Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Northern Arizona University offers 237 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 93 Bachelor's, 62 Master's, 12 Doctorate (research), 3 Doctorate (professional), 38 1 Year Certificate, 2 1-2 Years certificates, 26 Post-BS Certificate, 1 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 70 programs are available through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 18 Bachelor's, 25 Master's, 1 Doctorate (professional), 9 1 Year Certificate, 16 Post-BS Certificate, 1 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 8,111 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Northern Arizona University.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Bachelor's93186,042
Master's62251,198
Doctorate (research)12058
Doctorate (professional)31116
1 Year Certificate389525
1-2 Years certificates2045
Post-BS Certificate2616120
Post-MS Certificate117
Total237708,111

Best Programs

CertificateBachelorMasterDoctoral
Certificate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Finance$51,100
Management Information Systems$47,400
Hospitality Administration/Management$40,700
Business Administration and Management$40,000
Forestry$33,000
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Computer Science$70,600
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$68,800
Construction Management$65,100
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$61,500
Mechanical Engineering$55,500
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$94,100
Business Administration and Management$61,100
Bilingual and Multilingual Education$49,500
Educational Leadership and Administration$48,600
English Language and Literature$46,400
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Educational Leadership and Administration$83,300

Popular Programs

CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 72 completers-
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management44-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management28-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 45 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Public Relations/Image Management43-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 2 completers-
Education0-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 58 completers-
English Language and Literature58-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 5 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biotechnology4-
Conservation Biology2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies0-
Behavioral Sciences6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (1 completers) 3 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies2-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting (8 completers) 22 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1-
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis5-
Homeland Security7-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Applied Arts (other)1-
Music Pedagogy2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (2 completers) 81 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist81-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 221 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management17-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Customer Service Management6-
Accounting5-
Business/Managerial Economics25-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies4-
Investments and Securities55-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)23-
Hospitality Administration/Management30-
Tourism and Travel Services Management3-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration3-
International Business/Trade/Commerce9-
Management Information Systems39-
Marketing/Marketing Management2-
Total525
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 45 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching45-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Total45
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 118 completers$25,700
Environmental Studies44-
Environmental Science39-
Forest Sciences and Biology35-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 6 completers-
African Studies0-
American Indian/Native American Studies4-
Women's Studies2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (1 completers) 286 completers$29,300
Speech Communication and Rhetoric67$29,300
Journalism30$29,500
Radio and Television54$26,000
Public Relations/Image Management0-
Advertising0-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)127-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 65 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst17-
Computer Science48$70,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 553 completers-
Education0-
Special Education and Teaching140$36,600
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
Elementary Education and Teaching290-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching17-
Art Teacher Education7-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education23-
Health Teacher Education5-
Mathematics Teacher Education9-
Music Teacher Education20-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education2-
Technical Teacher Education20-
Biology Teacher Education3-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
German Language Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education15-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 360 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering59$54,300
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering82$68,800
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering34$40,000
Mechanical Engineering185$55,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 57 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures26-
Spanish Language and Literature31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 7 completers-
Pre-Law Studies7-
Law0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 62 completers$21,700
English Language and Literature62$21,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities (1 completers) 573 completers$35,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies573$35,500
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 405 completers$28,300
Biology/Biological Sciences178$28,300
Biomedical Sciences192-
Microbiology27-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Environmental Biology8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 29 completers$32,400
Mathematics29$32,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (1 completers) 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis5-
Computational Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (1 completers) 209 completers$31,800
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies70$31,800
Kinesiology and Exercise Science139-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 11 completers-
Philosophy11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 102 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy1-
Chemistry52$35,100
Geology/Earth Science31$25,900
Physics9-
Physical Sciences (other)9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians (2 completers) 78 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)78$35,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (1 completers) 232 completers$28,100
Psychology232$28,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services (4 completers) 132 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration19-
Social Work113$32,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (4 completers) 425 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology31$24,000
Criminology248$31,900
Geography17-
International Relations and Affairs35$30,100
Political Science and Government42$32,100
Sociology52$29,100
Social Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 179 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications50$30,900
Interior Design32-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts18$17,300
Photography26-
Fine/Studio Arts20-
Painting2-
Music11-
Music Performance20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (6 completers) 939 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist58-
Public Health256$36,800
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse625$61,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (8 completers) 1,115 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management311$42,400
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management25-
Accounting79$46,200
Business/Managerial Economics28-
Finance151$44,800
Hospitality Administration/Management254$36,000
Management Information Systems99$54,000
Marketing/Marketing Management130$38,100
Construction Management38$65,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 24 completers-
History24$23,700
Total6,042
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 37 completers-
Environmental Science11-
Natural Resources Management and Policy10-
Forestry6-
Forest Sciences and Biology10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (1 completers) 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics0-
Computer Science3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (24 completers) 612 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education16$49,500
Educational Leadership and Administration269$48,600
International and Comparative Education0-
Special Education and Teaching30-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services110$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching64-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching32-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education12-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Computer Teacher Education35-
Spanish Language Teacher Education8-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)10-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 25 completers-
Engineering16-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature (7 completers) 63 completers$46,400
English Language and Literature1$46,400
Creative Writing14-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing17-
Rhetoric and Composition12-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 17 completers-
Mathematics5-
Statistics12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 12 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (1 completers) 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 20 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 27 completers-
Psychology11-
School Psychology16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services (4 completers) 10 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration10-
Social Work0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 29 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology16$44,900
Criminology4-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 9 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (4 completers) 186 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist61-
Physician Assistant50-
Athletic Training/Trainer18-
Public Health0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse19$94,100
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing38-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (4 completers) 121 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management26$61,100
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management90-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)5-
Management Information Systems0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 4 completers-
History4-
Total1,198
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 0 completers-
Forest Sciences and Biology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 31 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration25$83,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Science4-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 4 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 4 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Political Science and Government4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Total58
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 116 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist27-
Physical Therapy/Therapist88-
Nursing Practice1-
Total116
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies (1 completers) 7 completers-
Ethnic Studies2-
American Indian/Native American Studies1-
Women's Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (2 completers) 4 completers-
Communication4-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Technical and Scientific Communication0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (12 completers) 79 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration25-
Community College Education11-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship13-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism3-
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed15-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Technical Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature (4 completers) 6 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Conservation Biology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 5 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting (2 completers) 0 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services (3 completers) 1 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Policy Analysis1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 10 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography10-
Political Science and Government0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Scientist0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management2-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management4-
Total120
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 7 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing7-
Total7