Degrees and Programs

Art and Design
Our bachelor degrees in Art and Design and Art Education will challenge your creativity and elevate your skills, allowing you to explore and perfect your craft.
Digital Filmmaking
For the tech savvy and highly-creative, our major in Digital Filmmaking can make your artistic vision a reality. Master the tools of your trade – words, images, movement, and sound – then merge your skills with imagination to evoke emotion and ignite action.
Doctor of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
Epidemiology Microcredential
This microcredential focuses on building either quantitative or qualitative skills to improve health and social services systems and programs via action-based-research.
Human Performance and Fitness
If you're passionate about wellness, helping others achieve their highest potential, and approaching health and fitness with holistic confidence, then you'll want a degree from St. Ambrose in Human Performance and Fitness.
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 Speech-Language Pathology
We teach you the skills to improve the speech – and lives – of others. At SAU, our two-year MSLP program allows you to complete your degree quickly without shortchanging the experience.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
If you are energized by helping others and want each person to experience their best, healthiest life, in our nursing program you'll gain the skills and confidence to impact healthcare and the lives you touch.
Political Science
Whether you aspire to be a leader in politics, law, government service, or within a public agency, St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve your goals.
Sport Management
If you have a passion for sports, a keen sense for business and a natural talent for promotions, a sport management degree from St. Ambrose will merge your ability and drive with the skills to manage a semi-professional league, run a golf course, or raise funds for an at-risk youth sports camp.
Women and Gender Studies
We believe education should strengthen your dedication to create a better world. Our Women and Gender Studies program focuses on diverse issues and action. Through academics, civic engagement, and meaningful internships, you'll become a vocal advocate and a world-shaper who thrives – and helps others thrive, too.
Art History
If you see art as a form of language, for its beauty and deep reflection of history and culture, we'll teach you how to preserve and grow collections, articulate the stories, and honor the truth expressed in art.
Digital Marketing Microcredential
Digital marketing is a critical component of organizational communication, marketing, and advertising strategy.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Direct your compassion, determination, and desire to solve problems toward a rewarding career in physical therapy. The SAU Physical Therapy Department is comprised of a doctoral program and an Orthopaedic Residency program.
Exercise Science
Rigorous, yes. Rewarding, definitely. If you're passionate about wellness and helping others achieve their highest potential, a degree in Exercise Science is for you.
Kinesiology
The Kinesiology Department offers three undergraduate majors and one graduate program.
Master of Public Health
Be part of the change and earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree online at St Ambrose University. Our high-quality, meaningingful health sciences programs turn your passion and inspiration into action. Get started on your master's degree today!
Multimedia Journalism
Journalists witness the world. They also share it. At SAU, you'll learn the art of balancing facts, perspective, and personal stories. You'll build your ethics and creativity, and gain the writing and technical abilities to inform readers and viewers in a thought-provoking manner.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health sciences education and improving lives. Learn from experienced faculty who are passionately dedicated to their students.
Pre-Law
Whether your goal is to defend clients in the courtroom or guide mergers and acquisitions, we offer a challenging pre-law program that will help you build your ethics and act on your values. An Ambrosian education is excellent preparation for law school.
Public Relations and Strategic Communication
If your desire is to shape and influence how people receive information about a company or organization, your career path into public relations should begin at St. Ambrose University.
Data Analytics Microcredential
Learn how to think with data and apply statistical concepts and computing to convert data into solutions and insight. This critical insight is essential to industries and companies that use big data to inform their decisions.
Digital Media Production
If you aspire to produce a TV program, rock the airwaves as a radio personality, or report breaking news for a major network, you'll need skills, ethics, and drive to navigate an ever-evolving media landscape. At SAU, you'll gain that education, and so much more.
English
Whether you strive for a career in teaching, law, writing, library science, or a bevy of other sectors, studying English at St. Ambrose you get the skills and opportunities to master your craft.
History
Whether you want to turn your passion for the past into your profession or seek the skills you need for a legal, political, or business career, St. Ambrose has the program to set you on a path to achieving your goals.
Lifestyle Medicine Microcredential
The purpose of this microcredential is to prepare rehabilitation professionals to implement health and wellness programming into their practice.
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
Our MSEP program will prepare you for a career focused on improving health through fitness and nutrition.
Music
Music at St. Ambrose is enriching and expressive, providing the in-depth training and experience that aspiring musicians and educators need.
Philosophy
Whether you want to study law, practice medicine, or increase your ability to reason and spot fallacious arguments, Philosophy is the nucleus for thought and discovery. It's an even better preparation for life.
Spanish
Satisfy your curiosity for other cultures with a major in Spanish. At SAU, you can be a global citizen who learns from every person and every culture. Immerse yourself and see the world through new eyes, gain an edge in the job market, and fulfill your passion for learning.
Theology
In addition to being prepared to live lives of active faith and service within faith communities, our graduates are ready to approach the challenges of the world, and their diverse career paths, in thoughtful and creative ways.

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