus on programs for the following areas of interest at all campuses:
- 2NAU and California2NAU
- Administration and Management
- Business and Technology
- Education and Counseling
- Healthcare, Nursing, and Science
- Arts and Humanities
- Social and Behavioral Sciences
There will also be specific program information sessions for the following statewide and online programs:
- 90/30 transfer programs
- Communication Sciences
- Dental Hygiene
- Elementary Education/Special Education
- Health Sciences
- Hospitality Leadership
- Industrial Leadership
- Personalized Learning
- Social Work
- Strategic Leadership
Registering for your virtual session
When registering for your virtual session, you will have the option to choose the program area of interest that suits you, with a variety of session days and times.
Two paths to learn through Arizona’s best online university
Choose from our two flexible, innovative, online degree formats. Traditional Online Learning blends flexibility with scheduled progress. Competency-Based lets you work at your own pace—and can save you time and money.
Choose the path that works best for you:
- select a semester-based course schedule
- meet assignment deadlines
- pay tuition based on credit hours
Featured online degree programs
Pursue your greatest ambitions on your terms, through NAU Online
NAU understands that everyone’s educational journey starts in a different place. Wherever you are, we’re there to meet you. For more than 30 years, NAU has delivered excellence in distance learning and has evolved into one of the best online experiences in the nation.
#1Best Online College by OnlineColleges.com, 2018
#4Most affordable online program in the nation by Affordable Colleges Online, 2018
Earn an affordable degree from our fully accredited online university
NAU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and we’ve designed our innovative, flexible programs to fit your busy schedule.
The HLC accreditation covers all academic programs, all locations, and all online degree programs. For more information, please visit the HLC website or call 800-621-7440.
What’s life like as an NAU Online student?
The NAU Online experience is built around you, and your education is in your control. Learn more about what to expect as an NAU Online student.
Personalized resources while you take classes online
Earning your online degree doesn’t mean you’re alone in your journey—we provide the resources and faculty mentorship you need to succeed, every step of the way.
Whichever path you choose, you’ll experience:
- full library access
- guidance from dedicated professors and advisors
- 24/7 tech support
- financial aid opportunities
- online tutoring