Degrees and Programs

Accounting
If you enjoy digging into business transactions, the details of tax planning, or analyzing financial statements, our Accounting program fits your goals, determination and ethics.
Art History
If you see art as a form of language, for its beauty and deep reflection of history and culture, we'll teach you how to preserve and grow collections, articulate the stories, and honor the truth expressed in art.
Business Sales
You are great at selling. Why not thrive? With a business sales degree from SAU you are poised to receive more job offers, start at a higher-than-average salary, and more quickly achieve sales goals.
Finance
Whether you want to turn your investment hobby into a career, help families plan for retirement and college dreams, work with local entrepreneurs or even a corporation in Japan, St. Ambrose University has a remarkable program to help you achieve your goals.
Management
At SAU, we believe effective leadership must be synonymous with ethical leadership. Our Management program prepares you to launch a small business, manage a retail chain, or guide teams within a multinational Fortune 500 company. Set the example others will follow.
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 Science in Criminal Justice
With a focus on analytics, data interpretation, and crime analysis, our Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree will get your career going in the right direction.
Music Education
Maybe you've experienced the deep, emotional intensity of a crescendo, achieved perfect pitch, mastered the evolution of a sonata, or understand the magic of a grace note. In our Music Education program, you'll learn how to inspire and grow the next generation of talent.
Online Psychology
In today's fast-paced world, offering flexible online learning opportunities allows us to bring our person-centered psychology program to all students, regardless of location.
Psychology
In our psychology programs you'll dive into the study of human behavior and emotion to gain the knowledge, skills, and compassion to identify strengths and honor the perspective of each person you meet.
Trauma-Informed Care Microcredential
Students will learn about the neurological, psychological, biological, and sociologic research around trauma in order to work actively to prevent adversity while promoting resilience in others through inclusive, empathic, and compassionate interactions, policies, and practices.
Art and Design
Our bachelor degrees in Art and Design and Art Education will challenge your creativity and elevate your skills, allowing you to explore and perfect your craft.
Behavioral Neuropsychology
Discover the biological meaning behind behaviors, delve into research with your classmates, and help solve the mysteries behind the mind-body problem. Start your journey into this cutting-edge field at St. Ambrose.
Criminal Justice
Whether you aspire to keep your community safe using the tools of law enforcement, prevent youth from ever entering the justice system, or earn the degree needed to elevate your career, an SAU education can make it happen.
International Business
Our International Business students don't look down: they look ahead. They charge into the world head-on with the skills to guide a corporate expansion in Asia or turn a local business into an international success. It takes strong ethics, deep respect for cultures, and the skills to lead in our ever-changing global economy. At SAU, you'll get a bold, and broad, business education.
Marketing
As our global marketplace expands, businesses and economies continue to evolve. You will, too. With a Marketing degree from SAU, you'll learn how to catch the eye of consumers, spark sales, and establish a brand.
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 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.
Online Management
Whether you live near or far, you can earn a management degree online from St. Ambrose University.
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.
Bachelor of Social Work
If you believe empowerment is a path for change and seek to be a force within social justice, gain the skills and confidence to address social issues on all levels in our BSW program. Yes, you can make an impact, spark transformation, and move your community forward.
Art Education
Whether you want to teach third-graders how to draw or inspire high school students to experiment with mediums, our teacher education program prepares you for licensure and a successful career.
BBA in Economics
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.
Doctor of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
Justice, Diversity, and Gender Studies
We believe education should strengthen your dedication to create a better world. Our Justice, Diversity, and Gender Studies program focuses on diverse issues and action. Through academics, civic engagement, and meaningful internships, you'll become a vocal advocate and a world-shaper who thrives – and helps others thrive, too.
Master of Accounting
By earning your master's degree in accounting, you can launch your career as a tax or audit associate with a public accounting firm, be selected for a leadership development program with a large corporation, or serve in a variety of other accounting roles for leading employers in the region.
Master of Public Health
Be part of the change and earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree online at St Ambrose University. Our high-quality and meaningingful health sciences programs turn your passion and inspiration into action. Get started on your master's degree today!
Music
Music at St. Ambrose is enriching and expressive, providing the in-depth training and experience that aspiring musicians and educators need.
Online Nursing
Advance Your Nursing Career Anytime, Anywhere.
Pre-Law
Whether your goal is to defend clients in the courtroom or guide mergers and acquisitions, we offer a challenging pre-law program that will help you build your ethics and act on your values. An Ambrosian education is excellent preparation for law school.
Sociology
By exploring cultures and environments, you learn to navigate the many facets of crime, poverty, and inequity. At St. Ambrose, our Sociology program helps you understand our broad world and the forces that shape life. It's an education that empowers your confidence and action.

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