Overview of the Roueche Graduate Center
Since 1941, National American University (NAU) has been providing quality technical and professional career education in a caring and supportive learning environment to undergraduate and graduate-level students. The university recognizes the importance of focusing on master’s and doctoral student experiences to prepare future practitioners and leaders.
The Roueche Graduate Center provides oversight of all graduate programs offered by National American University (NAU). The Center is named in honor of Dr. John E. Roueche, president of the Center. Dr. Roueche is Director Emeritus of the Community College Leadership Program and Sid W. Richardson Chair Emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin.
National American University established the Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School in 2000 in Rapid City. In 2012, the graduate school moved its headquarters to Austin, Texas and is now housed in the Roueche Graduate Center (RGC) located at 6836 Austin Center Boulevard, Ste. 270, Austin, TX 78731.
The Roueche Graduate Center is home of the Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School. Named after NAU’s visionary founder, the Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School honors his dream to offer relevant degree programs with flexible study options. Learn more about what one of NAU’s master’s degree programs could do for you!
The Roueche Graduate Center also offers an Executive Master in Business Management (EMBA) program. This program is offered for managers who want to advance in their career to a higher leadership position.
The Roueche Graduate Center offers a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Community College Leadership that is designed for senior administrators, faculty, and other aspiring leaders who opt for a doctorate to be well prepared for leadership positions in community and technical colleges.