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.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will train you how to improve the quality of people's lives.
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.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health science education. Occupational Therapy education began at St. Ambrose in 1987, the first in Iowa.
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.
Radio & Television
Rock the airwaves as a radio personality, seamlessly produce the nightly newscast, or break news as a big network reporter – all at SAU.
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.
English
Whether you envision a career in publishing, editing, or working in a library, studying English at St. Ambrose will give you the professional skills and opportunities to grow.
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.
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.
Doctor of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
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.
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.
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.

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!