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.
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.
English
Whether you strive for a career in teaching, law, writing, library science, or a bevy of other sectors, studying English at St. Ambrose helps you acquire skills and gain opportunities to master your craft.
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 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!
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.
Multimedia Journalism
Journalists witness the world. They also share it. At SAU, you'll learn the art of balancing facts, perspective, and personal stories. You'll build your ethics and creativity, and gain the writing and technical abilities to inform readers and viewers in a thought-provoking manner.
Online Nursing
Advance Your Nursing Career Anytime, Anywhere.
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.
Public Relations and Strategic Communication
Public Relations is a broad and exciting profession that can make a difference, build bridges among organizations, is responsible for media relationships, and protects brand reputations in every industry. If your desire is to shape and influence how people engage with brands, organizations, and media, your career path into public relations should begin at St. Ambrose University.
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.
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.
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 Pastoral Theology
Increase your pastoral responsibilities and ministries with the Master of Pastoral Theology program.
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
Our program focuses on comprehension and application of research in kinesiology to improve evidence-based practice in health care, research, education, fitness, and sport careers.
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.
Music
Music at St. Ambrose is enriching and expressive, providing the in-depth training and experience that aspiring musicians and educators need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doctor of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
History
Whether you want to turn your passion for the past into your profession or seek the skills you need for a legal, political, or business career, St. Ambrose has the program to set you on a path to achieving 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 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.
Master of Science in 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.
Online Management
Whether you live near or far, you can earn a management degree online from St. Ambrose University.
Philosophy
Whether you want to study law, practice medicine, or increase your ability to reason and spot fallacious arguments, Philosophy is the nucleus for thought and discovery. It's an even better preparation for life.
Spanish and Latinx Studies
Satisfy your curiosity for other cultures with a major in Spanish and Latinx Studies. At SAU, you can be a global citizen who learns from every person and every culture. Immerse yourself and see the world through new eyes, gain an edge in the job market, and fulfill your passion for learning.

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