At National American University, we view college as a time for students to explore, exercise curiosity, and discover new interests and abilities.
We provide students with an immersive, collaborative, and inspiring environment where they can develop a broadly informed, highly disciplined intellect that will help them be successful in whatever work they finally choose.
Our students graduate with the values and knowledge they need to pursue meaningful work, find passion in life-long learning, and lead successful and purposeful lives.
National American University offers advanced degrees through its Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and 12 professional schools. Browse the organizations below for information on programs of study, academic requirements, and faculty research.
Depending on the acheivements, NAU may present different types of hononary doctorate .
Based on the type of hononary doctorate being awarded, NAU's Committee forms a selection panel to review nominations. Candidates or nominating parties typically must submit a minimum of a nomination form and biography by a specific deadline.
The Selection panel reviews all documentation & present their recommendations to the governing faculty, board of trustees, or university president.
NAU notifies accepted honores & confers the degrees during regulaar commencement ceremonies.
The following is a list of our degree-granting academic departments and programs.
The Eric and Nicole Fisher Center for International and Area Studies at NAU is the University's focal point for encouraging and coordinating teaching and research on global affairs, regions, and cultures around the world. From science and engineering to arts and humanities, explore the many different ways in which faculty, students, and scholars at National American undertake study, research and discussion about international and global issues.
Discover academic and research centers and initiatives concentrating specifically on international topics including area studies, languages, law, science, arts and humanities and more.
Access the database of the National American University faculty's worldwide research interests and projects. Spanning academic disciplines, NAU faculty members are involved in joint research centers and projects from Chile and Brazil to China and Japan.
Search the international collections of the National American University Library, one of the world's leading research libraries which includes around 10.2 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyruses to early printed books to electronic databases.
NAU Summer Session offers courses during the summer for NAU students, qualified undergraduate students from other colleges and universities, students about to enter their last year in high school, and adult learners. Additional programs offered through NAU Summer Session include: Study Abroad, English Language Institute, Online Courses, Writers' Conference, Drama and Film, and Foreign Language Courses.
You don't have to be a National American University student to have access to a NAU education.
From online courses to on-campus experiences, there are a range of learning opportunities available for non-degree seekers.
Visit a class or take courses for credit without matriculating as a National American University undergraduate.
The schools of NAU offer non-degree programs ranging from research opportunities to continuing education.
We explore online learning for a wide and global audience: from lifelong learners seeking to improve knowledge skills, to undergraduate and graduate students looking to supplement their current classes or take a class online for college credit, a certificate or a degree.