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  • High-Quality Graduate Degree Programs 

    Earn an accredited graduate degree from Northern Arizona University and move forward in your career.

    NAU-Extended Campuses offers more than 40 accredited master’s and doctorate degree programs—including dozens of entirely online options— designed for working adults, with classes offered online or in person during the evenings at many campuses statewide.

    Now is your time to: 

    • Build your professional network of like-minded peers and collaborators. 
    • Distinguish yourself on the job and in the job market. 
    • Go beyond theory to gain real-world skills you can use immediately. 
    • Learn from distinguished faculty with years of field experience.   

    As a public university, NAU offers affordable tuition rates as well as special tuition plans for qualified graduate students.   

    Popular Fields Of Study

    Advance your career with a graduate degree in a high-demand field such as:  

    Maricopa Faculty Graduate Programming Now Available 

    Are you a Maricopa faculty member looking to earn additional graduate level hours? Northern Arizona University has multiple options to serve you through affordable and meaningful course work, including: Math, English, Psychology, Reading, Counseling, Business, Communication and Political Science. For more information, click here.


    Graduate Student Application Process

    Step 1: Complete the graduate application. There is a nonrefundable $65 application fee. For non-degree seekers, the fee is $35. 

    Step 2: As soon as possible, submit official transcripts from all other institutions attended to:  

    Office of Graduate Admissions

    Northern Arizona University 

    PO Box 4125 

    Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4125 

    Step 3: Depending on your program of choice, test scores and/or an additional application may be required. Be sure to confirm with your program department.  

    Once your complete application, transcripts, and all other materials are received, it takes up to three weeks to receive an admission decision. 

    Admission Requirements

    You are eligible for admission to the NAU Graduate College if you have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA.

    Learn more about the NAU Graduate College.

    NOTE: Many master’s programs have additional admission requirements. Visit the degree program page for more information. 

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