1. What graduate degrees does AUA offer?
AUA offers the following graduate degrees:
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science in Management (MSM)
Master of Science in Economics (MSE)
Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (MEIESM)
Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (MSCIS)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy (MAIRD)
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice (MA HRSJ)
Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL)
We recommend you review these programs in detail on our Graduate Academic Programs page.
2. What certificate programs does AUA offer?
AUA offers the following graduate certificate programs:
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (CTEFL)
Graduate Certificate in Translation (CTRA)
Graduate Certificate in Hotel and Hospitality Management (CHHM)
Graduate Executive Certificate in Management (ECM)
Graduate Certificate in Finance (CF) (not offered for Spring & Fall 2023)
Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (CDA) (not offered for Spring & Fall 2023)
You can find detailed information regarding these programs here.
3. DOES AUA OFFER COURSES TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT SEEKING A DEGREE AT AUA BUT ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING CERTAIN COURSES AT THE GRADUATE LEVEL?
Yes, AUA invites students who are interested in AUA to sample our courses on an individual basis prior to applying or enrolling in our graduate programs. Such individuals are defined as non-degree students. For more information regarding non-degree studies, visit here, and read AUA Non-Degree Status policy.
4. What is the language of instruction at AUA?
The language of instruction at AUA is English.
5. Does AUA offer evening classes?
Yes. Currently, the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Economics, Master of Science in Management, Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice, and Master of Laws programs offer evening classes that typically start at 6:30pm. Classes within the Master of Public Health typically commence at 3:30pm. The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (New, pending MOESCS license) commence classes in the late afternoons and/or early evenings.
6. How long does it take to earn a graduate degree?
Most graduate programs at AUA require two academic years of full-time study to complete. The only exceptions are the MAHRSJ, MSM, MSE, and MBA programs. Students enrolled in these programs typically complete their studies in 18 months for MAHRSJ, MSM, and MSE, and 2.5 years for MBA.
7. Does AUA offer part-time studies?
In rare cases, upon prior approval of the corresponding program chair, students may study part-time and graduate within three academic years. Talk to the Program Chair of your preferred program to discuss this option.
8. Does AUA offer any online programs (DISTANCE LEARNING)?
No, AUA does not offer any online programs (distance learning) unless otherwise declared by the Government of Armenia in case States of Emergency.
9. Can I see what classes are like at AUA?
Yes, AUA typically offers Open Classes at the Graduate level. These are actual classes that prospective students can attend one time, at no cost. Email the program of your interest to find information on class schedule, registration process, a list of courses available, and.
10. I HAVE BEEN ADMITTED TO AUA, CAN I CHANGE MY PROGRAM OF STUDY?
No. To change your program of study, you must permanently withdraw from the program and reapply for admission, indicating your preferred program of study, and follow all admissions requirements and deadlines. Visit our Program and Major Change policy for more information.