Equip Yourself to Truly Serve.

Empower others to fully live. 

At Marquette University Graduate School, you'll gain the foundational knowledge and the practical skills you need to immediately begin a fulfilling career. Work with faculty to pursue your specific interests, gain valuable clinical training and become an accomplished researcher and able client advocate in the process. 

Graduate as a sought-after professional with the perspective to effect change, lead people and ultimately Be The Difference for those who deserve it most.


We serve something greater than ourselves. 

Excellence. Faith. Leadership. Service. 

These four words form the foundation of our mission and guide every decision we make. You'll hear them often and see them in action every day. 

Grad FactsMarquette Hall

3,000+ Grad / Professional Students

53% Women | 47% Men

69% Full-Time | 31% Part-Time

Students come from 47 states & 32 countries



Serve those without a voice. 

counseling and psychology programsYou'll learn to promote the ideals of social justice and equality as a mental health professional. And because our urban location offers a unique chance to work with underserved populations, you'll put those principles into practice while you're still in school. 

Hands-on experiences

We take a leadership role in convening organizations and individuals across Milwaukee so that we can work together to create better communities and elevate standards of living for all. As a result, we've created many connections with area organizations and ongoing relationships with partners. 

Partners include: West Allis School District, Wauwatosa School District, New Berlin School District, Rogers Memorial High School, Rogers Memorial High School, Childynamics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, West Grove Clinic, Benedict Center, Ascension Hospitals, Catholic Charities, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, Medical College of Wisconsin

State-of-the-art clinics and faculty labs



Faculty Labs
where grad students
work as research assistants

You'll find several opportunities for graduate students to practice and refine clinical skills under the close supervision and guidance of clinical faculty. Clinics offer treatment to the general Marquette community, including its Milwaukee neighborhood.

Come for the education. Stay for the city.

Marquette is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a beautiful city on the shore of Lake Michigan. Our restaurants, shopping and entertainment are comparable to larger metropolitan cities, just without the hustle and bustle. Getting around from place to place is easy and you'll find our friendly, Midwestern vibe infectious. To learn more, visitmilwaukee.org

Milwaukee Cityscape

1.5M People

One of the Top U.S. Cities by Population

1 Great Lake (Michigan)

4 Professional Sports Teams

10.2 miles of shoreline

15,000 acres of parks

1.5 hours from Chicago

1 hour from Madison

Community partnerships 

Working for mental health equality

A collaborative team at Marquette and several Milwaukee community organizations recently won a $250,000 grant to create the New Step Clinic. The clinic will serve Milwaukee Families adversely impacted by racial and socioeconomic heath disparities and offer a centrally located site for comprehensive, trauma-informed evaluation, assessment and treatment of mental and developmental health conditions.

Renewing the Near West Side

It began with a conversation between Marquette and Harley-Davidson and grew from there. Corporations, institutions and neighbors united to create the Near West Side Partners, a collaborative model of community redevelopment. 

Take the next steps toward your future

Speak to our recruiter for more information about any of these programs. 

Graduate Admission Counselor

Jordan Mason

phone: (414) 288-0327

email: jordan.l.mason@marquette.edu

Start your application process online