Background and History

National American University was originally established as National School of Business in 1941 in Rapid City, South Dakota. The initial focus of this school was for business training, but throughout the years, National American University has expanded both in campus numbers and degree programs. Today, there are 16 campuses nationwide and 2 online (undergraduate and graduate) programs for worldwide study. National American University's mission is to prepare students for career advancement through technical and professional degree programs, a learner-centered environment, and new technologies and practices. Bachelor degree programs offered at National American University are in the areas of business administration, applied management, and nursing.

Accreditation and Job Placement

National American University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The Higher Learning Commission is recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Specific programs are also individually accredited through various agencies. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Job placement rates are not posted. Career services available through National American University include job search information, job searches, resume writing/posting, interviewing tips, and career services resources/reference material.

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