Northern Arizona University

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Flagstaff, AZ, 1900 S. Knoles Dr, Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Northern Arizona University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 29,021 students and offering 239 degrees in Flagstaff, AZ.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Northern Arizona University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
2,351 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
Art Teacher Education
20
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
27
Biology Teacher Education
5
0
Chemistry Teacher Education
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
3
Computer Teacher Education
31
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
140
Creative Writing
12
Curriculum and Instruction
7
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
5
38
Education/teaching of Individuals Who Are Developmentally Delayed
16
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
2
Educational Leadership and Administration
259
9
17
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
27
Elementary Education and Teaching
220
81
54
English Language and Literature
57
28
53
English/language Arts Teacher Education
33
5
Foreign Languages and Literatures
10
French Language and Literature
0
French Language Teacher Education
0
General Studies
0
German Language and Literature
1
German Language Teacher Education
0
Health Teacher Education
12
History Teacher Education
18
Liberal Arts
559
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
10
7
1
Music Teacher Education
27
1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
0
Physics Teacher Education
2
Rhetoric and Composition
0
25
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
4
9
5
Secondary Education and Teaching
6
Spanish Language and Literature
31
Spanish Language Teacher Education
3
8
Special Education and Teaching
194
18
0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
37
13
0
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
61
72
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
9
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
19
2
Technical Teacher Education
21
1
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
971 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
83
12
Advertising
33
Business Administration and Management
255
40
11
Business/managerial Economics
25
24
Customer Service Management
28
Economics
1
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
10
Finance
135
Finance and Financial Management Services
19
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
0
International Business
18
Investments and Securities
21
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
10
Marketing/marketing Management
111
0
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
124
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
869 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
13
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
56
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
18
2
Health Services Administration
1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
104
0
Nursing Practice
7
Physical Therapy/therapist
68
Physician Assistant
27
Public Health
150
Registered Nurse
411
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
751 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/native American Studies
6
Anthropology
41
23
Behavioral Sciences
7
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
3
Cultural Studies/critical Theory and Analysis
12
Educational Psychology
0
11
History
46
10
0
Human Services
4
Humanities/humanistic Studies
1
Intercultural/multicultural and Diversity Studies
2
International Relations and Affairs
24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
0
Linguistics
8
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
34
Paleontology
2
Philosophy
16
Political Science
68
4
2
Psychology
269
12
Public Administration
2
10
Public Policy Analysis
1
1
Religion/religious Studies
2
School Psychology
7
Social Sciences
1
Social Work
40
Sociology
58
7
Sustainability Studies
12
Women's Studies
2
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
528 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
2
Biochemistry
0
Biological and Physical Sciences
0
Biology
167
14
4
Biotechnology
1
Chemistry
64
3
Conservation Biology
4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
0
Geography
12
0
Geology/earth Science
30
14
Geophysics and Seismology
0
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
1
Mathematics
31
8
Microbiology
32
Physical Sciences
11
Physics
18
5
Science Technologies/technicians
101
Statistics
2
Statistics
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Engineering
462 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biomedical Sciences
146
Civil Engineering
44
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
39
0
Engineering
7
0
Engineering Science
3
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
22
1
Environmental Science
28
2
Environmental Studies
40
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
0
9
1
Mechanical Engineering
119
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Hospitality
329 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
231
19
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
72
4
Tourism and Travel Services Management
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
278 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
40
Journalism
24
Printmaking
3
0
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
76
Public Relations/image Management
31
48
Radio and Television
56
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Legal and Law
254 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
233
10
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management
3
Pre-Law Studies
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
168 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
2
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
24
Fine Arts
17
Interior Design
42
Metal and Jewelry Arts
0
0
Music
4
8
Music Performance
15
2
Painting
5
0
Photography
24
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
13
9
Sculpture
0
0
Voice and Opera
3
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Computer Technology
121 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
29
0
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
9
Management Information Systems
51
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Agriculture
107 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Forest Management/forest Resources Management
35
Forest Sciences and Biology
34
6
3
Forestry
2
Natural Resources Management and Policy
4
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Trades and Careers
33 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
33
Fashion Merchandising
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Northern Arizona University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Chemistry
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminology
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Hygiene (DH) American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Elementary and Special Education, Class of 2003

I was well prepared for teaching through instruction and internships.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 1998

I attended a satellite branch at my local community college, and our classes were held in actual elementary school classrooms, often with that teacher present and available to answer questions and/or give advice.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BM in Vocal Performance, Class of 2009

Professor referrals, undergraduate focused immersion in area of study, voice lessons, language, diction

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutrition & Health Science, Class of 2009

Capstone project, required internships, required writing class based on your degree

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-education/MAED-Leadership, Class of 1994

At the time many,exchanges,trips,labs,on sight studies and research

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Educational Leadership , Class of 2005

Real world curriculum in educational leadership

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Science/Biology, Class of 1992

Did a lot of work in the field and professors very available so easy to transition to real world.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Elementary and Special Education, Class of 2003

NAU is a diverse school. There are a lot of hippies, in addition to students from all around the country and the world. There are many cultural events in Flagstaff.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 1998

I did not attend the actual campus, I only went there to receive my degree.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutrition & Health Science, Class of 2009

Very earthy/outdoorsy. Embraces the natural history of the surrounding area.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Science/Biology, Class of 1992

small university in a small town so diverse, friendly, accessible, and down to earth.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Elementary and Special Education, Class of 2003

We used to work in Mac labs in the education building. The classrooms, dining halls, and dorms were all pretty standard, but that was more than 10 years ago.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutrition & Health Science, Class of 2009

Decent when I went there, and now exceptional. Was under a lot of construction for improvements during my time which was a little frustrating but all in preparation for the better!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-education/MAED-Leadership, Class of 1994

Things are much different now, than when I first started university in 1974.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters degree, Class of 2011

didn't use dorms, but library was great and classrooms were nice.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2005

Some were older when I was in school, but have since been updated

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Elementary and Special Education, Class of 2003

There is a diverse population and a wide variety of activities. There is a large and diverse live music and night life scene.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutrition & Health Science, Class of 2009

Outdoor clubs: hiking, skiing, rock climbing

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-education/MAED-Leadership, Class of 1994

At the time,skiing,hiking, Radio-TV.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters degree, Class of 2011

not sure, didn't participate in any

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Educational Leadership , Class of 2005

CONSERVING NATURE'S STAGEA new strategy to support species in the face of climate chang

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Science/Biology, Class of 1992

A lot of outdoor activities - skiing, hiking, mountain biking.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2005

In the mountains and snow, which was unique to AZ. Snow activities

Rated January 2016
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