Degree Programs
Online setting

Interested in American Public University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
American Public University


Leading Provider of Quality Education

American Public University is a leading provider of education to motivated students worldwide. Recognized by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) for best practices in online education, the university offers working adults quality, affordable, and career-relevant education in a flexible, online environment with an emphasis on educating the nation's public service communities. Today, the university offers more than 200 degrees and certificates, and its bachelor's programs have been recognized annually since 2013 on the "US News & World Report's" ranking of top online degree programs.

100% Online Learning

From New York to New Delhi and everywhere in between - APU connects working professionals to career-relevant education no matter where students live, work, and learn. With APU, students learn online with fellow professionals and discover curriculum that's continuously assessed by industry leaders. This ensures students learn strategies they can take from the classroom and put into practice.

Outstanding Student Support

APU provides outstanding support for students at each step of their academic journey, including after they graduate. Beyond personal support from professors, students can engage anytime with academic advisors, career services and coaching experts, tutors, mentors, and more. Get involved with APU's social and professional organizations. Help is never more than a click or phone call away.


American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456), a regional institutional accreditor recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


The strength of the university is reflected in the caliber of its faculty, which is comprised of respected scholars and practitioners from around the world. APU has more than 500 members with doctoral degrees from leading universities. Many are widely recognized for their research and contributions in their respective fields. This includes Dr. Alan Hale (co-discoverer of the Hale-Bopp Comet), five former astronauts, senior leaders at Fortune 500 companies and senior government agency officials and officers.

Affordable Tuition

APU is committed to making quality education affordable so students can invest in their future.

Tuition Rates Per Credit Hour:

- Undergraduate: $270 | $250 for military-affiliated students*

- Graduate: $350 | $325 for military-affiliated students*

- Audit: $100

*Military-affiliated students receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour and graduate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.

In addition, their technology fees are waived for U.S. active-duty military service members, and for Guard and Reserve personnel when using military TA.

Undergraduate Book Grant

Ebooks are provided at no cost if students are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if registered as a full-time student.

Transfer Credits

Students can take full advantage of their transfer credit options, including credit for previous college courses and military service. Don't leave hard-earned credits behind.

Degree & Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor's Degree
BS in Accounting
BA in African and African American Studies
BBA in Business Administration
BA in Criminal Justice
BA in Criminal Justice
BS in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensics
BS in Cybersecurity
BSEE in Electrical Engineering
BA in Emergency and Disaster Management
BA in English
BA in Entrepreneurship
BS in Environmental Science
BS in Environmental Studies
BA in Fire Science Management
BS in Fire Science Management
BA in General Studies
BA in Government Contracting and Acquisition
BA in History
BA in Homeland Security
BA in Hospitality Management
BA in Human Development and Family Studies
BS in Information Systems Security
BS in Information Technology
BS in Information Technology Management
BA in Intelligence Studies
BA in International Relations
BS in Legal Studies
BA in Management
BA in Marketing
BS in Mathematics
BA in Middle Eastern Studies
BA in Military History
BSN in Nursing
BA in Philosophy
BA in Political Science
BA in Psychology
BS in Public Health
BA in Religion
BA in Retail Management
BA in Reverse Logistics Management
BA in Security Management
BA in Sociology
BS in Space Studies
BS in Sports and Health Sciences
BS in Sports Management
BA in Transportation and Logistics Management
Associate's Degree
AS in Accounting
ABA in Business Administration
AA in Communication
AS in Computer Applications
AA in Counter Terrorism Studies
AA in Criminal Justice
AS in Database Application Development
AA in Early Childhood Care and Education
AS in Explosive Ordnance Disposal
AS in Fire Science
AA in General Studies
AAS in Health Sciences
AA in History
AA in Hospitality
AA in Management
AA in Military History
AS in Paralegal Studies
AS in Public Health
AA in Real Estate Studies
AA in Retail Management
AA in Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness
AS in Web Publishing
Graduate Programs
Master's Degrees
MPH in a
MS in Accounting
MBA in Business Administration
MA in Criminal Justice
MS in Cybersecurity Studies
MEd in Educational Leadership
MA in Emergency and Disaster Management
MA in Emergency and Disaster Management & Homeland Security
MA in Entrepreneurship
MS in Environmental Policy and Management
MA in History
MA in Homeland Security
MA in Humanities
MS in Information Technology
MA in Intelligence Studies
MA in International Relations and Conflict Resolution
MA in Legal Studies
MAM in Management
MA in Military History
MA in Military Studies
MA in National Security Studies
MA in Political Science
MA in Psychology
MPA in Public Administration
MA in Public Policy
MA in Reverse Logistics Management
MA in Security Management
MS in Space Studies
MS in Sports and Health Sciences
MS in Sports Management
MA in Strategic Intelligence
MEd in Teaching - Concentration in Elementary Education
MEd in Teaching - Concentration in Secondary Social Studies
MA in Transportation and Logistics Management
Master's Degrees
MS/MPH in Public Health

Location & Contact

Student Contact Terry Grant
Vice President, Enrollment Management and SSC
Email: tgrant@apus.edu
Phone: 877-468-6268

Address111 West Congress Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
Head of Distance Learning Dr. Karan Powell
Email: president@apus.edu
Phone: 877-755-2787

Address111 West Congress Street
Charles Town, WV 25414