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The foundation of our strategic partnership is in the shared set of values surrounding the importance of higher education, ethical leadership, and service to the community.

Welcome to Stritch! We look forward to a long partnership with you.

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Top Programs for Baird Employees

Enhance your career with any of Stritch's degree and non-degree programs.


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Tuition reduction

Baird employees will receive a tuition reduction which will apply to the:

  • MBA program
  • other undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and
  • professional development courses.

Incentives also apply to students benefiting from Baird’s employee reimbursement plan.

For the exact tuition reduction please contact a Cardinal Stritch University representative listed below.

Admission requirements

MBA Applicants:
  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA in all undergraduate work. Baird employees may be accepted with an undergraduate GPA of 2.5. However, for GPA < 2.50 an interview will be conducted to
  • determine conditional acceptance.
  • 3 years full time work experience post high school. Submit resume with application.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Funding your education

Financial aid is available for graduate students:
  • 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

Transfer credit acceptance

A maximum of nine (9) graduate credits may be transferred from another accredited college or university.

Dates and deadlines

2020 Business Program Cohort Start Dates:
  • Spring: April 6th
  • Summer: May 18th
  • Summer: July 6th
  • Fall: August TBD
Max Class Sizes: 30 Students
Multiple cohorts can be made available if demand warrants.

Other programs have varied start dates. Please contact a Stritch representative for details.

Cohorts are filled as applications are accepted.
Application deadlines: Applications must be complete 3 weeks prior to cohort start.
Early application is encouraged.

Your Key Contacts at Stritch

Janette M. Braverman

Executive Director of External Partnerships

Enrollment Management - VP's Office

(414) 410-4004

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