Graduate School Announcements


Graduate student named investment software fellow

July 24, 2020

Igor Gayday, a graduate student in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected for an investment fellowship from the Molecular Sciences Software Institute.

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Marquette offering mask matching in giving program


Marquette University has announced a new giving program where it is offering a logo-branded face mask for donors who contribute to benefit students who are training to be on the frontlines of health care. The gift will be matched with a mask given to a current Marquette student.

The mask giving campaign runs through July 24, with donations accepted online.


Marquette University professors receive $1.7 million grant for neuroscience research on substance use disorder in women


Dr. John Mantsch, chair and professor of biomedical sciences, and Dr. Matthew Hearing, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, received a $1.7 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for their neuroscientific study on substance use disorder in women.

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Doctoral students sweep Catholic Biblical Association of America’s Emerging Scholar Fellowship

Paul Cizek and Israel McGrew, doctoral theology students and graduate assistants in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, have each been awarded the Catholic Biblical Association of America’s 2020 Emerging Scholars Fellowship.


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Making humanities graduate education affordable

The Graduate School is providing a new tuition model for all incoming students in humanities graduate programs for Fall 2020. Take advantage of our three-year pilot program, which includes a 57-percent reduction in the student credit hour rate, resulting in a $500 per credit hour rate for students in the following M.A. programs: Christian Doctrine, English, History, Theology and Philosophy


Procedures for continuous enrollment courses

The Graduate School will now register graduate students for all continuous enrollment courses. Students should view the section titled “Registration – Continuous enrollment courses” to view the updated forms.

Forms must be downloaded and signed by the student and adviser before submission to the Graduate School.


"Bridge the City” Helps People Take Action


Trinity Fellows Kyle Hagge and Ben Rangel wanted to change the narrative in the media about Milwaukee and it's communities of color.  They started a podcast which hopes to change the narrative and help bridge and heal Milwaukee. 

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Nursing Assistant Professor and Schmitt Fellows Named President

Dora Clayton-Jones, assistant professor and Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellow in the College of Nursing, was named president of the International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates. "Some people think it’s cured. They are advancing science, but remedies like bone marrow transplants aren’t widely available. Gene therapy is still in development. So, we still have work to do in finding a cure and on the psychosocial level,” she said.

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U.S. News releases 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings

PA, MS in nursing and part-time MBA improve

U.S. News and World Report last week released its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings. Several Marquette programs moved up in the rankings, particularly those in health sciences, nursing and business.

The Physician Assistant Studies program in the College of Health Sciences is ranked 26, up from 40 previously.

In the College of Nursing, the Master of Science program moved up to 49 from 82, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program moved up slightly to 60 from 66.

The Graduate School of Management’s part-time MBA program is now ranked 48, up from 70 the year prior. The Executive MBA held relatively steady at 14 compared with 13 last year, and the graduate program in accounting is ranked 35 (19 previously). Additionally, the graduate programs in finance and supply chain management are ranked 31 and 14, respectively — neither program was ranked last year.

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Online computing program again moves up in U.S. News ranking to No. 11; online graduate nursing program ranked for first time ever


Marquette University’s online Master of Science in Computing program is ranked No. 11 by U.S. News and World Report in its 2019 list of Best Online Information Technology Programs. This is the second year in a row the program has been ranked in the Top 20 — it moved up from No. 18 last year and 21 the year prior.

According to U.S. News, the best online master’s in computer information technology programs are based on factors such as admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and academic and career support services offered to students. The methodology for IT rankings is available online.

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More graduate programs offered in 2019


We are excited to share three new programs being offered in 2019. We are currently accepting applications for the following programs:

To learn more about these programs, click on any of the above. Or if you'd like to speak to one of our recruiters or schedule a visit to learn more about these programs and our campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 


Behavior Analysis graduate program has a new building


The College of Arts & Sciences and the Graduate School have officially launched a new Behavior Analysis Program, a master’s and Ph.D. level specialization in the Department of Psychology. The program will be housed in a newly renovated building at 525 N. 6th St., the former site of Herzing University.

Led by two nationally recognized and award-winning researchers and clinicians, Dr. Jeff Tiger and Dr. Tiffany Kodak, the behavior analysis program began this semester and already has a full class.

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New Data Science Certificate program available


The Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences is proud to offer a new graduate certificate in data science, starting in fall 2018. The program is designed to connect data ethics, data analytics and data science skills with a variety of fields, and will be offered online. Students completing the certificate will be able to design and implement advanced strategies for analyzing big data, and create and present actionable information.

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Master of Health Care Data Analytics program offered


Graduate School has launched a new health care data analytics program that will start in fall 2018. The online interdisciplinary program combines mathematics, statistics, computer science, ethics, health care environment, regulations, industry, and process improvement. This combination is designed to bring the latest in the health care industry and the delivery of care and service, together with the tools of analysis and technology.

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Computing graduate program ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News


Marquette University’s online master of science in computing program has been ranked No. 18 by U.S. News and World Report in its 2018 list of Best Online Information Technology Programs. The ranking is an improvement over last year’s ranking of 21.

According to U.S. News, the best online master’s in computer information technology programs are based on factors such as admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and academic and career support services offered to students.


Online M.S. program for Supply Chain Management


The Marquette University Graduate School of Management is pleased to offer a new two-year master’s degree in supply chain management, starting fall 2018. The 31-credit program is designed for high-quality professional students who seek to grow their skills and develop effective, ethically based management techniques. The Master of Supply Chain Management program will be conveniently delivered online with the academic rigor students expect from Marquette University. The online delivery will be complemented with brief face-to-face residential workshops held at the beginning, middle and end of the program. 

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Poster printing available in Raynor Library

A new, convenient option for printing large color posters on campus is now available in Raynor Memorial Libraries. The Libraries’ Digital Media Studio can print posters up to 42 inches wide and customizable length, for use in poster sessions and presentations. Printing requests can be submitted online and picked up from the Digital Media Studio desk on the lower level of the Raynor Library. A wide range of file formats are accepted.

For the print request form, cost estimates, and file preparation tips, see the poster printing page. Questions can be directed to Joe Humer, Digital Media Studio supervisor, or call (414) 288-2140.


NCFDD membership free to Marquette graduate students

Marquette University has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent center dedicated to helping faculty, post-docs, and graduate students make successful transitions throughout their academic careers by providing professional development, training, and mentoring. NCFDD resources are applicable across disciplines and focus on a range of topics that include strategies for increasing productivity, maintaining work-family balance, managing time more effectively, resolving conflicts, and writing grants, among others.

With Marquette’s institutional membership, you can sign up for a sub-account at no cost; you will then gain access to:

  • The Monday Motivator weekly e-mail providing productivity tips
  • Monthly productivity webinars and multi-week courses
  • NCFDD Career Center resources
  • Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring and problem-solving
  • Access to audio recordings, slides, and transcripts of previous webinars
  • Monthly writing challenges and mentor matches

For technical assistance, contact NCFDD at 1.313.347.8485 e-mail:

For more information about Marquette’s institutional membership with NCFDD, please contact Gary Meyer, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs or William Welburn, Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion.