American World University operates at-distance Learning and Affiliated Center.
However, its delivery system for instruction and its
academic guidelines, are identical to the requirements
of any established residence university.
must be strictly qualified before entering a degree
program and copies of transcripts and life experience
documents must be submitted and approved by the
University's administrative staff.
receive their own supervising professor, student
handbook for guidance, curriculum guide and course
outline for the degree program. Assignments are tailored
to the country, culture and academic subject area of
Assignments are transmitted by fax,
rapid courier, correspondence, and E-mail. In some
cases, students have a one-on-one relationship with
their professors, especially if the professors are in
geographic proximity to the student.
carefully evaluated and are frequently returned for
revision. This is especially true with Master's theses
and Doctoral dissertations. All students receive
examinations prior to graduation. Graduate students must
"defend" their research papers.
required to use only the most updated references in
preparing their assignments. Books and materials, if
unavailable in the student's own country, are obtained
on the Internet through http://www.amazon.com/. A monthly
student newsletter is distributed to all students and
Students may work in their own language
but an English translation or an English summary of the
work is required for papers longer than five
AWU professors have the credentials and
degrees appropriate to the subject areas they
All final decisions about the issuance
of a student's degree rests with the University's
Diplomas and transcripts
are mailed to students, or presented in person at
graduations held periodically around the globe.