ESL Approved for F-1 Students

IAU has received adjudication from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and is able to issue the Form I-20 for English language training. IAU will be offering an English as a Second Language (ESL) program for F-1 students this upcoming Fall 2023.  Along with ESL, IAU is able to offer Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway […]

Executive DM Approved for F-1 Students

IAU launched the Doctor of Management (DM) program in Summer Session 2, 2002. The program has been offered exclusively only online internationally. Although a new program, the DM already underwent a revamp spearheaded by Program Chair, Dr. Alex Sherm. The DM program has been restructured to be more of an executive seminar-style program. The admissions requirements […]


The State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) is a unit of the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) charged with regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions operating in the state of California. Every few years the BPPE conducts an Announced Compliance Inspection on Approved institutions. The BPPE Announced Compliance Inspection is a […]

SEVP Grants IAU Recertification

After years of waiting, IAU has finally received its recertification! To demonstrate compliance, all Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools must go through the recertification process every two years. Recertification reassures its students, staff and the community that IAU is operating in compliance with SEVP and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.  IAU’s […]

New STEM Degree Programs, STEM OPT Extension

As announced, IAU received its long-awaited recertification. In addition to receiving recertification, IAU was approved to issue the Form I-20 for two (2) new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree programs. These programs are: MBA in Business Analytics (BAn) (CIP Code 30.7102) MBA in Management Information Systems (MIS) (CIP Code 11.0101) The benefit of graduating with […]

IAU Establishes Articulation with Collège Universel

Collège Universel (CU), located in Gatineau, Quebec, is a private college institution authorized and subsidized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Quebec. CU offers pre-university programs for preparation for pursuing university studies, certificate programs, and technical diplomas. IAU’s Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Richard Gayer, worked with Dominique Blais, CU’s Director of Development, […]