Mission & vision statement
What you can expect from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at NAU
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University engages students and faculty in educational programs, scholarship, service, and professional endeavors that promote equity, sustainability, and human well-being. Graduates are prepared with critical capacities for citizenship, leadership, and creative problem-solving to transform lives and communities.
Dedication to innovation
The college’s unique configuration of programs supports innovative, boundary-crossing research with hands-on experience through the Media Innovation Center, the Model U.N., Speech and Debate, the GeoDesign Studio, and the Virtual Reality Lab, as well as with the Child Welfare Training program, Archaeology Field Program, and undergraduate and graduate research and internships. SBS faculty are dedicated to personal mentoring for students and scholarship that has a significant and positive impact on local and global communities.