Navajo Technical University

Associate of Applied Science

An A.A.S. degree program prepares students to enter either skilled or paraprofessional occupations or to upgrade workplace skills and knowledge. An A.A.S. program is not intended to transfer to a bachelor’s degree, although certain courses may be accepted at some institutions. The exception to this rule is when an A.A.S. is used to enter a B.A.S. program.

Accounting

Accounting

The Accounting program is offering an Associate of Applied Science Degree while incorporating the Dine’ Philosophy of Education and applying the concept of “learn by doing” by completing hands-on applications. It enables students to be job-ready for career opportunities abound as: Bookkeeper, Accounting Technician, Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk, Payroll Clerk, or an Income Tax Preparer. 

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Administrative Office Specialist

The Administrative Office Specialist program consists of certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree paths. Attitudes and knowledge of today’s workplace are emphasized for students in both certificate and degree courses. This program can launch a career in a business/office environment or be used as a stepping stone on the path to a higher professional degree.

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology program concentrates primarily on traditional gas powered engines. The students will be able to demonstrate on Lab Job Sheets, pass the practice tests to prepare to become ASE certified, understand an ASE certified technician’s responsibility to nature and the environment regarding shop waste disposal, basic understanding of Work Order Intake and Delivery processes.

Architecture

Building Information Modeling

The BIM program at NTU offers courses structured as lecture and lab. Each class session covers assigned readings, class textbooks, and the instructor’s lecture. The remaining class time takes a hands-on approach to learning software and equipment training

Chemical Engineering Technology

Chemical Engineering Technology

Chemical Engineering and Process Technologists and Technicians work on industrial processes designed to convert raw materials into petroleum products. Since the Four Corners region has significant oil and gas fields, there are a number of refineries and other oil and gas related operations throughout the area. Technologists run production units, help design operations, implement process controls and address corrosion concerns. 

Construction Technology

Construction Technology

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Construction Technology also focuses on three fundamental principles: Creative Problem Solving/Spirit of Innovation, Collaboration and a Rich Learning Experience.

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

The A.A.S. Culinary Arts degree program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in a number of food service industry settings. Students will obtain training in professional cooking and baking so they will understand the demands of product delivery. 

Energy Systems

Energy Systems

The Energy Systems program teaches students the fundamentals of electricity, magnetism, photovoltaic electrical systems, and wind generation. This program emphasize techniques to harness the earth’s renewable energy sources.

Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology

The Program is designed to prepare students for entry into the engineering or technology program or entry into the technical workforce. 

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Environmental Science & Natural Resources

The Environmental Science and Natural Resources program emphasizes a thorough overview of environmental laws, hands-on experience, regulatory compliance, safety, and Native American perspectives on environmental and natural resource protection and management. The program is designed to meet the needs of tribal, state, and federal environmental and natural resource management entities, particularly those entities working in Native American communities.

Geographic Information Technology

Geographic Information Technology

The Geographic Information Technology (GIT) program will serve to introduce students to the fundamental principles of geographic information systems, remote sensing, database applications, cartography, and enable students to understand the current state of knowledge residing in a geographic information system. The GIT program seeks to ready students for positions with governmental agencies, engineering companies, and topographical drafting organizations. 

Computer Science

Information Technology Technician

This program is structured to prepare students for immediate and continuing employment opportunities in the broad disciplines of information technology and computer support. This includes positions such as helpdesk technician assistant, information system support, and data analyst assistant.

Law Advocate

Law Advocate

The Law Advocate degree program is intended to prepare students to successfully complete the requirements for admission to the Navajo Nation Bar Association and to work as legal advocates in the legal and judicial systems of the Navajo Nation. 

Baking

Professional Baking

The Professional Baking degree program provides students with advanced baking skills for the higher levels of commercial baking in a professional environment. Instruction focuses on a maximum hands-on experience as well as theory and safety. Students will be involved in all aspects of baking preparation including breads, sweet breads, assorted pastries, cakes and cake decorating. 

Public Speaking

Public Administration

Students will develop the skills and the intellectual discipline necessary to enter any Navajo Nation governmental office and provide worthwhile and creative administrative and managerial services. This program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and lead public organizations, implement public policies, and address societal challenges.

Veterinary Technology-

Veterinary Technology

The Veterinary program is designed to educate and train students to become veterinarians, professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. Veterinary programs provide students with a comprehensive understanding of animal biology, medicine, surgery, diagnostics, and disease prevention.