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Serve. Learn. Lead.

Those who protect the public must be prepared for a variety of challenges.

Look to the leader.

Looking for a leading educator of public safety professionals? You’ve found the right university. Advancement and community building in an unpredictable world takes firsthand experience and academic rigor. At AMU, you’ll get both. We work closely with agencies and partners like the FBI National Academy to create and deliver curriculum that prepares you to move your career to the next level.

Our School of Public Service and Health is home to our tight-knit community of dedicated law enforcement, fire science, emergency management, forensics, and criminal justice leaders and learners. And you’re welcome to become a part of it.

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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