Continuing Education As a working professional, you understand the importance of continuing your education. As industries constantly evolve and change, it can be difficult to keep pace with current industry practices and standards. Pursuing a Master's Degree or enrolling in one of our Professional Certificate programs may give you a competitive advantage. If you are a graduate of AIU looking for a flexible, industry-focused program taught by industry specialists, then a graduate degree or certificate program may be the right choice for you. A benefit offered only to AIU alumni is the Lifelong Learning Grant. This grant is open to eligible AIU Online undergraduate alumni who wish to pursue an online Master's degree at AIU and can be applied directly toward tuition costs.