American University offers online graduate degrees and certificates that fit your life. You can learn more about our academically rigorous programs below.
International Relations Online is the innovative, online Master of Arts in International Relations degree from American University's School of International Service. The program offers students a strong foundation in the field of international relations as well as the chance to gain specialized expertise through concentrations in Sustainable International Development and Global Security and Conflict Resolution. Learn more at IRonline.american.edu.
Yes, we teach professional skills at AU School of Communication. But even more important is that we teach our students how to think. We teach them to think strategically. We teach how to target an audience, how to create a compelling message, how to write persuasively, how to advocate in a changing world of new media and cutting edge technology. Learn more about the MA in Strategic Communication.
The online MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program is designed specifically for students interested in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in secondary schools, universities, and private language schools outside of the United States. The program provides state-of-the-art online theoretical instruction and extensive hands-on experience in teaching EFL. Learn more about the MA in TEFL.
The graduate certificate in Digital Media Skills is designed for professionals who want to expand their knowledge of social networking and web media technologies. Students will explore all aspects of creating dynamic web content, including graphics, video, and web development. The Digital Media Skills certificate offers the flexibility to fit the busy schedules of working professionals, and can be completed in one calendar year of part-time study. Learn more about this great professional development opportunity in Digital Media Skills.
Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring & Evaluation
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of projects is fast becoming a critical management function in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector as donor organizations seek more accountability in the funds they donate. Our program will equip you with the skills necessary to design and implement program-based M&E, enabling you to advance within your current nonprofit organization with skills that are in demand. Learn more about this professional development opportunity in Project Monitoring and Evaluation.