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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, health administration, education, nursing, athletic training, 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.  Take the first step!


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Health Administration (MHA)  -  Starting in Fall 2020
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 Athletic Training (MSAT)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)


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



Corporate Finance

Cyber Defense

Digital Marketing

Human Resource Management



PHR® and SPHR® Certification Exam Study Course

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Advanced Degrees By The Numbers

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Graduate School

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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.

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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.

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MSN Degree

Master of Science in Nursing

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

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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.

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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.

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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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