AUPP: American University of Phnom Penh

Introduction

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PHNOM PENH

Study Locally. Live Globally. The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) opened its doors in May 2013. AUPP was started by Cambodian Nationals who have a passion and commitment to providing quality higher education in Cambodia, and a desire to help advance Cambodia with educated leaders. The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) is an independent higher education institution offering a rigorous, high-quality American style education that prepares students with the strong theoretical base and practical skills to further their studies and to be competitive in the global marketplace. AUPP provides an educational environment in which students achieve competency in their area of study, demonstrate the capacity for effective critical thinking and communication skills and utilize sound problem-solving strategies. AUPP educates students to be contributing global citizens who have a strong knowledge base, are committed to lifelong learning and demonstrate high ethical standards and behavior. The American University of Phnom Penh is recognized as a leader in higher education, known for academic rigor, teaching excellence and innovation, and high ethical standards. The University partners with universities and colleges in the United States and other institutions of higher education to offer opportunities and access that ensure that our graduates are among the best educated in the world. AUPP provides a great opportunity for students, and an alternative to students going abroad to study in the U.S., Australia, UK, or even the region. As an international university, AUPP provides a superior education for Cambodians and other nationalities. It provides a quality education for a career but also an excellent education for students wanting to go abroad for a Master’s degree. AUPP offers undergraduate programs in Law; Global Affairs; Business; and, Information Technology Management. Currently, a minor exists in Liberal Studies and Economics. These programs have been strategically chosen and designed based on national, regional and international trends and needs. Additional programs are being identified, also based on market analyses. All actions of the university are guided by national and international accreditation standards. AUPP understands and is committed to pursuing partnerships with business and industry, along with other international universities. Currently, AUPP has partnerships with the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Ohio University and California State University, Long Beach, as well as MOUs with local industry, such as RMA. The university strives to bring guest speakers to the campus, take field trips to businesses and other organizations, be engaged with community projects so that students have real-life experiences to relate to their academic coursework, and conduct research for improving Cambodia.

Mission

The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) is the first American-style independent higher education institution offering a quality and rigorous education that prepares students with the strong theoretical base and practical skills to further their studies and to be competitive in the global marketplace. The American University of Phnom Penh provides an educational environment in which students achieve competency in their area of study, demonstrate the capacity for effective critical thinking and communication skills and utilize sound problem-solving strategies. The American University of Phnom Penh educates students to be contributing global citizens who have a strong knowledge base, are committed to life-long learning and demonstrate high ethical standards and behavior.

Vision

The American University of Phnom Penh will be a leader in higher education, known for academic rigor, teaching excellence and innovation, and high ethical standards. The University partners with universities and colleges in the United States and other institutions of higher education to offer opportunities and access that ensure that our University’s graduates are among the best educated in the world.

Values

Educated Citizenry

The American University of Phnom Penh believes that knowledge is essential to the advancement of the Cambodian and global societies and is committed to academic excellence.

Lifelong Learning

The American University of Phnom Penh subscribes to the belief that individuals should be invested in a lifelong learning process, and seeks to instill that belief in its graduates.

Social Responsibility and Global Perspective

The American University of Phnom Penh is committed to addressing the challenges in today’s global society and takes seriously its responsibility to prepare students/graduates to be good global citizens.

Integrity

The American University of Phnom Penh believes that ethical behavior is critical to societal well-being; high ethical standards are foundational to the University and to the student experience.

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Bachelor of Arts: Global Affairs

Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Cambodia Phnom Penh

The Global Affairs program provides students an understanding of current challenges in the ASEAN region and around the world. [+]

The mission of the program is to prepare students for global leadership and service and to train the next generation of policy leaders to tackle the complex issues of a globalized world. It is intended for individuals who want to be policymakers at the national, regional, and local government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and multi-national corporations.

The Global Affairs program provides students an understanding of current challenges in the ASEAN region and around the world. The program provides an opportunity to study crucial contemporary issues--conflict among and within nations, democratization, economic and political globalization, regional conflicts and the emerging importance of non-state actors; as well as analysis of foreign and economic policy making and security issues in the region and on a global scale.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts: Law

Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Cambodia Phnom Penh

The Bachelor of Arts in Law (B.A., Law) program prepares graduates for success in careers in private firms, legal departments, NGOs, IGOs or government. Students enrolled in the B.A., Law program are expected to develop core competencies in the areas of knowledge, analysis, cultural sensitivity, and professionalism. [+]

Law is a demanding career in which the ability to analyze information and provide solutions to clients is essential to success. The Law Program at AUPP is grounded in critical thinking, professional skills and ethics, and provides a wide range of course options. The program includes courses in civil and criminal law and the program includes specific courses on Cambodian, ASEAN and International Law.

The Bachelor of Arts in Law (B.A., Law) program prepares graduates for success in careers in private firms, legal departments, NGOs, IGOs or government. Students enrolled in the B.A., Law program are expected to develop core competencies in the areas of knowledge, analysis, cultural sensitivity, and professionalism.... [-]


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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Information Technology Management

Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Cambodia Phnom Penh

The Information Technology Management (ITM) program is designed to develop professionals in emerging and converging information and communication technologies. A degree in ITM produces graduates who can organize business processes to support the strategic corporate needs, demands and goals at the management level. [+]

The Information Technology Management (ITM) program is designed to develop professionals in emerging and converging information and communication technologies. A degree in ITM produces graduates who can organize business processes to support the strategic corporate needs, demands and goals at the management level. The program is designed to bridge the gap between problems of business and the capabilities of information technology, while aligning the technology with business strategies. Students enhance their critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills with knowledge of management principles. The program is a balance of technology, management, communications and the liberal arts.... [-]


Bachelor of Science: Business

Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Cambodia Phnom Penh

The Business Program prepares graduates for success in the world of business, whether in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, or beyond. [+]

The Business Program prepares graduates for success in the world of business, whether in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, or beyond. Business education and the successful pursuit of a business career requires graduates to understand basic economic concepts and mathematical relationships, while at the same time being analytical and able to communicate ideas effectively through written and verbal communications.

Students enrolled in Business develop core competencies in each of the functional areas of business – marketing, finance, accounting and management - in order to understand the inter-relationships among these functional areas and how these relationships can impact the operation and value of an organization.... [-]


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