Degrees and Programs

Accounting
Whether you dream to direct the finances of a business, guide tax planning, audit the operations of government, or dissect a trail of numbers as a forensic expert, SAU has a program that will prepare you to get to the bottom line.
Biology
Whether you dream of improving lives through health care, pioneering the next breakthrough in biotechnology, or teasing apart a food web in a vanishing rainforest, studying Biology at SAU will help you achieve that goal.
Business Economics
Our students use accounting and finance principles to analyze organizational structures and apply them to business. Combined with a liberal arts education, you can make businesses stronger, more viable, and help the world economy thrive.
Computer Science
Whether you want to design mobile apps or enterprise software solutions, SAU can prepare you for a successful IT career with a major in Computer Science.
Engineering
Whether your dream is to advance the field of avionics, design clean energy wind farms, or create new assistive technology so people can live more active lives, St. Ambrose has a program that can make your dream reality.
Forensic Psychology
If you are captivated by the connection between mind and action and your goal is to assist victims of crime or those who perpetrate such offenses, St. Ambrose offers one of few forensic psychology programs that will help you achieve those goals.
International Business
Do you picture yourself guiding a corporate expansion in Asia or helping a local business enter the international market? If you enjoy exploring cultures, managing others, and have a strategic mind for business, St. Ambrose has the perfect program to meet your goals.
Marketing
Perhaps you are interested in the puzzle of consumer behavior, want to succeed in the art of sales, or have a talent for messaging and promotion. St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve your goals.
Master of Organizational Leadership
Make a difference and create real change at work, at home and in your community with the Master of Organizational Leadership program.
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
Our MSEP program will prepare you for a career focused on improving health through fitness and nutrition.
Nursing
If you enjoy caring for others and contributing to a healthier community, seek new experiences and daily challenges, and feel drawn to the profession of nursing, St. Ambrose has a remarkable program that can prepare you for a rewarding future.
Sales, Business and Healthcare
Students with a sales education receive more job offers, start at higher-than-average salaries, contribute to business success quicker, and are happier in their careers.
Applied Management Studies
Join a community focused on helping you finish your degree, and become the professional you aspire to be.
Business Administration
Whether you want to launch a new career, or move up the ladder in the company where you now work, our Bachelor of Business Administration can help you reach, and exceed, your goals.
Chemistry
Whether you want to be a chemist, forensic scientist, or work in a research lab, we can prepare you to investigate and impact the world through the skills of natural science as well as get you ready for post-graduate education.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will train you how to improve the quality of people's lives.
Exercise Science
Rigorous, yes. Rewarding, definitely. If you are fascinated by the marvels of exercise and human movement and want a career helping others achieve their physical and personal best, we can provide you with a top-notch education.
Human Performance and Fitness
Maybe you want to work with elementary students, helping them discover the joys of fitness and accomplishment. Or, help an elite marathon runner increase athletic performance. Or, perhaps you want to own and operate a fitness center, guiding your community of members to a healthier life. St. Ambrose has a program to help you be successful in any, or all, of your goals.
Kinesiology
The Kinesiology Department offers three undergraduate majors and one graduate program.
Master of Accounting
Ensure the financial viability of a non-profit or government program; lead the accounting division for an international firm; audit public companies, or gain the skills and degree to advance your career with your master's degree from St. Ambrose University
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Whether you want to provide primary care to residents in rural America or work in hospitals in underserved communities, St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve – and exceed – all of your goals.
Master of Science in Information Technology Management
Whether you are an IT professional who wants to advance into corporate management or a business professional who wants to move into IT, we offer a unique and rare MSITM program that can help you achieve your goals.
Nursing, RN to BSN
If you are a Registered Nurse who is ready to take the next step, we offer a top-quality and convenient RN-BSN program for working adults.
Special Studies
We give working allied health professional a unique alternative: earn a bachelor's degree by adding liberal arts to your health care education.
Behavioral Neuropsychology
Whether you want to direct professional research in psychology or other health professions, advance social policy through public affairs, or guide others to happier and healthier lives, St. Ambrose prepares you to reach your goals.
Business Administration-Accounting
Our discussion-driven, adult learning environment develops strong business and accounting skills.
Computer Information Sciences
We offer bachelor's degrees in Computer Science, Computer Network Administration, and Computer and Network Security. For graduate school, we offer a Master of Science in IT Management.
Economics
Whether you want to track wages and spending, provide economic forecasts, perform a risk analysis, or conduct research, our Economics major will prepare you.
Finance
Earn your bachelor's degree in finance.
Industrial Engineering
Whether you want to change the world of manufacturing, increase product quality for consumers or the safety of workers, or oversee worksite improvements, St. Ambrose has a program that leads to your goals, and more.
Management
Launch a small business, manage a retail chain, or lead teams within a multinational Fortune 500 company with your SAU Management degree.
Master of Business Administration
Our MBA program can prepare you to be an innovative business leader who motivates and inspires others and surpasses all professional goals.
Master of Public Health
Be part of the change via an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at St Ambrose University.
Mechanical Engineering
Advance the energy sector, design public water systems, or oversee the manufacturing of equipment and products.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health science education. Occupational Therapy education began at St. Ambrose in 1987, the first in Iowa.
Sport Management
If you have a passion for sports and athletics and a knack for business and promotions, St. Ambrose will give you the skills to manage a semi-professional league, run a golf course, or raise funds and operate a sports camp for at-risk youth.

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 27 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!