The American University of Armenia (AUA) offers master’s degrees that develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge through advanced coursework, independent study, and research. AUA accepts applications from professionals who hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and from students in their final year of undergraduate studies who will graduate prior to the start of classes. 

Review this page for detailed information about available programs, the admissions process, application requirements, target scores, how to apply, deadline dates, and more. Have a question? Make sure to check our FAQs page or contact us directly.

Academic Programs

AUA offers eleven graduate programs housed in four colleges in the fields listed to the right. Visit the website of your preferred major to learn more about the program, goals, student learning outcomes, courses, faculty, alumni successes, and more.
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Selection Process and Target Scores

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. Only complete and eligible applications will then be reviewed by the Academic Program Admissions and the Graduate Admissions Committees.
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Application Requirements

We strongly encourage you to review our application requirements while preparing to apply to AUA. Read more

Tuition and Fees

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. All fees are paid in Armenian Dram (AMD). Read more
For information about financial aid, please visit here.

How to Apply

The application for Fall 2023 admission cycle is available at
We strongly encourage you to review our application requirements prior to starting your application.

Deadline Dates

The Office of Admissions launches applications well before the deadline dates. We strongly encourage you to start your application as soon as possible and submit it well before the published deadline. Applications submitted after a deadline are moved to the next available deadline. No application will be considered after rolling admission.

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

MSE, MEIESM, and MSCIS program applicants with no corresponding educational backgrounds, if admitted, should take summer preparatory courses starting June. We encourage these applicants to apply by early or regular admissions. Those who miss 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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