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American University offers a variety of doctoral, master's, and certificate programs. Whether you are interested in studying game design, economics, film, or international affairs, AU offers a vast array of top-ranking academic programs taught by internationally recognized faculty. Take a minute to explore all the exciting opportunities that AU has to offer!


AU COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
For community messages, resources, FAQs and more related to COVID-19 (Cornovirus) and American University's operating status please visit the AU Coronavirus Resources website. 

Fall 2020 Graduate Student Informational Webinar - August 7, 2020
This webinar was held to answer graduate students’ questions on AU’s Fall 2020 operational status and included representatives from the Office of Graduate Studies, Office of Financial Aid, Housing, International Student & Scholar Services, and the Graduate Units. Watch the webinar


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Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

AU offers a variety of combined bachelor's and master's degree programs, with several offering expedited master's admissions. 
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