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Be a lifelong learner.

Individual college courses help you advance, change, or refocus your career goals.

Learn something new every day.

As someone with a lifelong love of learning, you’re looking for courses of interest to your current career field or to investigate new fields. At APU, you'll find 3-course focused learning tracks and 6-course certificates that are designed to be self-contained programs or paths to further education. And if your industry requires advanced education or refresher courses to stay current in specific areas, we may be able to meet those needs too. Start exploring now and you may just learn something new today.


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Arts & Humanities
Health Sciences
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Security & Global Studies

Programs at a Glance

*This chart represents the average of most of our programs. Credits required for completion, number of courses, and credits accepted for transfer may vary by program. Please view individual program pages for more detailed requirements.

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Everyone here wants to see you succeed — from start to finish

Like schools with physical classrooms, here you'll find field-tested professors who teach you, other working adult students who relate to you, and understanding academic and career coaches who guide you. Plus, our award-winning e-library and helpful blogs and newsletters are always right at your fingertips. You may be learning online, but you won’t feel alone.

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Proof positive. It's nice to know how others feel.


of seniors evaluated their experience as positive

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012


of employers would hire another one of our graduates

APUS Alumni Employer Survey, January 2010-December 2015


of seniors would choose us again

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012


of our students return for another degree

American Public Education Fact Sheet, June 2013