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Elevate your education.

With respected graduate degrees earned in an online, flexible format.

Quality and flexibility combined.

You successfully completed a bachelor’s degree and decided it’s time to take the next step with your education. You’re exploring online programs because, like other busy working adults, you don’t have the luxury of devoting all of your day to your graduate school studies. For you, the flexibility to complete the program is equally as important as the quality of the school. At APU, you get both.

Our respected graduate programs are developed with input from industry advisors to bring you relevant curriculum in the most popular fields. Courses are taught by dedicated professionals who bring real world experience and passion into the classroom. Among these experts, we have more than 700 professors with doctorates from leading state and private universities. This all adds up to bring you quality education choices in a flexible online format.


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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