The American Public University System offers several options for undergraduate study: Associate degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, undergraduate certificates, and minors. All degree programs include a general education component and all undergraduate students are required to enroll in COLL100 – Foundations of Online Learning as their first course. Some students who have experience with online learning and have substantial life and work experience may be able to waive this requirement. Please refer to the Student Handbook for details on the waiver process. Associate degree programs require a minimum of 60 semester hours which must be completed within seven (7) years of the students’ first enrollment date. Bachelor’s degree programs require a minimum of 120 semester hours. Students are allowed ten (10) years from the date of first enrollment to complete a Bachelor’s degree. Please refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding extending a program deadline. Most Bachelors’ programs include core, major, and elective requirements; many offer an opportunity to focus on a specific area of concentration.
Program Completion Rates, Median Debt, and More
For more about the graduation rates and median debt of students who completed each program, as well as other important information—visit www.APUS.edu/disclosure.