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. Creating ethical and just leaders with a global perspective. Our graduate programs give you the power to turn knowledge into transformable 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 – a flexible program in creative writing and professional/new media 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, clinical rehabilitation, 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 program 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)
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 53222-4597Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday