Academic Programs/Degrees

Antioch University Los Angeles offers distinctive undergraduate and graduate degree programs, all of which reflect the University’s commitment to social justice, community-building, and global citizenship. Our learner-centered model allows our adult students to create a unique academic experience based on their own professional interests and goals. Throughout their journey at AULA, students are guided and mentored by exceptional instructors, leaders in their field who are committed to student success. We invite you to visit our campus and sit in on a class to experience what makes the academic environment at AULA so special.

Our Degree Programs At-a-Glance

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies is a BA completion program, offering credits for college-level learning that took place in non-academic settings, and fast-track options into many of our graduate degree programs.

The Master of Arts in Psychology program offers five unique specializations: Applied Community Psychology; Child Studies; Spiritual and Depth Psychology; LGBT Psychology; and Psychological Trauma. A number of certificate programs are offered, as well.

The Master of Arts in Urban Sustainability low-residency program trains the next generation of urban problem-solvers through an interdisciplinary curriculum and experiential fieldwork.

The Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management is AULA’s newest graduate degree program, designed for individuals who want to dedicate their time and talent to mission-driven organizations.

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing low-residency program focuses on the education of literary artists, community engagement, and the pursuit of social justice, offering programs in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Writing for Young People. A post-MFA certificate in creative writing is offered, as well.

The Master of Arts in Education, Leadership and Change program that explores both the theory and practice of organizing, leadership in schools, and being an active force for educational reform.

AULA’s two Teacher Credentialing programs prepare teachers to meet the day-to-day challenges inside the classroom. The programs emphasize the needs of diverse, urban student bodies, and can be combined with a Master of Arts in Education.