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National American University is also about personal development. While you're here you'll have time to take a look at who you are, who you want to be and how you're going to get there. True, you'll be a different person when you leave National American University - and you'll be pleased with the change. It's not just a promise; it's a commitment from a private career college that has been educating students for more than half a century.

National American University prides itself on providing a quality educational experience in a caring and supportive environment. We offer a wide variety of educational options, all based on the skills you will need to succeed after graduation. Whether you are interested in attending classes on-campus or online, you will become an important part of our university community. You will find that our instructors and staff are well qualified and experienced, and truly care about your success.

Mission Statement

National American University welcomes students of diverse interests, cultures and abilities and prepares them for careers in health care, business and business-related fields by providing quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment.

The university builds learning partnerships with students and other institutions locally, nationally and internationally through its private, regionally-accredited system of campuses and education centers offering courses in traditional, accelerated and distance learning formats.

As a comprehensive technical and professional institution of higher learning, the university responds to the changing needs of students, employers, and their communities by providing undergraduate and graduate programs and continuing education opportunities to serve our evolving global society.

Online Program Offerings: Campus Offerings:
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
New Mexico
South Dakota

National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

In addition, the following National American University programs are separately accredited or approved by national educational and professional associations.

The veterinary technology program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).

The medical assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Medical Assistant Education.

The athletic training education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Athletic Training (JRC-AT).

The paralegal studies program offered at the Rapid City campus is approved by the American Bar Association.