In a world of increasing professional competition, one of the most powerful tools we can wield is a graduate diploma. Investing in a graduate degree yields a plethora of benefits which will pay dividends for years to come. A master’s degree allows you to deepen your knowledge and gain expertise in a specific field, rendering you an attractive candidate for competitive companies. Completing a master’s program provides you with greater opportunities to expand your professional network, while also allowing you to demonstrate the patience, focus, and perseverance necessary to receive your diploma. Armed with these valuable skills, you are also able to increase your earning potential and pave the way toward a Ph.D.

AUA is pleased to offer eleven graduate programs in its four colleges. Review this page for detailed information about available programs, the admissions process, application requirements, how to apply, deadline dates, and more. For any questions make sure to check our FAQs or contact us directly.

Academic Programs
Selection Process

AUA practices holistic admissions. We select students who have the skills and ability to succeed at AUA and ensure that AUA is well suited to their educational and career goals. Once you submit your application, it is screened for technical eligibility. Complete and eligible applications are then reviewed by the Academic Program Admissions and the Graduate Admissions Committees. Read more

Application Requirements

We strongly encourage you to review our Application Requirements webpage while preparing to apply to AUA. Read more

Tuition and Financial Aid

Financing your education is an integral part of your studies at AUA from the time of your admission to the completion of your degree. Students in degree programs sign a contract with AUA upon enrollment, which establishes their tuition for the contract duration. Read more
For information about financial aid opportunities: need-based tuition assistance, academic scholarships, payment options, visit here.

How to Apply

The Application for Admission to Graduate Studies for Fall 2024 is available at  We strongly encourage you to review our Application Requirements webpage prior to starting your application.


We encourage you to start your application as soon as possible and submit it well before the published deadline. Make sure to submit a complete application and attach all the required documents to your application by the graduate admission deadline you intend to apply.

* Applicants applying by rolling admission will be considered on a space-available basis.
* MSMA applicants are not eligible for rolling admission as classes for the program commence in the summer.

* MSE, MEIESM, and MSCIS applicants with no corresponding educational background, if admitted, should take summer preparatory courses starting June. Such applicants are encouraged to apply either by early or regular admission. Those who miss any of these deadlines, are advised to approach the corresponding programs before the end of May to check their eligibility even if they have not submitted an application yet. Refer to point 8 of regarding educational background requirements for these programs.


Admission to the American University of Armenia is competitive as there are more applicants than spaces available. If you are not offered admission to AUA, we welcome you to reapply in the future. Before you reapply, we strongly recommend you familiarize yourself with our reapplication procedures to make sure you meet all admission and application requirements.  Read more


The information on this page is general and may be subject to change. If your question is not answered in these FAQs, contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected]We also strongly encourage you to check the website of your preferred field of study, as well as the Graduate Admissions Policy for detailed information regarding programs, the admissions process, and more.  Read more

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