The Personalized Learning program
through Northern Arizona University offers accredited, self-paced online
degrees centered on mastering competencies. No set deadlines and no traditional
semester start dates mean students complete lessons and progress at the speed
right for them.
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A Degree Earned on Your Schedule
NAU’s Personalized Learning
program means you start your college education when it’s right for you, not
based on traditional semester start dates. It means you complete lessons around
your schedule and progress as quickly or gradually as is best for you, not
based on a professor’s schedule.
Learn more about NAU's Personalized Learning program and take the quiz to see if it's the right option for you.
A Degree You’re Proud Of
As a Personalized Learning
student at NAU, you know the value and flexibility of earning a
keep up with all the developments in the Personalized Learning program and see how NAU continues to lead competency-based education initiatives among
Competency-based Degree Leader
Northern Arizona University was
the first public institution to offer competency-based degree programs, and we
haven’t stopped there. NAU is one of just a few CBE institutions that offer
financial aid, and degree programs through Personalized Learning continue to
about NAU's history
in competency-based education and connect with
the NAU leaders and faculty members
who developed the program.
A Rigorous, Yet Flexible Degree
Northern Arizona University’s
Personalized Learning program partners with businesses to offer employees an
accredited college education with a flexible twist.
Employees can progress as quickly
or as gradually as needed within each of their six-month subscriptions but
still come away mastering key proficiencies needed in the business world.
about the many ways you can partner with NAU.