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 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.
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.
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.
Master of Public Health
Be part of the change via an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at St Ambrose University.
Mechanical Engineering
Advance the energy sector, design public water systems, or oversee the manufacturing of equipment and products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 science 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.
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.
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.
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Whether you want to provide healthcare to residents in rural America or work in internal medicine at an urban hospital in New York, St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve - and exceed - all of 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.
If you enjoy caring for others and contributing to a healthier community, seek new experiences and daily challenges, and feel drawn to the profession of nursing, St. Ambrose has a remarkable program that can prepare you for a rewarding future.
Special Studies
We give working allied health professional a unique alternative: earn a bachelor's degree by adding liberal arts to your health care education.
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.

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!