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Graduate Student Admissions

Focused on your success

You can earn a Master’s degree, Doctoral degree or complete licensure coursework while maintaining your career. Courses offer flexible formats to support recent graduates and working adults equally. Our graduate core offers students the opportunity to interact with students from other programs, providing a broad learning experience.

Learn more about our programs online or by contacting our professional graduate admissions staff.

Graduate program highlights

Today, employers are looking for specialists—those with specialized knowledge and skill-sets. Earning a master’s or doctoral degree gives you an enormous advantage in the job market and makes you more attractive to future employers.

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Innovative MBA Program

With the potential to complete degree requirements in less than two years, Stritch’s MBA program balances a global business perspective with the ethical foundation that shapes transformational leaders for the 21st century.

More than a degree

See Berdie's story to understand more about what your graduate education from Stritch can mean to you, your family and the community.

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Dr. Berdie Cowser, '07, '18

Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service

I came to Stritch for my MBA because, while being a full-time student as well as a parent, I needed the flexibility to raise my children and work every day. The program felt right, and I loved it so much I came back for my Ph.D.

Veterans and active duty military

In appreciation of your service

Whether transitioning to a new career or seeking education to advance within the military, Stritch has helped veterans and active duty personnel succeed. Stritch participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program so we can help an unlimited number of active-duty personnel and veterans continue their education.

We also offer the Stritch Military Grant. It is awarded to full-time undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students who are in active military duty, veteran(s) or have proof of an honorable discharge, and to students who are married to an individual currently deployed. Eligible students can receive up to a 25% tuition reduction.

Discover Stritch online

Flexibility you need. Students in our online programs enjoy both the convenience and flexibility of online learning and our personal touch. Stritch serves learners by enriching and transforming their lives by creating a learner centric educational environment that exemplifies the Franciscan values in every learner interaction. 

Available Online Programs

Getting started

Learn how to get started with FASFA

Who should file a FAFSA?

All U.S. citizens and permanent residents seeking to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree are eligible to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of Financial Aid will rely on this information to locate grants, loans, and need-based scholarships to help you fund your education. International students should not file the FAFSA.

Should I submit an admissions application first?

Yes. New students should submit an application for admission before starting the financial aid process. This helps our counselors locate additional scholarships and grants based on your academic performance, affiliations, and financial need. Apply online:


Summer 2021

First Day of Summer Term May 17
Memorial Day May 31 (University Closed)
Independence Day Break July 4 (University Closed)
Last Day to Withdraw Prior to the 2/3 point of class
Graduation Application Deadline August 15 for August Degree Conferral
Last Day of Summer Term August 15
Degree Conferral Date August 20

Summer Break is June 28 to July 4 (1 week): This break falls within some of the summer term modules

Summer Term Modules

May 17 - August 15 12-week module
May 31 - August 1 8-week module
May 17 - June 27 First 6-week module
July 5 - August 15 Second 6-week module
May 31 - June 27 First 4-week module
July 5 - August 2 Second 4-week module
August 2 - August 15 2-week module

Meet your admissions counselors

Kirsten Brown

Senior Admissions Counselor

Enrollment Management - Admissions Graduate

(414) 410-4061

Nicole M. Horvath

Assistant Director of Admissions for Adult and Professional Studies

Enrollment Management - Admissions Graduate

(414) 410-4709

Susan D. Slonac

Senior Director of Adult, Graduate & Professional Studies Admissions

Enrollment Management - VP's Office

(414) 410-4062

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