Degrees and Programs

Art Education
Whether you want to teach third-graders how to draw or inspire high school students to experiment with mediums, our teacher education program prepares you for licensure and a successful career.
Doctor of Business Administration
The Doctor of Business Administration program at St. Ambrose University transforms you from business practitioner into management scholar.
Early Childhood Education
Whether you want to guide the discovery and learning of toddlers in childcare or second-graders in a classroom, you can have a profound influence on youth. SAU gives you the the skills to educate and the confidence to ignite a world of wonder.
Bachelor of Education
Whether you've realized your life calling is working with youth or decided to pursue a second career or degree, our Bachelor of Education program lets you focus on just the courses you need. At SAU, you can reach your teaching goals faster.
International Studies
Issues and challenges are opportunities to transform the world. Our International Studies program emboldens you with the education and skills to navigate and influence global policy, improve conditions in third world countries, or teach internationally. It's a broad education, full of new experiences, so you can discover your passion and become a force of change.
Music Education
Maybe you've experienced the deep, emotional intensity of a crescendo, achieved perfect pitch, mastered the evolution of a sonata, or understand the magic of a grace note. In our Music Education program, you'll learn how to inspire and grow the next generation of talent.
Spanish
Satisfy your curiosity for other cultures with a major in Spanish. 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.
Data Analytics Microcredential
Learn how to think with data and apply statistical concepts and computing to convert data into solutions and insight. This critical insight is essential to industries and companies that use big data to inform their decisions.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Direct your compassion, determination, and desire to solve problems toward a rewarding career in physical therapy. The SAU Physical Therapy Department is comprised of a doctoral program and an Orthopaedic Residency program.
Education, Elementary
If your ambition is to cultivate young minds, share your enthusiasm and love for learning with children in their formative years, SAU will prepare you to reach – and exceed – your goals in the classroom and in life.
Epidemiology Microcredential
This microcredential focuses on building either quantitative or qualitative skills to improve health and social services systems and programs via action-based-research.
Lifestyle Medicine Microcredential
The purpose of this microcredential is to prepare rehabilitation professionals to implement health and wellness programming into their practice.
Occupational Therapy
Study at a University dedicated to health sciences education and improving lives. Learn from experienced faculty who are passionately dedicated to their students.
Digital Marketing Microcredential
Digital marketing is a critical component of organizational communication, marketing, and advertising strategy.
Education
The School of Education at St. Ambrose University offers four undergraduate education majors and two graduate programs.
Secondary Education
If you strive to reach beyond basic knowledge and skills and instead spark exploration, discovery, confidence, and potential, you belong in our Educator Preparation Program. The impact you can have on the life of a student is big and multi-generational. We approach your professional education in the exact same way.
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.
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.
Project Management Microcredential
Project management is essential to executing business strategy effectively. This 8-course microcredential includes certified Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute.

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