Skip Navigation

You know our reputation. Now enhance yours.

Learn from our leaders and keep pace in your dynamic field.

Get field-ready education.

As one of the nation’s premiere defense and intelligence academic programs, few compare to the depth of knowledge you’ll experience here at AMU. Learn from our unrivaled network of intelligence professionals from across U.S. defense agencies to gain the relevant knowledge and skills these employers want.

Through our School of Security and Global Studies, you can explore focused curriculum in key defense and intelligence disciplines—all designed to boost analytical clarity whether you’re conveying vital intelligence to top policy and military leaders or setting strategy to defend the nation. Our seasoned industry leaders help prepare you to take action in real-world scenarios.

Explore Programs by School

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

Get help when you need it.

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.

Have questions right now?

Here's how we can help.

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