Mount Mary College
Graduate education at Mount Mary 2900 North Menomonee River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
Phone: 414-256-1252 / 414-443-3657 Web Site: www.mtmary.edu/graduate.htm
College provides academic and
professional advancement opportunities
About Mount Mary
to women and men that are consistent
with the institutional mission of the Location: 80-acre campus on the northwest side of Milwaukee
College. The graduate programs offer Year Founded: 1913
master’s degrees, professional continuing Sponsorship: School Sisters of Notre Dame
education, and advanced personal President: Eileen Schwalbach, Ph.D.
enrichment courses of study. Mount Mary
Associate Dean for Graduate Education:
provides graduate education that results
Douglas J. Mickelson, Ph.D.
in students who are committed to being
Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the
critical and creative scholars, ethical and
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
just human beings with a global
perspective, and leaders who put Admission to Graduate Studies
knowledge into transforming action. All applicants must submit the following:
• A completed application form, available online.
Contact Information: (Apply online at https://my.mtmary.edu/ICS/Admissions/)
Office of Graduate Education • A $45 non-refundable application fee. Application fee is waived
for Mount Mary College alumnae.
Phone: (414) 256-1252
• Official transcripts documenting previous academic study from all
(414) 443-3657 universities or colleges attended, embossed with the school seal, must
E-mail: email@example.com be sent directly from the issuing institution to Mount Mary’s Office of
Graduate Education. Applicants with course work in progress toward
Office Hours: the fulfillment of a degree are required to submit official final transcripts
Monday-Thursday verifying receipt of their degree after completing the course work.
8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. • A minimum grade point average of 2.75 based on a 4-point scale;
Friday 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. individual programs requirements may vary.
• Each specific degree program may require additional documentation.
Please visit www.mtmary.edu for additional information regarding
Mount Mary College Graduate Programs
All graduate programs at Mount Mary College are open to women and men.
Doctorate of Art Therapy: Mount Mary College is proud to offer the first degree of its kind
in the United States. The Doctorate of Art Therapy is a practitioner-oriented advanced degree
that prepares already credentialed art therapists with competencies over and above those of
the master’s level professionals. The Doctorate of Art Therapy is designed to enhance students’
professional knowledge with organizational, supervisory, administrative, and consulting skills
needed to advance their career as leaders and trendsetters in diverse health, non-profit
organizations, arts, and community settings. www.mtmary.edu/arttherapy/doctorate.htm
Master of Science in Art Therapy: The Art Therapy program is grounded in a profound
belief in the healing power of the arts and creative process. Students are offered a depth-oriented
program in which they learn to formulate theories and practice from within the context of
their lives, thus preparing them to help others. Art therapy is a profession founded on art and
psychology, and applicants must have sufficient undergraduate preparation in these areas.
The Art Therapy program is accredited by the American Art Therapy Association.
Master of Business Administration (MBA): The MBA is designed to provide the student
in-depth skills and knowledge in the functional areas of business. The MBA is a 36 credit degree
program provided in an accelerated format, stressing strong quantitative skills along with
qualitative proficiency. Emphasizing leadership, ethics and communication skills within a global
environment, the program will develop professional, competent and ethical leaders and managers
meeting the needs and expectations of employers. www.mtmary.edu/mba.htm
Master of Science in Counseling: The Counseling program has three concentrations:
Clinical Mental Health, Community, and School Counseling. Each concentration prepares
students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in community
and clinical mental health agency settings or schools. Toward that end, the curriculum
includes content about the mental health movement, professional identity issues, structures
and operations of professional organizations, diversity issues, ethical issues, counseling theories
and techniques, clinical assessment and diagnosis, co-occurring disorders and ways and means
to design, implement, and evaluate interventions that occur in community agency settings or
schools. Post-masters certificates are also available in each of the three concentrations.
Master of Science in Dietetics: The Dietetics program was the first graduate program at
Mount Mary and has a history of offering quality dietetic education. The mission of the program
is to strengthen the academic background of dietetic practitioners, so that these men and women
may excel as practitioners. Because the degree is in dietetics, not nutritional science or food
Unleash science, the student is required to either have had an undergraduate degree in nutrition or
dietetics from a program accredited by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) or the
Your Potential equivalent coursework to be eligible to take the registration examination for the ADA.
Master of Arts in Education: The Education degree program is specifically designed to offer
www.mtmary.edu/graduate.htm teachers the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge base and to broaden their repertoire of
instructional skills. The 30-credit program offers professional development for early childhood
teachers, elementary teachers, middle school teachers, and high school teachers. Coursework
leading to licenses in reading (316) or adaptive education (859) may be incorporated into
the program. www.mtmary.edu/masterofartsedu.htm
Master of Arts in English – Writing Concentration: The English program provides students
with a breadth of graduate level writing instruction in creative writing, professional writing, or
both. The curriculum draws on the philosophical tradition that stresses the importance of
thought, expression and ethical action in society. Advanced, specialized writing courses also
provide the opportunity to develop areas of interest in depth. www.mtmary.edu/writing.htm
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy is a health profession
that focuses on redesigning daily occupations in order to maximize independence in living.
The program provides professional education resulting in skilled hands-on practitioners who
are client-centered and holistic in their approach to health care. The program emphasizes a
commitment to ethical practice, professional growth, advocacy and leadership based on
professional and personal values. The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the
414-256-1252 Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. www.mtmary.edu/ot.htm