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Pursue Your Passion for Meaningful Change
Discover online degree programs that inspire leadership and transformation
Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional passion. Our online degree programs help you develop advanced skills for active leadership and global citizenship. Classes are taught by prominent faculty members, guest speakers and visiting world leaders. Many of our alumni have gone on to high-level roles as:
- Policy makers
- Nonprofit leaders
Learn on Your Own Schedule
Through our convenient online programs, you’ll have access to your courses 24/7. Online programs are taught by the same professors that teach on campus and include:
- Master of Arts in Economics
The online Master of Arts (MA) in Economics, Applied Economics specialization from American University brings you real-world analysis from today’s most relevant scholars, research institutes and international organizations – online, anytime. The MA in Economics utilizes state-of-the-art statistical software to help you master economic research methods and policy analysis.
- Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
Ranked as one of the top five programs of its kind in the country by PRWeek, the Master of Arts in Strategic Communication provides students with professional skills and the framework to think strategically within the communication field. Students learn how to target audiences, craft compelling messages and advocate using both traditional and emerging media platforms.
- Master of Public Administration and Policy
Why choose between policy and administration when you can learn and perfect the core competencies of both? American University’s Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA accredited MPA and MPP degree programs into one foundational, highly marketable credential.
- Master of Science in Nutritional Education
The online Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition Education from American University gives you the knowledge and skills to help positively affect the lives of others. Gain advanced credentials to lead the charge for better nutritional choices within your community through an understanding of theoretical and scientific training in the field of nutrition.
- Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation
This in-depth Certificate equips participants to design and implement M&E of donor-funded programs. Courses follow M&E plans throughout the project cycle from proposal to final impact evaluations and provides comparisons of differing donor requirements and approaches to M&E. It prepares students to both qualitatively and quantitatively assess internationally funded projects mainly located in developing countries.
For more information about the online degree programs at American University, request more information on the right, or call 855-725-7614 to speak to an admission representative.