Welcome to the Program in Intensive English
Study at NAU. Start by learning English.
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Since 1987, the expert instructors in the PIE have helped international students improve their English and academic preparedness to succeed at NAU. At the PIE you will learn and practice the English language, get ready for success at a U.S. university, and make many wonderful memories and lifetime friendships.
All of us at the PIE look forward to helping you meet your academic goals!
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Learn Accordion Open
PIE helps three types of students:
- Degree-seeking students who have not met NAU English language requirements
- Language study (full-time)
- Language support (part-time)
- Non-degree-seeking students who wish to study English as a Second Language
- Groups of students who want a short-term program of study
Teach Accordion Closed
The PIE benefits greatly from our accomplished instructional staff. Our instructional staff consists of three groups: Full-time Instructors and Lecturers, who hold MA degrees in the field of TESL; Graduate Teaching Assistants in NAU’s PhD in Applied Linguistics programs; and part-time faculty.