American University Online Degrees

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9 – 24 Months to Complete

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Professional Programs for Your Future

Online learning at American University is designed to help students harness their curiosity, realize their purpose, and develop the skills and confidence needed to change the world. Our courses provide an engaging digital learning environment that fosters discussion, student involvement, and personalized attention. And with the flexibility of online learning, students can earn degrees on their schedules.

American University’s fully online programs are led by expert faculty who are passionate about teaching. With flexible scheduling in a digital environment, you will get the experience and knowledge you need in the field of your choice.

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Choose a flexible graduate certificate that fits with your interests and career goals.

12 CREDIT HOURS; 12-15 MONTHS

Learn to make informed decisions and improve care through your ability to evaluate and act on vast amounts of data.

Areas of emphasis: Professional ethics, project leadership, and quantitative methods

12 CREDIT HOURS; 12-15 MONTHS

Develop new skills and management techniques for wellness and benefits information programs.

Areas of emphasis: Information systems, evaluating hiring, and risk reduction

12 CREDIT HOURS; 12-15 MONTHS

Develop specialized monitoring and evaluation skills to meet the new accountability standards of organizations.

Areas of emphasis: Theories of evaluation, intercultural communication, and cost-benefit analysis

12 CREDIT HOURS; 12-15 MONTHS

Build your strengths in emergent technologies and data analysis skills for a profitable sports landscape.

Areas of emphasis: Strategic management, social engagement, and quantitative methods

18 CREDIT HOURS; 12 MONTHS

Develop your knowledge of nutrition education, programming, and policy and prepare to address food and nutrition-related issues in a wide range of roles.

Areas of emphasis: Life cycle nutrition, vitamins and minerals, and nutrition for health

Grow your career with a graduate degree from American University.

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Prepare yourself to analyze data, apply your analysis to economic policy, and translate its meaning for a wide audience.

Areas of emphasis: Mathematical economics, microeconomic theory, and applied econometrics

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Prepare yourself to analyze data, apply your analysis to economic policy, and translate its meaning for a wide audience.

Areas of emphasis: Writing, research, and communication theory

36 CREDIT HOURS; 24 MONTHS

Blends foundational competencies from their nationally recognized programs to offer you a prestigious and marketable credential.

Areas of emphasis: Legal issues, foundations of policy analysis, and financial management

36 CREDIT HOURS; 24 MONTHS

focuses on counter-terrorism across areas that include national security, law and policy, cybersecurity, and theories of political violence.

Areas of emphasis: Counter-terrorism research, intelligence analysis, and national security policy

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Become a strategic leader at the intersection of business and healthcare. This program was developed by industry professionals and a council of experts from organizations at the forefront of healthcare sciences.

Areas of emphasis: Health communication, change management, strategic planning

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Promote health and wellness in your community or organization. The online MS in Health Promotion Management is designed to train you in disease prevention, health communication, program planning, and more.

Areas of emphasis: Disease prevention, behavior change, data analysis

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Learn to make more data-driven decisions with the aid of HR technology, so you understand how to evaluate human resource analytics from emergent technologies and influence decisions.

Areas of emphasis: Information systems, employee metrics, and risk management

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Prepare to lead monitoring and evaluation efforts and be impactful in your current career while you learn.

Areas of emphasis: Evaluation theories, qualitative methods, and evaluation designs

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Improve nutrition behaviors for individuals and organizations. The online MS in Nutrition Education gives you essential knowledge and skills to become a health and nutrition advocate in your community.

Areas of emphasis: Lifecycle nutrition, program design, vitamins and minerals

30 CREDIT HOURS; 20 MONTHS

Analytics and evaluative technologies are transforming organizations and their income streams across every sector of the sports industry.

Areas of emphasis: Social engagement, client communication, and professional consulting

Online Study at American University

Our online community enables students to explore their interests, engage with professors and peers, and achieve their goals through academic growth. Career-focused coursework, an experiential learning environment, supportive faculty, and flexibility mean you’ll be set up for success. We are committed to delivering an online learning experience that offers affordable, flexible programs that have the same quality as on-campus programs.

Learn from the Best at AU

Our professional instructors are experts in their fields and will give you the support you need to achieve your goals. They will be there to guide you through your fully online program and address any questions or concerns you have as they come up. You will gain the knowledge you need for your future career, and develop skills that will help you be the best you can be.

Realize Your Purpose

Pursue a Career with Leadership Ready Skills

With an online degree from AU, you will be prepared to follow your dreams, and pursue an exciting career in the field of your choice. Our professional programs will give you the expert knowledge you need to lead with confidence in professions like:

  • Section Chief, US Department of Homeland Security Component
  • eSports Manager
  • Economist
  • Director of Health and Wellness
  • Assistant Producer
  • Director of Employee Health
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • IT Director
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Human Resource Manager

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