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111 West Congress Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

United States

Phone: 304-724-3700


American Public Education, Inc. provides online and on-campus postsecondary education to approximately 97,500 students through two subsidiary institutions. The company’s institutions offer programs designed to prepare individuals for productive contributions to their professions and society and to offer opportunities that might advance students in their current profession or help them prepare for their next career. Institutions The company provides postsecondary education through two wholly-owned operating subsidiary institutions include American Public University System, Inc. (APUS) and Hondros College of Nursing (HCON). APUS APUS provides online postsecondary education directed primarily at the needs of the military and public safety communities. APUS is an online university that includes American Military University (AMU), and American Public University (APU). APUS is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. APUS has approximately 96,000 students and offers 100 degree programs and 95 certificate programs in fields of study related to national security, military studies, intelligence, homeland security, criminal justice, technology, business administration, education, health science, and liberal arts. APUS was organized into a single university system, with two component universities, AMU, which focuses on appealing to military students, and APU that focuses on appealing to non-military students. APUS traces its roots to AMU, which was founded as a distance learning graduate-level institution for military officers seeking an advanced degree in military studies. APUS broadened its focus to include other military communities, veterans, public safety, and certain other non-military communities. APUS is an online institution of higher learning, especially its military students, who serve in positions requiring extended and irregular work schedules, are on-call for rapid response missions, participate in extended deployments and exercises, travel or relocate frequently and have limited financial resources. As of December 31, 2015, approximately 56% of APUS’s students self-reported that they served in the military on active duty at the time of initial enrollment. The remainder of APUS’s students are military-affiliated professionals (such as veterans, reservists or National Guard members), public safety professionals (such as law-enforcement personnel or other first responders) and other civilians (such as working adult students). Curriculum and Scheduling: APUS offers 195 degree and certificate programs through approximately 1,600 courses that are offered in 8 eight- or 16-week formats. These programs include masters degrees, bachelors degrees, and associates degrees. It offers graduate and undergraduate certificate programs. At the graduate level, APUS offers programs in various fields of study, including Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Disaster Management, Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security, Entrepreneurship, History, Homeland Security, Humanities, Intelligence Studies, International Relations and Conflict Resolution, Legal Studies, Management, Military History, Military Studies, National Security Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Reverse Logistics Management, Security Management, and Transportation Management and Logistics; Master of Business Administration; Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Teaching; Master of Public Administration; Master of Public Health; Master of Public Policy; and Master of Science in Accounting, Cybersecurity Studies, Environmental Policy and Management, Health Information Technology, Information Technology, Nursing, Space Studies, Sports and Health Sciences, and Sports Management. At the undergraduate level, APUS offers programs in various fields of study, including Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Emergency and Disaster Management, English, Entrepreneurship, General Studies, Government Contracting and Acquisition, History, Homeland Security, Hospitality Management, Human Development and Family Studies, Intelligence Studies, International Relations, Management, Marketing, Midd


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