Aurora University

Plus One Graduate Degree Programs

Aurora University’s Plus One graduate programs allow you to complete your master’s degree in one year. Through AU's Plus One programs, you will:

  • Gain professional growth opportunities. You’ll participate in a premier internship, portfolio project, or high-impact learning experience, along with networking opportunities with area businesses and organizations.
  • Increase your earning and management potential. U.S. workers holding a master’s degree earn 20 percent more in average annual salary than those with a bachelor’s degree.*
  • Develop the skills that employers seek. You’ll learn advanced concepts, along with critical-thinking and decision-making skills, from top-notch faculty with real-world experience.

Choose from the following programs:


This is a chance to jump start your career. Day one after you graduate, you can start your master’s degree and be done in a year. Toby Arquette, Dunham School Dean