Focused on your success
What motivates you?
What are your goals and dreams?
Stritch has dozens of graduate programs which instill the values, vision and technical expertise to you get there. With small class sizes and faculty who are dedicated to your success, we are sure you will find one that is right for you.
Be part of a University that prepares learners to succeed and lead in a diverse and ever-changing world. The transformational academic programs at Stritch are designed to prepare the whole person for achievement in the communities where they live, work and lead.
Most programs do not require GRE/GMAT. Our professional Graduate Admissions team members are available to provide all program, application and financial details.
Stritch's degree programs vary in length, mode of delivery, and tuition. Program courses can be in-person, online, or hybrid depending on the program requirements. In light of COVID, Stritch has added more options to many programs to ensure the safety of our students and faculty.
Learn more about your specific program and talk to one of our professional admissions counselors to learn about start dates, tuition and more.
MS Management in Leadership
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Sport & Recreation Business
MA Clinical/General Psychology
MA Pastoral Studies
On Any Stritch Graduate Program
Ph.D. Programs from Stritch
Doctoral programs are specially designed to integrate leadership, service, research and values, preparing graduates for the dynamic opportunities that their doctoral degree opens for them.
- Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service
- Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Healthcare
- Language and Literacy
- Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education
- Special Education
Additional Information for Graduate Students
Veterans and active duty military
In appreciation of your service
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.
Learn more about our Veteran Services here.
Funding your education
- Half-Time enrollment (3 credits per semester) required to receive federal loan funds.
- File a FAFSA.
- Can use federal funding with employer reimbursement.
Contact Stritch's Office of Financial Aid for more information
Regional Educators Tuition Program
A reputation of excellence in teacher development, leadership development, literacy and language development and civic engagement.
Educators and administrators from districts or schools in select regions are eligible for a 20% reduction from published tuition.This offer is available to new full-time students who enroll in select certificate, master’s or doctoral degree programs in the College of Graduate Studies. This exclusive scholarship cannot be combined with other scholarship programs or offers. Don’t wait to take advantage of this opportunity!
Eligible programs include:
• M.A. in Inclusive Education • M.A. in Language and Literacy/316 Certification • M.A. in Special Education/Extended Certification • M.A. in Teaching • M.A. in Urban Special Education • M.S. in Educational Leadership • M.S. in Higher Education Student Affairs • Doctorate in Language and Literacy • Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service (Ph.D.) • Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education (Ph.D.) • Doctorate in Special Education • Director of Special Education and Pupil Services Certification • District Administrator Licensure • English as a Second Language Licensure
Participating School Districts are Located in These Counties:• Dane
Catholic Educators Tuition Program
Cardinal Stritch University is known for teacher development, leadership development, literacy and language development and civic engagement.
Full- or part-time teachers and personnel at Catholic elementary or secondary schools in Wisconsin are eligible for a 50% reduction from our published tuition. This exclusive scholarship cannot be combined with other scholarship programs or offers. Don’t wait to take advantage of this opportunity.
M.A. in Teaching • M.S. in Educational Leadership • M.A. in Language and Literacy/ 1316 Reading Teacher Licensure • M.A. in Psychology • M.S. in Sport & Recreation Business • M.A. in Pastoral Studies
|First Day of Classes||August 28*|
|Last Day of Drop/Add||September 1 at 5 p.m.*|
|Labor Day||September 4 (University Closed)|
|Graduation Application Deadline||October 1 for December Conferral|
|Stritch Service Day||October 5*|
|Long Weekend||October 20-21*|
|Last Day to Withdraw||November 3 at 5 p.m. *|
|Registration Begins for Spring and Summer 2023||November 6|
|Thanksgiving Break||November 23-November 26 (University Closed)|
|Last Day of Classes||December 11*|
|Exam Makeup Day||December 16* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)|
|Degree Conferral Date||December 24|
|Holiday Break||December 22-January 1 (University Closed)|
*Applies to regular 16-week courses
Fall Term Modules
|August 28 - December 17||Traditional 16-week term|
|August 21 - November 12||First 12-week module|
|September 4 - November 26||Second 12-week module|
|October 2 - December 24||Third 12-week module|
|August 28 - October 22||First 8-week module|
|October 30 - December 24||Second 8-week module|
|August 21 - October 1||First 6-week module|
|October 2 - November 12||Second 6-week module|
|November 13 - December 24||Third 6-week module|
|September 4 - October 1||First 4-week module|
|October 2 - October 29||Second 4-week module|
|October 30 - November 26||Third 4-week module|
|November 27 - December 24||Fourth 4-week module|
|August 21 - September 3||First 2-week module|
|December 11 - December 24||Second 2-week module|
|Registration Begins for Spring 2023||October 31, 2022|
|Dr. Martin Luther King Day||January 16 (University Closed)|
|First Day of Classes||January 23*|
|Last Day of Drop/Add||January 27 at 5 p.m.*|
|Graduation Application Deadline||March 1 for May Conferral|
|Spring Break||March 6-10*|
|Easter Break||April 6-10 (University Closed April 7-9)|
|Registration Begins for Fall 2023||April 11|
|Last Day to Withdraw||April 14 at 5 p.m.*|
|Last Day of Classes||May 15*|
|Exams||May 13, 16-19*|
|Exam Makeup Day||May 20* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)|
|Commencement Ceremony||May 21|
|Degree Conferral Date||May 21|
*Applies to regular 16-week courses
Spring Term Modules
|January 16 – April 9||First 12-week module|
|January 30 – April 23||Second 12-week module|
|February 27 – May 21||Third 12-week module|
|January 23 – March 19||First 8-week module|
|March 27 – May 21||Second 8-week module|
|January 16 – February 26||First 6-week module|
|February 27 – April 9||Second 6-week module|
|April 10 – May 21||Third 6-week module|
|January 30 – February 26||First 4-week module|
|February 27 – March 26||Second 4-week module|
|March 27 – April 23||Third 4-week module|
|April 24 – May 21||Fourth 4-week module|
|January 16 – January 29||First 2-week module|
|May 8 – May 21||Second 2-week module|