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Career Ready Graduate Degrees

"At American University, your professors teach what you will actually use in the workplace."

Laura Guillossou
MS Accounting

Realize Your Purpose

American University offers 140+ graduate degrees & certificates and professional training that turn your passion into impact. Located in the heart of the nation's capitol, this is where you'll get the tools to make meaning change in the world.

86 percent receive financial aid

44 percent are part-time

30 percent earn online degrees

Our Schools & Colleges

American University Katzen Arts Center

College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 50 graduate degrees and certificates in the humanities, arts, sciences, and social sciences. We deliver a combination of academic training and real-world professional experience to turn your passion into impact as a future leader.

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Kogod School of Business at American University

Kogod School of Business

Experiential learning — learning by doing — is at the center of our business education philosophy. You’ll have opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom to get real-world experience, including consulting projects, co-op programs, the Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship Incubator, capstones and practicums, and professional certifications.

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School of Communications at American University

School of Education at American University

School of International Service at American University

School of Public Affairs at American University

Professional & Executive Education

Washington College of Law at American University