About National University

National University (NU) is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California. Founded in 1971, National University is headquartered in La Jolla, CaliforniaUnited States. National University offers academic degree programs at campuses located throughout the state of California, one campus in Nevada, and online.

National University is organized into four professional schools and two colleges:

  • The College of Letters and Sciences
  • The Sanford College of Education
  • The School of Business and Management
  • The School of Engineering and Computing
  • The School of Health and Human Services
  • The School of Professional Studies

National University's online academic programs are interactive with streaming videos, real-time discussions, multimedia learning material, and online classrooms.

Programs at National University are concentrated (typically 4 weeks in length) and are designed primarily for adult learners. On campus classes are mainly scheduled during weeknights with an occasional Saturday.


Course Equivalencies

PDF FileGeneral Education Preparation and Requirements by Major

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

  • B.A. in Biological Science with a Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California)
  • B.A. in Digital Entertainment and Interactive Arts
  • B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential (California)
  • B.A. in Mathematics with a Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California)
  • B.A. in Early Childhood Development with a Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (California)
  • B.A. in English with a Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California)
  • B.A. in Psychology (610-104)
  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education (BAECE)
  • B.A. in Sport Psychology
  • B.B.A. of Business Administration

Bachelor of Science Degrees

  • B.S. in Accountancy
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration
  • B.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • B.S. in Nursing Generic Entry (B.S.N.)
  • B.S. in Paralegal Studies

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