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.
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 Public Health
Be part of the change via an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at St Ambrose University.
Philosophy
At SAU, Philosophy is great preparation for many careers - and an even better preparation for life.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Sociology
Help the most vulnerable in society, explore inequality, conduct social research, or just understand the world a little better when you study Sociology.
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.
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 Pastoral Theology
Increase your pastoral responsibilities and ministries with the Master of Pastoral Theology program.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health sciences education. Occupational Therapy education began at St. Ambrose in 1987, the first in Iowa.
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.

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!