Graduate Programs

Thinking about earning a graduate degree from Auburn University at Montgomery? The AUM College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences proudly provides graduate programs in Applied Economics, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Liberal Arts, Political Science and Public Administration.

The University’s graduate catalog lists all graduate programs as well as admissions procedures and other information.

Master of Science in Public Administration

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA)

AUM’s Master of Liberal Arts program is the only interdisciplinary master’s degree program in the state of Alabama, offering specialized classes in the various liberal arts disciplines, including English. Students take core classes in the program and then focus on their chosen disciplines.

Homeland Security and Emergency Management

This program prepares today’s military personnel, law enforcement, IT specialists, emergency management professionals and similar individuals to anticipate and handle threats to public security and safety.

Public Administration (M.P.A.)

The M.P.A. program at AUM prepares students for management positions in the nonprofit sector and various administrative and management opportunities in local, state, or national government. We equip students to be effective and ethical administrators in today’s complex and multicultural environment.

Political Science (M.P.S.)

The Auburn University at Montgomery master’s degree program in political science is designed for graduate students to gain rigorous, advanced training in core political science ideas and cutting-edge research and statistical methodology. Students learn how to develop, test, and interpret answers to relevant research questions with significant policy implications. This in-depth training program in political science is designed for students who seek academic or professional careers.

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice explores a detailed analysis of our criminal justice system and provides students skills that apply to law enforcement, security, corrections, and juvenile justice.

Applied Economics (M.S.)

The program is now accepting applications. The MS in Applied Economics is a carefully designed program, which offers rigorous training in quantitative analysis, economic modeling, and econometrics.

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Through its various departments, the AUM College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a variety of resources to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to be profoundly competitive. Join us and apply to AUM, where learning matters most. It’s why we learn-and why we teach.

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