Associate of Applied Science
Online Associate Degree Programs
Associate General Core
For some students, an associate degree provides preparation for a bachelor’s degree, while for others it is a qualification, helping to improve employment prospects compared to only having completed a secondary-level education.
NAU Canada Online Associate of Applied Science courses are focused on preparing students for a particular career and focus on practical vocational skills.
- Composition I
- Composition II
- Speech OR Interpersonal Professional Communication
- Science Elective
- Intermediate Algebra OR College Algebra
- Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science Elective
- Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!
- Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success
- Career Path Planning
Criminal Justice (AAS)
Business Administration (AAS)
Business Logistics (AAS)
Information Technology (AAS)
The online Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to meet the needs of those who are interested in pursuing a career in the IT field. The program is designed for easy transfer into bachelor’s degree program.
Small Business Management (AAS)
The online Associate of Applied Science Small Business Management degree program is designed to meet the needs of students who have the goal of starting a new business or expanding an existing business.
Why Choose NAU?
Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor on day one, and will have an academic advisor after you enroll.
Transfer Credit Accepted
We offer free transfer evaluations and accept up to 75% of the program to transfer in from another institution/program.
Our Faculty members are skilled professionals that work in the fields they teach, bringing practical knowledge and experience into the online classroom.
National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
National American University is approved by the Higher Learning Commission to offer programs and courses through distance education.
National American University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, KS, USA. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the IACBE website.
Program Completion Flexibility
As a standard, full-time student you can complete the program in as few as 15 months, however, you may choose your course load – take as many or as few classes at one time as you want.
Credit for Real-World Experience
Earn credit for prior learning which includes experiential learning or portfolio credits awarded by NAU, and evaluated corporate training certificates
Student Learning Resources
NAU offers multiple student learning services, from free tutoring, to our Ask-a-Librarian service (open 7 days a week), to free access to scholarly journals that are up-to-date in your field.
Ready for the Next Steps?
Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor.