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Strengthening Higher Education

The Department of Higher Education offers a master’s program and two doctoral programs. Learn more about the department and meet the faculty.

As part of APU’s commitment to a strengths-based approach to higher education, the department partners with the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education. The academy conducts research, provides resources, and equips college and university faculty and staff to identify and nurture students’ strengths as the foundation for engaging them in the learning process and achieving excellence. Learn more about how APU Advances the Strengths Movement (PDF) through the Noel Academy.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

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  • Pew Offers GRE, GMAT Training Opportunities

    The Pew College Society at APU offers training opportunities for the GRE and GMAT, exams required for admission to many graduate programs.

  • Honors College Implements Comprehensive Curriculum

    APU's Honors College launches a new curriculum that seeks to recover the wisdom of the Christian tradition, instill moral and intellectual virtue, and reclaim the classical quest for truth, beauty, and goodness.