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Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

Through a strategic partnership, The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and American Graduate University offer graduate degrees and professional certificate programs. These programs use the education, training and experience of members of the Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics workforce in conjunction with graduate courses offered by AGU. Through this partnership with DAU, DOD personnel who have earned a Level 1, 2 or 3 certification in one of DAU's 11 career fields may take AGU courses and apply them toward graduate degree or certificate programs.

The DAU/AGU programs lead to either graduate degrees in Contract Management, Acquisition Management, Project Management, Master of Business Administration, or master's certificates in Acquisition and Contracting, Program/Project Management, Financial Management and Pricing, Business Management, MBA Essentials, and MBA Principles.

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National Contract Management Association

American Graduate University is a Charter Education Partner with the National Contract Management Association to help increase the depth and breadth of education training opportunities for NCMA members.

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Project Management Institute (PMI) – Registered Education Provider

American Graduate University is a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) of the Project Management Institute. Students receive PDUs for successful completion of project management-related courses.

Military Friendly School
American Graduate University was named to G.I. Jobs magazine's list of Military Friendly Schools. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as student. Criteria for making the list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students and academic accreditations.


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