APU’s majors are organized through Institutes, to purposefully and meaningfully advance APU’s vision, mission, and values. The framework of learning at APU is built on five competencies interwoven through all academic degree programs: effective communication, ethical engagement, scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and cultural/historical perspectives. These essential competencies result in the attainment of critical skills and wide-ranging knowledge useful across a multitude of professions and industries.
APU’s graduate degree offerings include Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Executive MBAs with focuses in Communication Technology and Strategic Leadership, Counseling Psychology (MS), Environmental Science (MS), Fine Arts (MFA) and Outdoor and Environmental Education (MS). Graduate certificates are also available in Entrepreneurship and Investments.