Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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The Department of Education at NAU–Yuma

Northern Arizona University in Yuma prepares the next generation of educators

At NAU–Yuma, we develop educational leaders who create tomorrow’s opportunities in a globally-engaged society.

It is the mission of the NAU–Yuma’s Department of Education to prepare competent and committed professionals who will make positive differences for children, young adults, and others in a diverse and environmentally sustainable global environment. We prepare citizens who understand and value diversity, environmental sustainability, and global engagement.

Northern Arizona University is a recognized leader in teacher education. At the Yuma campus of NAU, we offer undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs that reflect and serve the needs of our region. We are committed to providing opportunities in higher education for the diverse and growing communities of the Lower Colorado River Region and other populations we serve.

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Education degrees and programs at NAU–Yuma

NAU–Yuma offers a range of education degrees, minors, and certifications for you as an undergraduate or graduate student. For all students beginning the B.S.Ed. in Elementary Education degree program, apply at

Other education degrees and certifications at NAU–Yuma

As an undergraduate student, consider our Bachelor of Science in Education, our Secondary Education certificate, or an Early Childhood Education minor. If you’re looking to pursue graduate coursework, our Elementary Education master’s degree program, MEd in Career and Technical Education degree, and Bilingual Education as a Second Language MEd degree may appeal to your interests. Explore all NAU–Yuma undergraduate or NAU–Yuma graduate degrees for more detail and other degree offerings.

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