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.
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.
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.
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.
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 sciences education. Occupational Therapy education began at St. Ambrose in 1987, the first in Iowa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kinesiology
The Kinesiology Department offers three undergraduate majors and one graduate program.
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.
Philosophy
At SAU, Philosophy is great preparation for many careers - and an even better preparation for life.
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.
Writing
Whether you dream of landing on the New York Times best-seller list or landing a big advertising account, SAU will help you reach your career and creative 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 Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
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.
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.
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.
Music
If you believe music is a social art, a vehicle for expression, or your personal life-long vocation, St. Ambrose provides the intensive professional training that aspiring musicians and educators need.
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.
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.

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!