Overview

The University of St. Thomas has over 55 graduate degree programs that offer options for you to grow your career or advance in your field of study. With multiple programs, two campus locations and online learning, we provide opportunities and flexibility that will fit your schedule and lifestyle.

New or unique programs
The St. Thomas MA in Diversity Leadership program is an interdisciplinary degree, focused on diversity, equity and inclusion, which provides cultural competence to leaders ready to do meaningful work and to engrain DEI into the culture of their organizations.

Schools/departments

Graduate degree programs are offered in seven of our schools/colleges:

The admissions process is unique to each program. Visit our graduate programs website to find admission requirements and deadlines, costs and financial aid, and contact information for each of our schools and colleges.

Areas of study offered
Master's degrees

College of Arts and Sciences
Art History, MA
Catholic Studies, MA
Creative Writing and Publishing, MA
Diversity Leadership, MA
English, MA
Leadership in Student Affairs, MA
Music Education with Choral concentration, MA
Music Education with Instrumental concentration, MA
Music Education with Kodaly concentration, MA
Music Education with Orff Schulwerk concentration, MA
Music Education with Piano Pedagogy concentration, MA
Spanish, MA

Morrison Family College of Health
Counseling Psychology with Family Psychology Concentration, MA
Counseling Psychology, MA
Nursing, MSN
Social Work, MSW
Social Work, MSW (advanced standing)

Opus College of Business
Business Administration, MBA
Business Administration (Executive), MBA
Business Analytics, MS
Health Care Innovation, MS
Health Care, MBA

School of Divinity
Divinity - Lay program, MDiv
Divinity - Seminary program, MDiv
Pastoral Leadership, MA
Theology with Theology Generalist concentration, MA
Theology with Theology Research Track concentration, MA
Theology with Theology Specialist concentration, MA
Theology with Theology Specialist Track concentration, MA
Theology, MA

School of Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, MA
Educational Studies with Engineering Education concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with Hispanic Cultures, Literature and Linguistics concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with K-12 Reading Endorsement concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with Learning Technology and Innovation concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with Mathematics Education concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with Special Education concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies with Teaching College English concentration, MA (for licensed teachers)
Educational Studies, MA
Special Education with Academic Behavioral Strategist concentration, MA
Special Education with Autism Spectrum Disorders concentration, MA
Special Education with Developmental Disabilities concentration, MA
Special Education with Early Childhood Special Education concentration, MA
Special Education with Emotional Behavioral concentration, MA
Special Education with Learning Disabilities concentration, MA
Special Education, MA
Teaching with Chemistry (9-12) and General Science (5-8) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Communication Arts and Literature (5-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Elementary Education (K-6) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Instrumental Music Education (K-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Life Science (9-12) and General Science initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Mathematics (5-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Physics (9-12) and General Science initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Reading Endorsement (K-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Social Studies (5-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with Vocal Music Education (K-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching with World Languages and Culture-Spanish (K-12) initial licensure, MAT
Teaching, MAT

School of Engineering
Data Science, MS
Electrical Engineering with Communications and Signal Processing concentration, MS
Electrical Engineering with Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (IoT) concentration, MS
Electrical Engineering with Power Systems concentration, MS
Electrical Engineering with Smart Grid and Electric Vehicles concentration, MS
Electrical Engineering, MS
Information Technology, MS
Manufacturing Engineering, MS
Mechanical Engineering, MS
Regulatory Science, MS
Software Engineering, MS
Systems Engineering, MS
Technology Management, MS

Law degrees

Law and Business Administration (dual degree), JD and MBA
Law and Catholic Studies (dual degree), JD and MA
Law and Organization Ethics and Compliance (dual degree), JD and LLM
Law and Social Work (dual degree), JD and MSW
Law with Organizational Ethics and Compliance concentration, JD
Law, JD
Organizational Ethics and Compliance, LLM
Organizational Ethics and Compliance, MSL
U.S. Law, LLM

Doctoral or post-master's degrees

Morrison Family College of Health
Counseling Psychology, PsyD
Social Work, DSW

School of Education
Educational Leadership and Learning with a Music Education concentration, EdD
Educational Leadership and Learning, EdD
Educational Specialist with Director of Special Education licensure, EdS
Educational Specialist with Principal licensure, EdS

Graduate certificates

College of Arts and Sciences
Catholic School Leadership graduate certificate
Eurhythmics graduate certificate
Hispanic Cultures, Literature and Linguistics graduate certificate
Kodaly graduate certificate
Mission and Culture of Catholic Education graduate certificate
Museum Studies graduate certificate
Orff Schulwerk graduate certificate
Piano Pedagogy graduate certificate
Teaching Art History graduate certificate
Teaching College Art History graduate certificate
Teaching College English graduate certificate
Teaching World Music graduate certificate

Opus College of Business
Business Analytics graduate certificate
Digital Experience graduate certificate
Digital Transformation graduate certificate
Global Business graduate certificate
Integrated Marketing Communications graduate certificate
Omnichannel Strategy graduate certificate
Strategic Growth graduate certificate
Strategic Risk and Responsibility graduate certificate
Transformational Change and Organization Development graduate certificate

School of Education
Autism Spectrum Disorders graduate certificate

School of Engineering
Advanced Manufacturing graduate certificate
Artificial Intelligence graduate certificate
Big Data graduate certificate
Full Stack Development graduate certificate
Healthcare AI graduate certificate
Manufacturing Systems graduate certificate
Medical Device Development graduate certificate
Power, Electronics and Systems graduate certificate
Technology Leadership graduate certificate

Licensure preparation programs (post-undergraduate)

Morrison Family College of Health
Social Work licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)

School of Education
Chemistry (9-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Communication Arts & Literature (5-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Developmental Disabilities licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Director of Special Education licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Early Childhood Special licensure prep program licensure (post-undergraduate)
Elementary licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Emotional Behavioral Disabilities licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Instrumental Music (K-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Learning Disabilities licensure prep program prep program (post-undergraduate)
Life Science (9-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Mathematics (5-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Physics (9-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Principal K-12 licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Reading Teacher (K-12) licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Social Studies (9-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Spanish (K-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Special Education Director licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Superintendent licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)
Vocal Music (K-12) concentration licensure prep program (post-undergraduate)

Where classes are held
Varies by program. Courses are held at our St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses, as well as online.

Contact information

Other Student paths

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Transfer

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