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Graduate Degree Programs

With diverse graduate degree programs in some of the most highly sought-after professional fields, the McKendree Graduate School has earned a reputation for academic excellence and dedication to helping students advance their careers. We combine affordability and a high-quality education when you decide to pursue your master’s or doctoral degree in business, education, nursing, criminal justice, or professional counseling. Whether you choose to learn in the classroom or online, our expert faculty are ready to work with you one-on-one to help you achieve your goals today!

MASTER'S DEGREES

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ)
Master of Arts in Education & Master of Arts in Teaching (MAED & MAT)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Dual Master of Science in Nursing & Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)


DOCTORAL DEGREES

Specialist in Education (EdS) / Doctor of Education (EdD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


OFFICE OF GRADUATE ADMISSION

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1-800-BEARCAT, ext. 6576

graduate@mckendree.edu

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Advanced Degrees By The Numbers

21
Graduate Programs Available
9
Online Graduate Programs Available
25
States Represented by Graduate Students
11
Average Graduate Class Size
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MBA Student in Classroom

MBA Degree

Master of Business Administration
 

Our MBA program for working professionals gives you the tools to excel in a host of industries, from small business start-ups to large corporations.

MAED Student Working with Professor at Board

MAED & MAT Degrees

Master of Arts in Education & Master of Arts in Teaching

Whether in class or online, you’ll benefit from dedicated faculty committed to helping you achieve your dreams as an educator.

Female Nursing Student

MSN Degree

Master of Science in Nursing
 

Whether you’re pursuing a career in nurse education, nurse management, or palliative care, our online MSN program will help you get there!

EdD Students at Commencement

EDD & EDS Degrees

Doctor of Education & Specialist in Education

Earn the highest degree in education through our accredited doctoral program that blends academic research with real world results.

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MACJ Degree

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
 

Our flexible curriculum lets you choose the courses most related to your career goals in law enforcement, corrections, and much more.

Female DNP Student

DNP Degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

If you have a passion for improving the future of healthcare, our DNP in Ethical Leadership will
give you the skills to make a difference in lives.

Counseling Session

CMHC Degree

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Our experienced faculty and small class sizes will ensure you’re thoroughly prepared for a life-changing career in professional counseling.

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