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American Graduate University

 American Graduate University (AGU) is among the nation’s premiere providers of accredited master's degree and master's certificate programs for professionals working in both goverment and industry.  Established in 1976, we offer programs in the areas of contracts, acquisition, supply chain and project management.  Our newest master's program in Leadership and Management focuses on developing skills to be effective as a leader within your organization. Our graduate programs provide a high-quality education that is highly relevant to your job and is offered at a very affordable tuition rate. AGU courses are presented in a convenient web-enabled format that allows you the flexibility to study at your own pace and earn your graduate degree on your own schedule, and start at anytime with year-round enrollment.

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  • Master of Acquisition Management (MAM)

    The Master of Acquisition Management is an accredited graduate degree sought after by contract specialists, financial managers and program managers within government. It’s for those who seek promotion beyond GS-13, who wish to be selected to manage larger contracting programs and who want maximum career advantage in the work place. The Program provides you with a sophisticated and deep knowledge of acquisition, contracting and procurement processes and how these interrelate with standard business management processes of finance, law, operations, marketing and technical management. Emphasis is on preparing students to apply what they’ve learned in the professional environment. Average degree-completion time: 24 months.


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/master_aq.html

  • Master of Contract Management (MCM)

    The Master of Contract Management program is geared for commercial professionals whose organizations encourage advanced degrees to be as competitive as possible when bidding for government business and to ensure full contract performance. The Master of Contract Management is an accredited graduate degree and, like the Master of Acquisition Management, is much sought after by contracting professionals who are building impressive resume credentials. The program is geared for commercial professionals whose organizations encourage advanced degrees to be as competitive as possible when bidding for government business and to ensure full contract performance. The Master of Contract Management is an accredited graduate degree and, like the Master of Acquisition Management, is much sought after by contracting professionals who are building impressive resume credentials. Average degree-completion time: 24 months.


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/master_contract.html

  • Master of Project Management (MPM)

    The Master of Project Management program is geared for industry and government professionals whose responsibilities require a sophisticated, but practical understanding of how projects and large programs are planned, organized and implemented. The program is an accredited graduate degree and is much sought after
    by professionals who are building impressive resume credentials. The Master of Project Management program provides you with a comprehensive, practical knowledge of the underpinnings of project and program management. While principles and theories are explained, the emphasis is on how to apply them in order to swiftly and efficiently plan, organize and marshal assets so that projects are completed on time, on-budget and result in a high-quality outcome. The Master of Project Management program also concentrates on motivating and directing individuals and teams as well as monitoring their performance and progress according to timetables and performance requirements. Averag...
    More Information » www.agu.edu/Project_mgnt/master_project.html

  • Master of Supply Chain Management (MSM)

    The Master of Supply Chain Management is designed for Supply Chain Management Professionals to help improve their work capabilities and to prepare themselves for increasing Supply Chain Management responsibilities. The Program is an Accredited Degree Program that helps participants contribute to their organization's success. The Master of Supply Chain Management Program provides a practical framework for how organizations manage the enterprise-wide functions of supply in today's business environment with focus on supply chain management issues. The program covers the conduct and management of the supply management function—how that function interacts with the other principal business functions, including product development, marketing, operations, finance and logistics—the conduct of the supply chain process, including the integration of requirements determination, supplier development, qualification and selection—and supplier relations and performance. Average deg...
    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/master_supply.html

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    The MBA Program offers a broad-based education in business operations designed for working professionals who wish to advance or enhance their working careers. This Program emphasizes both core business principles and the latest concepts, practices and skills needed in today's marketplace. The Program presents an overall management perspective. Certain courses provide a detailed knowledge of management principles as they are related to the individual functional areas such as marketing, operations, finance, and accounting. Other courses provide knowledge of the quantitative and qualitative tools of management and strengthen the students' understanding of the human, social, organizational, governmental, and environmental problems associated with business. Students may choose either a concentration in Acquisition and Contract Management, Project Management, Supply Chain Management, or General Management.

    In addition to your core MBA degree, you can earn two Master’s Certifi...
    More Information » www.agu.edu/Business_mgnt/master_gen.html

  • Master's Certificate of Acquisition & Contracting

    The Master’s Certificate Program provides knowledge of the planning, analysis, decision-making and control tools necessary for making and implementing effective financial decisions.  In this program you will build a sophisticated and deep knowledge of acquisition, contracting and procurement processes and how these interrelate with standard business management processes of finance, law, operations, marketing and technical management. Emphasis is on preparing you to apply what you have learned in the professional environment.
     


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/cert_aq.html

  • Master's Certificate in Supply Chain Management

    Enhance your professional value by building a foundation in the practices and procedures of the supply chain management function with a focus on supply chain management approaches. Learn how to efficiently move goods and services through better logistics management, employ effective pricing and costing methods, streamline operations, and use management information systems effectively.


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/cert_sm.html

  • Master's Certificate in Financial Management & Pricing

    Develop a comprehensive, practical knowledge of the planning, analysis, decision-making, and control tools necesary for making and implementing effective financial decisions. While principles and theories are explained, the emphasis is on how to apply the tools necessary for making and implementing effective financial and pricing decisions.


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Acquisition_mgnt/cert_financial.html

  • Master's Certificate in Project/Program Management

    Gain knowledge of the organizational, human, business and technical processes for successfully managing projects and programs. While principles and theories are explained, the emphasis is on how to apply them in order to swiftly and efficiently plan, organize and marshal assets so that projects are completed timely, on-budget and result in a high-quality outcome. Sharpen your core competencies in building and leading project teams, contracting and procurement, earned value management systems, project quality management, negotiation, and risk analysis and management. The program also concentrates on motivating and directing individuals and teams as well as monitoring their performance and progress according to timetables and work breakdown schedules.
     


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Project_mgnt/cert_ppm.html

  • Master's Certificate in Management

    Gain a structured yet varied knowledge of the practice and principles of business management. This program presents an operational theory and framework of management designed around the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Strengthen your aptitude in all the fundamental areas of business, from risk-assessment and decision-making, to organizational behavior and economics.


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Business_mgnt/cert_business.html

  • Master of Leadership and Management (MLM)


    More Information » www.agu.edu/Business_mgnt/master_mlm.html

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