The graduate college

What makes NAU the best place to get your graduate degree?

With Northern Arizona University’s graduate programs, you’ll experience:

  • high-level research opportunities: sponsored support for research has increased more than 300 percent since 2000
  • exceptional, one-on-one mentorship
  • a campus focused on sustainabilitySierra magazine named NAU among the “nation’s coolest schools” for efforts to stop global warming
  • the choice of an award-winning and flexible online learning environment
  • a university committed to diversity: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ranked NAU in the top ten for education master’s degrees awarded to minorities

Gain the competitive advantage with a graduate degree

Our graduate programs will help you fulfill your potential in fields as diverse as biotechnology, health, business, environmental and sustainable systems, and teaching. We offer more than 50 master’s degrees, 13 doctoral degrees, and more than 20 graduate certificates, both in-person and online.

And our degrees are nationally recognized: in its Best Grad School rankings, U.S. News & World Report listed our graduate programs in:

 

Invest in your personal and academic growth

 

If limited time or financial resources are holding you back from pursuing an advanced degree, Northern Arizona University’s Graduate College offers you the resources to help you balance your family, career, finances, and graduate studies.

With classes in Flagstaff, online, and statewide, there’s always an NAU classroom within reach.