Northern Arizona University NAU-Extended Campuses

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Northern Arizona University, a public research university founded in 1899, began as a normal school and now offers more than 150 baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. With its main campus in Flagstaff, a branch campus in Yuma, AZ, community campuses across the state and online programs, students have access to NAU's high-quality education in Arizona and around the world. Tailored to the needs of working adults, NAU-Extended Campuses offers online programs with mostly asynchronous courses; however, some require students to log on at set times. NAU also offers self-paced Personalized Learning degree programs. The fully online, competency-based programs feature no set classes or schedules and weekly start dates.

Northern Arizona University Online Degrees

Northern Arizona University's Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition & Admissions Info


Northern Arizona University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Several of NAU's programs also hold specialized accreditations, such as those from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators, and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, among others.


Undergraduate=$425/credit; Graduate=$575/credit

Admissions and Transfer Info

Northern Arizona University's admission prerequisites and application requirements vary by program.

Undergraduate applicants must submit official transcripts from all institutions they've attended. If they attended high school within the past 12 months, they also must submit ACT or SAT scores.

Transfer students must have an associate degree, 12 to 23 transferable credits with a core high school GPA of at least 2.0, or 24 or more transferable college or university credit hours with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

Graduate applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Graduate applicants must submit official college or university transcripts and test scores, if required for the specific program.

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Online Degrees at Northern Arizona University

Significant Northern Arizona University online degree rankings:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • B in Health Sciences: Paramedic Care
  • B in Health Sciences: Physical Therapist Assisting
  • B in Health Sciences: Public Health
  • B in Health Sciences: Respiratory Care
  • B in Health Sciences: Surgical Technology
  • B in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • BIS in Administration
  • BIS in Criminal Justice
  • BIS in Early Childhood
  • BIS in Emergency Management 90-30
  • BIS in Entrepreneurship
  • BIS in Humanities 90-30
  • BIS in Intelligence Studies 90-30
  • BIS in Justice Studies
  • BIS in Law Enforcement Management 90-30
  • BIS in Public Administration 90-30
  • BIS in Service Industry Management
  • BIS in Speech:Language Sciences and Technology
  • BIS in Technology Management
  • BIS in Technology Management 90-30
  • B in Justice Studies
  • B in Justice Studies: Criminal Justice Administration Emphasis
  • B in Justice Studies: Intelligence Studies Emphasis
  • B in Management
  • B in Management: Healthcare Emphasis
  • B in Parks and Recreation Management
  • B in Parks and Recreation Management: Community, Commercial and Tourism
  • B in Parks and Recreation Management: Outdoor Education and Leadership
  • B in Parks and Recreation Management: Park Protection
  • B in Psychology
  • BPA
  • BPM
  • B in Sociology
  • BS/BA in Communication Studies
  • BS/BA in Computer Information Technology
  • BS/BA in Liberal Arts
  • RN to BSN
  • BBA in Small Business Administration
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Online Master’s Degree Programs

  • MEd in Elementary Education: Reading K-8
  • MEd in Secondary Education: Continuing Professional
  • MEd in Special Education
  • MEd in Special Education: Cross:Categorical/High Incidence
  • MEd in Special Education: Disability Studies
  • MEd in Special Education: Early Childhood
  • MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences: Custom Geography, Planning and Recreation
  • MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences: Geospatial Technologies
  • MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences: Geospatial Technologies, Professional Science Masters
  • MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences: Planning and Recreation
  • MS in Parks and Recreation Management
  • MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education: Bilingual
  • MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education: ESL
  • MEd in Career and Technical Education
  • MEd in Early Childhood
  • MEd in Educational Leadership
  • MEd in Educational Leadership: Community College/Higher Education
  • MEd in Educational Leadership: Educational Foundations
  • MEd in Educational Leadership: Instructional Leadership K12 School Leadership
  • MEd in Educational Technology
  • MEd in Elementary Education
  • MEd in Human Relations
  • MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences
  • MS in Mathematics Education
  • MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN in Generalist
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Online Doctorate Degree Program

  • DNP in Nursing Practice

Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs

  • Assistive Technology
  • Certified Police Manager
  • Community Planning
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Intelligence Led Policing
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Reading Specialist Endorsement: Arizona Department of Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement: Arizona Department of Education
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Leadership in 21st Century Policing
  • Parks and Recreation Management
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
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Online Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Administration
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (School-Based)
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Communication Studies
  • Community College Teaching and Learning
  • Educational Technology
  • Executive Police Leadership
  • Indigenous and Tribal Nation-building
  • Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Professional Writing
  • Psychology of Human Development and Learning
  • Public Management
  • Rhetoric and Teaching of Writing
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Teaching Introductory Community College Mathematics
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