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Graduate School

Welcome to the Graduate School at Madonna University! I thank you for your interest in exploring the graduate programs at Madonna University. With over three decades of providing graduate education and more than 30 graduate degree and certificate programs, including a doctoral program (the Doctor of Nursing Practice) we offer a vibrant array of graduate programs from which to choose.

Dr. Deborah Dunn
Dr. Deborah Dunn
Dean of the Graduate School
I believe that you will find our programs offer the focused curriculum that today’s professional and graduate students are seeking. Our programs provide individuals with specialized knowledge in a field of study, in a values-based, global and service- oriented context that prepares individuals for career-ready professional roles in public, private, profit and non-profit organizations.

Our graduate faculty are experts in their fields and engage students in intensive study and research to develop their knowledge, professional skill-set and a holistic definition of their professional roles that acknowledges the moral-ethical and values dimension of their fields.

The Graduate School is committed to excellence in graduate education and your success and intellectual development as a graduate student. I urge you to explore our website for information about our graduate programs, if you have questions please do not hesitate to contact our talented Graduate School Staff for additional information and direction. Visit our campus, meet our faculty and experience the warm welcoming atmosphere of Madonna University.

Once again, thank you for your interest in the Graduate School.

Graduate Programs

Graduate School News

Grad School iPad Giveaway Winner

Graduate School iPad Giveaway Winner!!!

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Who's Who

Over 100 MU Graduate Students Inducted Into the 2014 Who's Who!

Each year, a select group of students are nominated to accept one of the most prestigious awards [...]

Employee Grad Tuition Scholarship Recipients

Employee Grad Tuition Scholarship Recipients Are All Smiles!

Each Fall and Winter semester the GRADUATE School offers employee graduate tuition scholarships [...]

Prospective Graduate Students

Off Campus Visit or Recruitment Events – a listing of places and dates of the recruitment events we will be at

On Campus Recruitment & Informational Events

  • Grad Open House, November 3, 2014: Room 2102 

Visit our main campus; speak with graduate faculty and alumni. Get started on your graduate education at one of these convenient events! More details will be coming soon!

Schedule an individual appointment with an admission officer to tour the campus, go over the application process, or discuss available graduate programs.

Admission Forms

Letter of Recommendation Form
All Graduate School applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from professional associates. Only recommendation forms received by the Graduate School in an envelope sealed and signed by the recommender across the back seal will be accepted.

Transcript Request Form
All Graduate School applicants must have official transcripts sent to the Graduate School from any and all universities and/or colleges they have attended. Only official transcripts sent directly to the Graduate School from the schools are acceptable as admission credentials.

Statement of Goals/Purpose
Many of the graduate programs require applicants to submit a Statement of Goals/Purpose with their application materials. Applicants may use the provided form or submit a word document outlining their interest and goals for enrolling in the program.

Criminal History Form
Applicants to the Master of Science in Clinical Psychology program must complete and submit a Criminal History Form with their other required application materials.

Graduate Non-Degree Registration Form

Take a Virtual Graduate School Visit


Schedule an Individual Visit:

  • Learn about the Admissions Process
  • Tips for a strong application
  • Tour Campus
  • Meet Faculty

To schedule and individual visit please contact the Graduate School at

Newly Admitted Students - Next Steps

  • File your FAFSA
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor
  • Get your Madonna OneCard & ID
  • Register for Classes
  • How to Succeed in Grad School
  • Grad School for Busy Professionals

Current Students

  • Academic Program Focus
  • Theses & Graduate Capstone Project Guidelines
  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Graduation Information
  • Professional Development
    • Networking - An Essential Skill
  • References and Resources
  • Scholarships & Awards
  • External Funding Opportunities
  • Statistics Help
  • Center for Research