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National American University is about personal development and community. When you choose to attend NAU, you don’t just join a group of diverse students and faculty; you join a group of people from all walks of life sharing a unique experience.
Our staff is devoted to helping you balance your education with your personal and professional obligations – it’s our commitment. Through flexible class scheduling, dedicated career advisors and quality programs, NAU strives to provide a caring and supportive learning environment to ensure your success as a student.
You deserve an education. We provide the opportunity.

Why National American University?

The American Way

Everyone has a right to a college education. That’s why we offer numerous opportunities to help you earn your degree whether online, at a campus, or both. After all, your career ambitions are uniquely your own. And with our flexible study plans, relevant degree programs and personal advising from day one, so are your options. Because we believe you should get the opportunity you deserve. That’s the American Way.

Relevant degree programs for real-world success

Earning your degree is about more than just pursuing your passions. You want an education that will not only help you reach your goals but also prepare you for success in your real-world career. We offer over 60 relevant degree programs to help prepare you for today’s top growing industries including business, information technology, healthcare and more. And because we understand education is only as valuable as your instructor- ours bring real-world experience and success to the classroom and your education.

A personal advisor from day one

After decades of service to our students, we’ve learned how to help you succeed. That’s why our support starts before you enroll-and continues until graduation day. Let a personal advisor help you find the degree program that matches your career goals.

A university built around you

Life is busy. We understand. We provide you with options that make sense for your life with a variety of classes offered online or on-campus that help you start building your career skills from day one. We also work hard to make sure you get the credit you deserve by accepting credits earned from other colleges, and grant credit for military training and other real world experience.

Programs Available at National American University:

National American University Campuses:

  • Albuquerque East, NM

    Welcome to National American University’s Albuquerque campus, conveniently located in the heart of the Albuquerque metro area. The Albuquerque campus has been serving students in the central New Mexico area since 1975, and has long been considered one of NAU’s flagship campus locations. Located at the intersection of San Mateo and Indian School Road, the campus is convenient to Interstate I 40 East and the Up-Town Area.

    Students in the state of Minnesota are not be eligible to sit for the Minnesota Police Officer licensing examination upon completion of the NAU’s Bachelor of Science/Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree programs.

  • Albuquerque West, NM

    National American University’s Rio Rancho campus is conveniently located on the growing west side of the Albuquerque metro area. The Rio Rancho campus has been serving students in the Rio Rancho area since 1997, and it is one of two NAU campuses located in the New Mexico region. Located on the second floor of the Sandia Area Federal Credit Union, directly across the street from Intel, the Rio Rancho campus is easily accessible from Interstate 25 and Paseo Del Norte Highway, as well as Alameda and Rt. 528.

    Students in the state of Minnesota are not be eligible to sit for the Minnesota Police Officer licensing examination upon completion of the NAU’s Bachelor of Science/Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree programs.

  • Denver Metro, CO

    Welcome to National American University’s Centennial Education Center, conveniently located in the Southwest corridor of the Denver metro area. The Centennial Education Center is an extension of the Denver Main Campus and has been serving students in the Denver metro area since 1974.

    In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the Centennial Education Center offers excellent degree programs, both on the ground and primarily online, in health care management.

    Located at the intersection of County Line Road and University Boulevard, the Centennial campus is just one block north of C-470.

    Students in the state of Minnesota are not be eligible to sit for the Minnesota Police Officer licensing examination upon completion of the NAU’s Bachelor of Science/Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree programs.

  • Overland Park, KS

    National American University’s Overland Park campus is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. The Overland Park campus has been serving students in western Missouri and eastern Kansas since 2001. Located at 103rd Street and Highway 69 just north of the Corporate Woods area, the Overland Park campus is easily accessible from Highway 69 and Interstate 435.

    Students in the state of Minnesota are not be eligible to sit for the Minnesota Police Officer licensing examination upon completion of the NAU’s Bachelor of Science/Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree programs.

Course offerings vary by campus. Please check for up-to-date programs at the campus you’re interested in.
National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – www.ncahlc.org – 800-621-7440.
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