Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Science in Accounting

Master of Science in Project Management

Master of Science in Management Information Systems

Master of Science in Data Analytics

Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Master of Science in Networking and Cybersecurity

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

About Fairfax University of America

Fairfax University of America (FXUA) is a fully accredited non-profit, 501(c)(3) institution committed to setting a new standard in higher education. Through our student-centered approach, we strive to provide the most positive environment for learning available anywhere. FXUA is situated in the Washington, DC metropolitan area – the epicenter of global trade and political influence, providing students with access to diverse industries, influential global players, and immediate internship and employment opportunities.

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The FXUA approach to higher education is centered around five core values: peace, development, community, character, and stewardship. Our expertly designed business and technology undergraduate programs are complemented by unique career and life competency skills, providing you with a marketable degree in a changing world. Our goal is to ensure that you are taught by educated practitioners, not only academic theorists, and provided with near limitless access to national and international leaders in their field, throughout your entire academic journey. Long before you graduate, you will have shaped several new prosperous roads that lead to lifelong career success – guided and mentored step-by-step by some of the very best our learning community has to offer.


The FXUA “Learning to Be” curriculum provides each student with transformative learning and leadership tools to ensure competency, proficiency, expertise, and eventual mastery to take the challenges of life and turn them into opportunities with solutions. In addition, embedded within the FXUA curriculum are micro-credentials (MCs). These stackable competency and skills-based certifications allow earners to showcase learning outcomes mastered during their educational or professional journey. MCs are affordable, flexible, and brief, providing earners with the opportunity to acquire – or further develop – competencies and skills that align with their educational needs and industry demands.


The entire FXUA student-centered lifecycle ensures, from the first day, every student develops the necessary tools to reap a productive professional career. In addition, to show our confidence in our approach and our commitment to the betterment of society, we are providing a substantial yet limited number of full-tuition scholarships. Contact us today to learn more.

Letter from the President

My name is Dr. Ahmed Alwani. As the president of Fairfax University of America, let me be the first to welcome you to our university – where we are guided by the five core values of peace, development, community, character, and stewardship.

Our vision is inspired by a holistic view of the world, providing our students with the structure, competency and tools to prepare them for career success, personal growth, and a social consciousness that leads to human fulfillment, connectedness, world citizenship and the betterment of society. Our approach begins with personal growth and development, employing critical thinking and evidence-based reasoning to innovatively design creative, systemic solutions to complex real-world issues.


Under the guidance of a principled and transformative senior leadership team, a community of expert faculty, and a knowledgeable and passionate professional staff, we have crafted a state-of-the-art curriculum and developed novel programs and services focused on student success in academics, career, and human development. Our students are supported from initial contact through lifelong learning, yet they are also challenged to utilize their earned and lived competence in business and technology to contribute to a world that aims to achieve harmony and balance.

 

Our Graduate Programs


Master of Business Administration

Future leaders and researchers will need to balance the goals of economic success with the constraints of greater socal and environmental sustainability and globalization. Graduates learn to integrate core business fundamentals with changing human and information resources and innovative technology, while nurturing data driven, research based, and analytical skillsets that give leverage for successful business and investment ventures.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate effective leadership and collaboration skills for making decisions and accomplish goals that contributes to positive social changes.
  • Synthesize and analyze empirical data and integrate it with business knowledge and skills to recommend credible and innovative solutions to organizations’ problems.
  • Research and evaluate social, environmental, economic, and international factors and trends to develop effective and sustainable organizational policies and strategies.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to communicate and disseminate information across diverse sets of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate ethical business practices in ambiguous or unfamiliar circumstances.

Master of Science in Accounting

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC) degree program is designed to provide mastery of both technical and operational competencies for students and professionals with financial, accounting, management, and general business backgrounds who are seeking positions in Accounting.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts of accounting theory and practice in a variety of business settings.
  • Analyze complex financial and managerial accounting problems and formulate, communicate and explain recommendations to decision makers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate fundamental accounting and tax principles and techniques effectively both in writing and orally.
  • Construct GAAP compliant financial statements including the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of stockholder’s equity, and understand their interrelationships.
  • Evaluate accounting practices from ethical, legal, and regulatory perspectives while considering the interests of diverse stakeholders.
  • Integrate accounting principles and enterprise technology solutions to maximize value recognized by organizations.

The Masters of Science in Accounting degree program is earned by completing 30 semester credits of coursework and 6 semester credits of thesis work beyond the required courses.

Master of Science in Project Management

The Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) degree is designed to provide mastery of both technical and operational competencies for professionals with diverse backgrounds seeking leadership positions as a project manager.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Explain the elements of project initiation, project implementation and termination.
  • Apply cost accounting concepts to project management according to its contractual parameters.
  • Function as a leader in the formulation of the project management plan, implementation, and validation of outcomes.
  • Strategize on problem solving reflective of the triple constraints of scope, time, and schedule.
  • Distinguish between projects and the ongoing nature of operations.
  • Recognize and understand cultural diversity and acceptance of others.
  • Apply technological skills, tools and techniques to guide overall project execution.
  • Apply effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ethics and professional behavior in all matters of project contract negotiation.

The MSPM degree program is earned by completing the program course requirements of 30 semester credit hours and 6 semester credit hours of thesis, beyond the program prerequisite courses

Master of Science in
Management Information Systems

Future leaders and researchers will need to balance the goals of economic success with the constraints of greater social and environmental sustainability and globalization. Graduates learn to close the gap between core business management capability with changing human and information resources and innovative technology, while nurturing the entrepreneurial mindset that has always been one of the key characteristics to successful businesses. The master’s program additionally further develops students’ research and critical thinking capabilities to find solutions for business management and technological problems.

  • PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • SPECIALIZATION OUTCOMES

  • CAREER PATH

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate effective leadership and collaboration skills for making decisions and accomplish goals that contributes to positive social changes.
  • Synthesize and analyze empirical data and integrate it with business knowledge and technological skills to recommend credible and innovative solutions to organizations’ problems.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, new business ideas and trends for development of effective and sustainable organizational policies and strategies.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to disseminate administrational and operational information across diverse sets of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate ethical business practices in ambiguous or unfamiliar circumstances.

Master of Science in Data Analytics

In support of the university’s mission, the Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) is designed to appeal to a broad range of individuals. The program balances theory with practice, offers an extensive set of traditional and state-of-the-art courses, and provides the necessary flexibility to accommodate students with various backgrounds, including computer professionals who want to expand their understanding of Data Analytics, as well as individuals whose undergraduate degrees are not in Computer Science but wish to broaden their knowledge in Data Analytics.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Design software applying modeling and data analysis techniques to solve real-world problems using cutting edge techniques, communicate findings, and effectively present results using data visualization techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of statistical algorithms in data analysis for improved design decision making.
  • Apply social, ethical, and legal principles of technologies and their applications in the data analytics field.
  • Communicate effectively individually or in cross-functional teams.

Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

In support of the university’s mission, the Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (MSAIML) is designed to appeal to a broad range of individuals. The program balances theory with practice, offers an extensive set of traditional and state-of-the-art courses, and provides the necessary flexibility to accommodate students with various backgrounds, including computer professionals who want to expand their understanding of AI & ML, as well as individuals whose undergraduate degrees are not in Computer Science but wish to broaden their knowledge in AI & ML.

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  • Apply AI and ML algorithms to draw inferences, design smart application to solve real-world problems, and to automate the development of AI systems and components.
  • Model human behaviors to develop Human-AI systems and evaluate their performance.
  • Improve overall integrated system performance to influence human performance and learning.
  • Apply social, ethical, and legal principles of technologies and their applications in the AI and ML field.
  • Communicate effectively individually or in cross-functional teams.

Master of Science in
networking and Cybersecurity

In support of the university’s mission, the Master of Science in Networking and Cybersecurity (MSNCS) is designed to appeal to a broad range of individuals. The program balances theory with practice, offers an extensive set of traditional and state-of-the-art courses, and provides the necessary flexibility to accommodate students with various backgrounds, including computer professionals who want to expand their understanding of Networking and Cybersecurity, as well as individuals whose undergraduate degrees are not in Computer Science but wish to broaden their knowledge in security.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate practical implementation of privacy, security, forensics, and copyright issues in professional and social environments.
  • Design, analyze, manage, and evaluate the performance of different network architectural models.
  • Identify, develop, and implement effective and efficient defense mechanisms to secure organizational networks and information resources to support organizational goals.
  • Apply social, ethical, and legal principles of technologies and their applications in the Networking and Cybersecurity field.
  • Communicate effectively individually or in cross-functional teams.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is uniquely different from the Master’s Degree in Project Management or the MBA with a specialization in Project Management in two areas: The focus of a Graduate Certificate in Project Management is on strategic outcomes rather than organizational strategic outcomes, and certificate courses are aligned principally to the core processes and knowledge areas found in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

  • PROGRAM OUTCOMES

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Manage the initiation of projects and planning of activities that accurately forecast project costs, timeline, and quality.
  • Implement processes for successful resource, communication, and risk and change management.
  • Demonstrate effective project execution and control techniques that result in successful projects.
  • Conduct project closure activities and obtain formal project acceptance.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of ethics and professional responsibility. The GCPM degree program is earned by completing the program course requirements of 18 semester credit hours.

Application Process

At FXUA, we believe in equal access, innovation, and a future ready approach to college education. Our admissions process is designed to recruit individuals who are drivers of positive social change, want to earn more than just a degree, want to be changemakers in their respective fields, are driven by a passion for their chosen profession.

1

Complete an Application Form and Select Your Advanced Degree

Complete the FXUA application form.
There is no application fee!

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The Decision

Receive an admission decision.

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Upload Documents

Upload copies of transcripts from your undergraduate degree(s), your Statement of Purpose, a resume/CV, two letters of recommendation, and submit a photocopy of a government issued identification.

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Inform Your Admission Representative of Your Decision

Make your decision and let us know your intentions. You will then complete an Enrollment Agreement, and we will save a place for you!

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