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.
Art Education
Whether you want to teach third-graders how to draw or inspire high school students to experiment with mediums, our accredited teacher education program prepares you for licensure and a successful career.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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 Education
Whether you want to direct a marching band, teach the art of string instruments, or expand the vocal abilities of a high school choir, St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve your professional dreams.
Painting
Whether your passion is rooted in abstract or realism, or you simply desire to share your voice through color, St. Ambrose will help you grow as a fine artist so you can achieve your professional dreams.
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.
Applied Management Studies
Join a community focused on helping you finish your degree, and become the professional you aspire to be.
Art History
Whether you want to be an archivist, manage a gallery or museum, or explore the depths of the world as an art historian, St. Ambrose has a unique, lively, and career-focused program that will help you achieve your goals.
Business Administration-Accounting
Our discussion-driven, adult learning environment develops strong business and accounting skills.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will train you how to improve the quality of people's lives.
Finance
Earn your bachelor's degree in finance.
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 Public Health
Be part of the change via an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at St Ambrose University.
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.
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.
Theatre
Whether you aspire to be a lead on Broadway, direct musicals in community theatre, or create time and place using your unique talent for scenic design, St. Ambrose has a vibrant and active theatre program that can help you achieve your goals.
Art and Design
Earn your bachelor's degree in art education, graphic design, book arts, and painting.
Book Arts
If you are an artist with a passion for working with diverse materials, our Book Arts program gives you a unique opportunity to excel at what you love and gain skills that are highly-desired within the field of graphic arts.
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.
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.
Graphic Design
Whether you aspire to work for a major advertising firm, create small business websites, or direct the visual voice of a magazine, St. Ambrose has a graphic design program that will exceed your needs.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!