School of Professional & Extended Studies

School of Professional & Extended Studies


Are you looking for a program from the School of Professional and Extended Studies? As of July 1, 2021, these programs have moved to new offices within American University. Please see the list below for the program and its new location. 

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please email sbiggs@american.edu with your questions. 

AU Mentorship Program – NOW AU Cornerstone!

Previously known as American University’s Mentorship program, AU Cornerstone is an enriching opportunity for first first-year students looking to intern in DC or study abroad in in the UK during their first year while still being fully immersed in AU's first-year experience and completing major and degree requirements. Learn more about AU Cornerstone by clicking below.

Office of Global and Immersive Studies

The newly created Office of Global and Immersive Studies offers over 130 study abroad and exchange programs internationally, as well as domestic immersive study programs in Washington, D.C., and across the United States. Learn more below.

Office of Graduate and Professional Studies

The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (OGPS) is dedicated to the advancement of lifelong learning for our graduate and professional students. OGPS offers and promotes graduate, professional, and executive programs across the university. 

Online Master’s Degrees

Online Graduate Certificate Programs

Executive Education

Graduate Level Test Preparation