NAU Online

Integrate college into your life with NAU Online, and benefit from a high-quality, award-winning, accredited online university education with distance-learning flexibility.

Choose the path that works best for you

Traditional Online

Eight week courses
Choose the course schedule that works best for you
Credit-hour-based tuition rates

Through our nationally recognized Traditional Online programs, you’ll engage in courses that fit your busy life. You can pursue a fully accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree while maintaining your job and personal obligations.

Our Traditional Online programs blend flexibility with scheduled progress, and courses are structured and guided by a dedicated professor.

You won’t have to go it alone—our online platform allows you to:

  • Connect with faculty mentors and peers

  • Participate in discussions and presentations

  • Collaborate on projects, regardless of your location


Competency-Based Online

Competency based—get credit for what you know!
Weekly start dates
Affordable, six month flat subscription rates

Pursue your career ambitions quickly, affordably, and effectively with our innovative, competency-based online program.

Our self-paced Personalized Learning format focuses on your needs. You complete courses and earn credit by demonstrating mastery of a topic. Advance quickly or take your time to understand a difficult concept—the choice is up to you.

  • Fully accredited

  • 100% online

  • Weekly starts

  • All-inclusive tuition, no additional fees

  • Set your own schedule

  • Accelerated degree completion



NAU understands that everyone’s educational journey starts in a different place. Wherever you are, we’re there to meet you. For more than 30 years, NAU has delivered excellence in distance learning and has evolved into one of the best online university experiences in the nation.

 Take bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral classes online and advance your career goals through our fully accredited online programs.

Pursue your greatest ambitions—on your terms—through NAU Online.


Our Online Degrees

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