Northern Arizona University

Introduction

About Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence. fs01

Everywhere you want to learn

Northern Arizona University provides multiple ways for you to earn your degree, whether you plan on studying at our Flagstaff campus, online, or at one of our locations throughout Arizona.

Excellence in applied research

The university is a high-research institution, providing practical solutions to problems that impact our region, nation, and the world. Our students and world-renowned faculty researchers work together to explore solutions to climate change, minority healthcare disparities, improve prosthetics technology, and create sustainable solutions for a wide variety of issues.

Tuition and cost

We know college expenses can sometimes seem daunting, but providing you with an excellent value is something we’re very committed to:

  • Your undergraduate tuition rate is guaranteed to stay the same for 4 years.
  • If you live in one of 14 eligible western states, your tuition will be approximately half the out-of-state tuition rate.
  • Our students have nearly 25 percent less student loan debt than the national average.

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Athletics

Northern Arizona University has 15 NCAA Division I athletics teams. We offer an exceptional student-athlete experience, culminating in graduation. Our programs have been honored several times with the prestigious Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Cup, which recognizes overall athletic success in competition and in academics. na01

Our values

Excellence in education We offer a rigorous, high-quality, and affordable education to all of our students. See the amazing differences that many of our graduates have made. Your success To ensure your future success, we are committed to placing the needs of you, the learner, at the center of everything we do. Our distinguished professors are committed not only to teaching you but serving as mentors and working with you as well. Here, hands-on learning and the opportunities for research and creative pursuits are available to you, even as an undergraduate. Distance education It’s important to us to provide all qualified students with access to higher education. Through The Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona, you can earn a degree at multiple locations throughout Arizona. bus01Diversity Celebrating and promoting diversity is a cornerstone of the university. To help broaden your university experience, we sponsor a variety of international opportunities and multicultural events. We promote inclusion throughout your entire university curriculum. Additionally, we create opportunities for all diverse groups to share their perspectives and knowledge—so all students receive a rich learning experience. Together, we build a civil, engaging, and respectful campus climate where all backgrounds are respected. All students are encouraged to participate in our wide array of student clubs and organizations that foster diverse interests. Integrity Fairness and honesty aren’t only traits of an admirable person—they are also traits of admirable organizations. We strive for just that, and are committed to transparency and accountability—to fairness and honesty—in everything we do. All of our latest facts and statistics can be found at the Office of Planning and Institutional Research.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Teaching English as a Second Language

Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA Flagstaff

Our TESL degree combines a strong theoretical foundation in applied linguistics with practical training in the teaching of English to people who speak other native languages. [+]

Our TESL degree combines a strong theoretical foundation in applied linguistics with practical training in the teaching of English to people who speak other native languages.

Program goals

The principal goals of the program are to:

provide the linguistic theory necessary for ESL/EFL teachers equip teachers with the practical skills needed for effective language teaching prepare students for further study in English language teaching, applied linguistics, and related fields Tracks

The MA-TESL program has three tracks:

Applied Linguistics NOTE: These coursework plans are for advising purposed ONLY. These are unofficial documents (Coursework Plan)

Language Teaching NOTE: These coursework plans are for advising purposed ONLY. These are unofficial documents (Coursework Plan)... [-]


MSc

MS in Climate Science & Solutions

Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Climate Science and Solutions (CSS) Professional Science Master's program combines a foundation of climate science and sustainable systems studies with professional training and organizational skills to help graduates succeed in the growing climate industry. [+]

The Climate Science and Solutions (CSS) Professional Science Master's program combines a foundation of climate science and sustainable systems studies with professional training and organizational skills to help graduates succeed in the growing climate industry.

Program highlights 18-month, non-thesis based program is designed to help students directly apply science and policy skills in organizational settings Students meet with faculty, industry professionals, and a career coordinator to refine their professional interests and develop a portfolio of their applied projects An international Advisory Board of professionals ensures the program is meeting the current needs of the growing climate industry and provides direct assistance to students in growing their professional network, securing internships and advancing in their career Our students ... [-]

MSc in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

This program assists students who wish to to further their engineering education and acquire the knowledge and skills to tackle important engineering tracks of our time: sustainability and innovation. The plan of study features real-world relevancy and considers how sustainable systems impact economics, design, and usability. [+]

This program will help you understand the application of your profession in the context of two of the most important issues of our time—sustainability and innovation. With your thesis, you will be challenged to devise innovative solutions and improve upon existing methods to better our world.

Degree requirements

To earn this degree, you must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours:

6 thesis credit hours in CENE 699, CS 699, EE 699, EGR 699 or ME 699 advanced math or statistics (3 credit hours) 6 credit hours engineering core courses (EGR 501 and EGR 502) electives (15 credit hours) selected with your committee's approval Admission information

Applicants must select one primary emphasis in:... [-]


MSE in Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

This program will help you understand the application of your profession in the context of two of the most important issues of our time—sustainability and innovation. [+]

This program will help you understand the application of your profession in the context of two of the most important issues of our time—sustainability and innovation.

With your thesis, you will be challenged to devise innovative solutions and improve upon existing methods to better our world.

Degree requirements

To earn this degree, you must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours:

6 thesis credit hours in CENE 699, CS 699, EE 699, EGR 699 or ME 699 advanced math or statistics (3 credit hours) 6 credit hours engineering core courses (EGR 501 and EGR 502) electives (15 credit hours) selected with your committee's approval Admission information

Applicants must select one primary emphasis in:... [-]


MSE in Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The MSE EE degree is a research- and thesis-based program focused on the application of electrical engineering to sustainable systems and advanced engineering design. [+]

The MSE EE degree is a research- and thesis-based program focused on the application of electrical engineering to sustainable systems and advanced engineering design.

Graduates with this degree possess advanced expertise and are well-qualified to work as leaders in sustainable design, research labs, and entrepreneurial organizations. This degree also provides research experienced and a strong foundation for further graduate study in an electrical engineering Ph.D. program. Students who are not planning on further graduate study may also be interested in the non-thesis MEng EE program.

We accept students from a broad range of educational backgrounds, but all students are expected to possess mastery of key foundational electrical engineering areas. If a student's bachelor degree is not in Electrical Engineering, there are additional course requirements that must be completed before a student is admitted.... [-]


MSE in Computer Science

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The MSE CS degree is a research- and thesis-based program that focuses on the application of computer science to advanced sustainability and engineering design. [+]

The MSE CS degree is a research- and thesis-based program that focuses on the application of computer science to advanced sustainability and engineering design.

Graduates with this degree possess advanced expertise and are well-qualified to work in software development organizations, particularly in applications relating to sustainability, data mining, and software design. This degree also provides research experienced and a strong foundation for further graduate study in a Ph.D. program. Students who are not planning on further graduate study may also be interested in the non-thesis MEng CS program.

We accept students from a broad range of educational backgrounds, but all students are expected to possess mastery of key foundational computer science areas. If a student's bachelor degree is not in Computer Science, there are additional course requirements that must be completed before a student is admitted.... [-]


MSE in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) is a thesis-based/research focused graduate degree program. Students work closely with a faculty advisor to develop a personal research plan within their emphasis area (Civil and Environmental, Computer Science, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering), which allows the student to design and complete an original research study in their area of specialty. [+]

The Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) is a thesis-based/research focused graduate degree program. Students work closely with a faculty advisor to develop a personal research plan within their emphasis area (Civil and Environmental, Computer Science, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering), which allows the student to design and complete an original research study in their area of specialty. This degree program is valuable to engineers interested in pursuing doctoral studies, academic careers, or professional careers in research or product innovation.

Sustainable Systems

The sustainability and advanced engineering design themes naturally intersect—the methods of design and innovation are a necessary element to the successful development or support of sustainable systems.... [-]


Master

MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Campus or Online Part time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. [+]

Curricular Requirements for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. Candidates gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions for developing ESL skills across reading, writing, and listening, and for involving community and families as partners. They will also leave the program with a historical perspective of English learners in the U.S. Candidates will develop specific skills for assessing English learner proficiency and content area knowledge, and knowledge of various program models. They will become familiar with current research in ESL instruction, and understand how theory can be structured in classroom practice to develop the oral language and literacy skills of all students.... [-]


MEng in Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

This non-thesis program is designed for practicing professionals and allows you to build additional expertise in the environmental engineering areas of water resources, air pollution control, sustainable engineering, hydrogeology, biotechnology and the design of constructed and natural remediation systems. [+]

Degree requirements

To earn this degree, you must complete a total of 30 credit hours:

applied mathematics course, in a relevant topic such as numerical methods, linear algebra, or statistical analysis (3 credit hours) engineering management course (3 credit hours)

24 credit hours from:

general engineering, environmental engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or geology, selected with your committee’s approval (15 credit hours) elective courses (9 credit hours), which can include up to six credit hours in an optional practice-oriented project Admission information

Applicants must select one primary emphasis in:

civil engineering electrical engineering environmental engineering mechanical engineering computer science Prerequisites / Admission Requirements ... [-]

MEng in Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The MEng EE degree is a non-thesis program that focuses on developing advanced electrical engineering expertise through a project-based experience. [+]

The MEng EE degree is a non-thesis program that focuses on developing advanced electrical engineering expertise through a project-based experience.

Graduates with this degree possess advanced expertise and are well-qualified to work in various electrical engineering applications. Students who are planning on further graduate study in a Ph.D. program may be interested in the thesis-based MSE EE program.

This program prepares you for professional practice with a broad, applied education with courses in several technical areas. With input from industry, Northern Arizona University created courses to enhance knowledge, understanding, and/or develop skills critical to today's practicing engineers.... [-]


MEng in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Master of Engineering is a non-thesis professional degree, based primarily on course work and/or on an engineering project designed with the guidance of a faculty advisor to address a need or problem specific to their engineering field of study (Civil, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering). [+]

This degree provides you with a broad, practice-based education.

Degree requirements

To earn this degree, you must complete a total of 30 credit hours:

applied mathematics course, in a relevant topic such as numerical methods, linear algebra, or statistical analysis (3 credit hours) engineering management course (3 credit hours)

24 credit hours from:

general engineering, environmental engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or geology, selected with your committee’s approval (15 credit hours) elective courses (9 credit hours), which can include up to six credit hours in an optional practice-oriented project Admission information

Applicants must select one primary emphasis in:... [-]


MEng in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Master of Engineering is a non-thesis professional degree, based primarily on course work and/or on an engineering project designed with the guidance of a faculty advisor to address a need or problem specific to their engineering field of study (Civil, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering). [+]

The Master of Engineering is a non-thesis professional degree, based primarily on course work and/or on an engineering project designed with the guidance of a faculty advisor to address a need or problem specific to their engineering field of study (Civil, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering). This degree program is designed to provide a broad, practice-based education.

Student Learning Outcomes

LO1. Demonstrate the ability to apply graduate level critical thinking skills to formulate and solve advanced mechanical engineering problems:

Acquires knowledge on advanced contemporary engineering topics and computational tools specific to mechanical engineering. Develops the ability to identify, formulate, and solve relevant advanced mechanical engineering problems. Develops the ability to synthesize, explain, verify, and justify solutions to complex mechanical engineering problems. ... [-]

MEng in Computer Science

Campus Full time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

This program assists students who wish to upgrade their current engineering expertise by delving into the contemporary and future-forward area of computer science. The plan features real-world relevancy and flexibility in course format and distance delivery. [+]

The MEng CS degree is a non-thesis program that focuses on building advanced computer science expertise through a project-based experience.

Graduates with this degree possess advanced expertise and are well-qualified to be a leader in a variety of software development organizations. Students who are planning on further graduate study in a Ph.D. program may be interested in the thesis-based MSE CS program.

This program assists students who wish to upgrade their current engineering expertise by delving into the contemporary and future-forward area of computer science. The plan features real-world relevancy and flexibility in course format and distance delivery.

What Can I Do with a Master of Engineering in Computer Science? ... [-]

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