Create Professional Career Opportunities
Create the next step in your career through one of Mount Mary University’s nine coed master’s or doctoral degree programs. Flexible class schedules—day, evening, or accelerated formats—combined with individual face-to-face time with your professors will prepare you to advance professionally and to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing workplace.
Our graduate programs also will prepare you to be a critical and creative scholar, as well as an ethical and just leader with a global perspective who puts knowledge into transforming action.
- Master of Arts in Education – options available for a professional development master’s, earning a reading license or Waldorf Teacher Certification, or specializing in urban education
- Master of Arts in English – concentrations in writing for children and young adults, creative writing, professional writing and broad-based writing
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) – an accelerated degree program tracks in general management and health systems leadership
- Master of Science in Art Therapy – an accredited program that prepares you to become a certified art therapist
- Master of Science in Counseling or Post-Master’s in Counseling – concentrations in clinical mental health and school counseling
- Master of Science in Dietetics or Dietetics Internship Program– two different program options for advancing your dietetics career based on your current experience and certifications
- Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – the largest occupational therapy in Wisconsin
- Occupational Therapy Post-Professional Master's -- new!
- Occupational Therapy Post-Professional Doctorate -- new!
- Professional Doctorate of Art Therapy – the first program of its kind in the United States
How to Apply for Admission
All graduate students are required to have a bachelor’s or equivalent degree. A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4-point scale is required; specific programs may have higher GPA requirements. The GRE or GMAT tests are not required for graduate admission to Mount Mary.
Deadlines: Each graduate program has its own application deadlines. Click on the graduate program link above for details on admission requirements and instructions.
U.S. students: To apply for graduate study at Mount Mary, follow these steps:
- Complete the online Graduate Student Application for master’s degree programs or Doctoral Student Application for doctorate programs.
- Submit the $45 application fee which is waived for Mount Mary alumnae.
- Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate courses. These must be sent directly from the institution attended to Mount Mary.
- Complete any additional program-specific application requirements. Click on the program link above for details on individual program requirements.
International students: We recommend all international students start the admission process at least 6 months in advance of the semester in which you want to enroll. See international graduate student application instructions and requirements.
Apply, Visit or Get More Info
- Apply online
- Schedule a campus visit by contacting your graduate admission counselor
- Complete the graduate inquiry form to receive more information about graduate programs
- Get frequently asked questions about the admission process answered
- Learn about graduate financial aid, scholarships and assistantships
- Read Mount Mary’s Principles and Characteristics of Graduate Education (PDF)
Office for Graduate Education
For questions about graduate programs, contact the:
Office for Graduate Education
Physical location: Notre Dame Hall, Room 152
Mailing address: Office for Graduate Education, Mount Mary University, 2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53221-4597
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday