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Face-to-Face Immersion for Online Students

Online graduate students get up close and personal at their first Immersion Experience.

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Executive Coaching at American University

An ideal program for those who seek to bring out the best in employees, organizations, and industries.

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Women to Watch

With the Inauguration of American University’s first female President, we celebrate eight women who have made their mark here and beyond.

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Measurement & Evaluation: Improving Organizations

Being able to help people is my main goal.

MS in Measurement in Evaluation alumna Jillian Klarman used her capstone to recommend meaningful improvements to Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, an international organization based in Washington, DC.

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