Navajo Technical University


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NTU has twelve fully online programs:

  1. Master of Science – Management Information Systems (MS/MIS)
  2. Associate of Applied Science – Accounting
  3. Bachelor of Arts Degree – Business Administration
  4. Associate of Arts – General Studies
  5. Associate of Science – Mathematics
  6. Associate of Applied Science – Public Administration
  7. Associate of Arts degree in Counseling – Crisis Management & Suicide Prevention (NEW),
    and Associate of Arts degree in Counseling – Substance Use Disorder (NEW)
  8. Certificate – Counseling
  9. Associate of Science degree – Early Childhood Multicultural Education (NEW)
  10. Bachelor of Science – Early Childhood Multicultural Education (NEW)
  11. Doctor of Philosophy – Diné Culture and Language Sustainability (NEW)
  12. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Law Advocacy

We do offer online courses that can apply to your program of study.

NTU E-Learning Goal

NTU’s E-Learning goal is to expand access to higher education opportunities for individual and community members of the Navajo Nation and others through electronically offered classes. Our goal is to promote success through curriculum and instruction that address student learning needs through distance education. Provide student support services and programs that complement distance education learning and address student needs. Provide distance education learning support to faculty, staff, and administrators.

E-Learning Mission at NTU

The mission of the E-Learning Department at Navajo Technical University is to provide quality instruction through electronic-based accredited courses to enable students to attain their educational goals. The E-Learning department is committed to student success by supporting efforts to ensure that quality online education and support services are available to learners through a variety of technology resources. The department will extend the offerings of Navajo Technical University courses to the community and beyond through online learning.


  • Support and encourage the internal development of the e-online learning program by promoting and providing guidelines for training, inclusion of e-learning distance education courses in faculty workloads, and technical support.
  • Provide informational resources and support services for students enrolled in online courses.
  • Identify and address faculty and student needs in teaching and learning online.
  • Encourage and support the use of the Learning Management System (LMS) and other technologies, in both face-to-face and online learning environments.
  • Encourage the sharing of effective technology-enhanced teaching and learning practices among faculty.
  • To identify, provide, expand, and coordinate the development of quality courses and programs to meet the needs of e-learners.
  • Increase the number of students who live in and around chapterhouses (especially remote chapter houses), who attend NTU using E-Lonline learning tools, to complete degree programs and/or start their higher education experience.
  • Achieve accreditation for associate and baccalaureate degrees offered online through NTU’s LMS.
  • Evaluate periodically and comprehensively every facet of the E-Learning online program and use these results to restructure and improve the program.

Online (ONL) Courses
Course offered fully online using Moodle or some type of learning management system or web presence to enhance the course.

Online Education Committee
Academic Year Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 and Summer 2023.

Blackboard Ultra new Learning Management System (LMS)
A learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators, and learners with a single robust, secure, and integrated system to create personalized environments.

Student Resource
NTU provides many best practice resources available to online learners. NTU has a variety of online and on-site resources available to students taking online courses. Take advantage of the available resources to use to become a successful online learner.

Faculty Resource
NTU provides many best practice resources to enable instructors to design, develop, and deliver high quality distance learning courses. Instructors also take advantage of one-on-one faculty development opportunities, as well as hands-on technical training.

State Authorization and Complaint Resolution
Navajo Technical University has been approved by the New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. (NC-SARA Website)

NTU Online Course Sharing WICHIE ICE Partners
This opportunity provides quality online course sharing that ensures our students access a variety of online courses to help them stay on track to graduate.

Online Support for Dual Credit Students
Are you enrolled in an online or hybrid course? This information will help you get started and access all our online resources.

Contact Information

Coleen Arviso, Ph.D.
Director of E-Learning
Phone: 505.728.7069