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Meet Our Students

At American Public University, we teach driven working adult students to soar higher in their fields. The students on this page all come from different walks of life and have their own reasons for continuing their educational journey. View their stories and you'll see how, at APU, we are as committed to your success as you are.

Leveraging Technology to Create a Dynamic Life

“The faculty are just phenomenal. If you had a question, you sent them an email or a chat message. They responded practically right away.”

JoAnna Liming - BS in Information Technology

Cybersecurity Expert Battles the Bad Guys

“You can be at work the whole day, but at the same time, you’re a student at APU. I see myself getting close, closer to my dream. I see myself making a difference in the world.”

Bryan Mogaru - BA in Homeland Security; MS in Cybersecurity Studies

Upgrading His Management Skills

"My biggest takeaway has been an understanding of entrepreneurship and the ability to take ownership of projects. That's been very helpful."

Aaron Brodniak - MA in Management

Education Drives Leadership Skills

ʺYou can be more successful in the online education environment because you can do it at your leisure. It helps you grow as you go along."

Shareema Granville - MA in Management

A Love for Children Led Her to Her Own Daycare

"My degree has helped me focus on a specific career. It has allowed me to gain a foothold in my chosen path and I couldn't be happier."

Kelley Luckett - AA in Early Childhood Care and Education

A Firefighter Inspired by History

"Getting a master’s meant a lot to me. I feel really lucky that I get to follow my two real passions: firefighting and history."

Scott Meyer - MA in History

Devoted Patient Advocate

"I have been able to use my BSN from APU to provide excellent patient care while advancing my career in nursing leadership."

Shannon O’Brien - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Achievement Hit Home

“The biggest benefit of getting my degree? It was seeing the pride and joy in my kids’ eyes—to see me study, to see me finish.”

Anthony Soto - BA in Retail Management