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.
Business Administration-Accounting
Our discussion-driven, adult learning environment develops strong business and accounting skills.
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.
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 Pastoral Theology
Increase your pastoral responsibilities and ministries with the Master of Pastoral Theology program.
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
Our MSEP program will prepare you for a career focused on improving health through fitness and nutrition.
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.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health sciences 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.
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.
Applied Management Studies
Join a community focused on helping you finish your degree, and become the professional you aspire to be.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
If you enjoy caring for others and contributing to a healthier community, seek new experiences and daily challenges, and are drawn to the profession of nursing, St. Ambrose has a remarkable program that can prepare you for a rewarding future.
Philosophy
At SAU, Philosophy is great preparation for many careers - and an even better preparation for life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Public Health
Be part of the change via an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at St Ambrose University.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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!