The Graduate College

Develop advanced skills in professional programs at the certificate, master’s and doctoral levels.


    We offer rigorous programs for women and men.

    When you are accepted to St. Kate’s as a graduate student, you are admitted into The Graduate College. St. Kate’s established a separate college for graduate studies so we could admit women and men seeking an advanced degree. Most traditional undergraduate students enter through The College for Women.

    At the heart of The Graduate College is our focus on social justice and global citizenship. You will learn advanced skills for ethical leadership, critical thinking, applied research and communication. And, when you graduate, you will feel equipped as a thought leader in your profession and a change agent for the world.

    Discover the certificate, master’s and doctoral degree programs available at St. Kate’s from our four academic schools.

The School of Business welcomes student interested in advancing their career. Many of our programs are available online or offer a hybrid of online collaboration and evening/weekend classroom instruction.

The Henrietta Schmoll School of Health prepares you to address changing patterns in healthcare delivery and shifts in workforce demands. The School is continually evaluating and responding to healthcare education needs to keep you on the cutting edge.

The School of Social Work features a single, cohesive faculty, whose members teach on the campuses of St. Kate’s and the University of St. Thomas. As a graduate student, you’ll find support for lifelong learning and community engagement.

The School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences offers advanced degrees that emphasize the University’s social justice and equity teachings.


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1 university. 4 schools.
100+ fields of study.

As a graduate student, you’ll enter the University through the Graduate College for women and men, then pursue your field of study through one of St. Kate’s four schools.

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