Degrees and Programs

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.
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.
Criminal Justice
Whether your dream is to promote safety within law enforcement, mentor youth in the justice system, or earn the degree needed for a promotion, an SAU education can make it happen.
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.
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.
Master of Criminal Justice
Whether your goal is an upper-level career in law enforcement, security, corrections, or human services, St. Ambrose can prepare you to be a skilled, effective, and ethical leader.
Master of 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.
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.
Bachelor of Social Work
If you believe that empowerment is a path for change and want to be involved in social justice and advocacy, our BSW program will teach you to address social issues on all levels. Yes, you can have an impact and make the world a better place.
Strategic Communication
If you're cool under pressure, a team player, possess strong communication skills and enjoy writing, St. Ambrose can prepare you for a successful future in advertising and public relations.
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 your goal.
Computer Information Sciences
We offer bachelor's degrees in Computer Science, Computer Network Administration, and Cybersecurity. For graduate school, we offer a Master of Science in IT Management.
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 Studies
Strengthen global policy, improve conditions in third world countries, or teach internationally: St. Ambrose will put the world at your fingertips.
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
With a focus on analytics, data interpretation, and crime analysis, our Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree will get your career going in the right direction.
Mechanical Engineering
Advance the energy sector, design public water systems, or oversee the manufacturing of equipment and products.
Pre-Law
A background in law, political philosophy, and logic will give you excellent preparation for law school.
Sociology
Help the most vulnerable in society, explore inequality, conduct social research, or just understand the world a little better when you study Sociology.
Radio & Television
Aspire to rock the airwaves as a radio personality, seamlessly produce the newscast, or break news as a big network reporter. St. Ambrose has the program, the facilities, and the opportunities that prepare you to achieve your goals.
Biomedical Laboratory Science
Whether your goal is to work in a laboratory or lead groundbreaking research, our biomedical laboratory science major will teach you the skills to analyze and interpret medical tests used to help diagnose and treat disease.
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.
English
Whether you envision a career in teaching, practicing law, writing, library science or a bevy of other sectors, studying English at St. Ambrose gives you the professional skills and opportunities to master your craft.
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.
Kinesiology
The Kinesiology Department offers three undergraduate majors and one graduate program.
Master of Social Work
Our MSW program gives you maximum career flexibility within its approach of working with others, and the skills to be an effective advocate for children, adults, and diverse communities.
Multimedia Journalism
Report on breaking news in Washington, highlight the good in your local community, or write for Rolling Stone, because St. Ambrose gives you the education be an ethical, compelling, and successful storyteller.
Psychology
SAU offers majors in forensic psychology, behavioral neuropsychology, and a BA or BS in psychology.
Spanish
If you consider yourself a global citizen, have a passion for learning, want to see the world through new eyes, or give yourself an amazing edge in today’s competitive job market, St. Ambrose has the program to help you achieve your goals.
Women and Gender Studies
If you seek a life-changing experience and to change the lives of others, we have a program that focuses on diverse issues and will prepare you for the multicultural world in which you will live and work.

So, what's next?

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