Graduate Degrees

Meeting the growing demand for skilled professionals.

We prepare you to address the ongoing challenges of organizations and become a leader for a more just and humane world.

We offer on-campus, online, and hybrid online/on-campus programs taught by faculty who are experts in their fields and outstanding teachers.

  • Focus on real-world application
  • Internships and practicums
  • Scholarships available; see information specific to each program.

Graduate Admissions

Arts Leadership

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The MFA in Arts Leadership empowers the next generation of leaders to meet the complex challenges of managing arts organizations. Our students come from around the world for our small classes, practicums in local arts organizations, and experienced directors of arts organizations among our faculty. Classes meet evenings and weekends.

Couples and Family Therapy

Family's handsThe Master of Arts in Couples and Family Therapy is committed to educating compassionate and competent couples and family therapists who work with clients across cultural locations and faith traditions. This is a two-year, 56-credit program. Classes are taught weekdays and select evenings and weekends and during the second year, students intern for 14 to 18 hours per week at clinical sites.

Criminal Justice, Criminology & Forensics

Two officers talking.Our graduate programs prepare students to work in law enforcement, courts, victim services, academia, and research and policy agencies in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Classes for the Master in Criminal Justice are designed for working professionals and meet evenings and weekends. Our asynchronous Online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program allows you to complete your degree in two years on your timeline. The Crime Analysis Certificate Program is offered online only.


Students and faculty in Human Performance LabThe graduate program in Kinesiology is an integrated study of movement encompassing the physiological, mechanical, and behavioral aspects of physical activity.

Students have the option to pursue a research track or an applied track.

Nonprofit Leadership

Man standing in front of Campus Center signOur programs combine the latest in leadership theory with the practical skills and dexterity required to meet the varied challenges of the nonprofit sector. Our graduates make mission-critical decisions that result in sustainable organizations and communities. Classes for the Master in Nonprofit Leadership are designed for working professionals and meet evenings and weekends. The courses in the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership are conducted online with students coming together on campus one Saturday each month.


Two women seated and talking.The Master of Arts in Psychology is based in the existential-phenomenological traditions of humanistic psychology. We offer students a rich foundation for the practice of psychotherapy grounded in the disciplines of psychology, philosophy, and psychopathology. An extensive practicum in a local agency prepares students for success as psychotherapists in private practice, hospitals, and clinics. Classes meet on campus evenings and weekends.

Public Administration

Karinda Harris, woman standing in front of City Hall sign.Our graduate programs emphasize experiential learning with a blend of management theory and public policy analysis. Students receive a holistic education that promotes service to diverse communities. Our graduates enter rewarding positions in local, state, and federal governments as well as in nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad.

Social Work

Woman sitting in front of leafy shrub.Our social justice-focused, community-based, clinical program prepares students for an advanced clinical social work practice. The two-year MSW is designed for individuals without a BSW degree.  The ten-month Advanced Standing MSW is designed for BSW graduates from accredited institutions Built on a strong foundation of generalist practice, students engage in all aspects of social work practice including psychotherapy and counseling, crisis intervention, case management, client-centered advocacy, consultation, supervision, and organizational management.

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