New graduate and professional programs

Marquette added the following graduate and professional programs in 2016–17.


Certificate Programs

Post-master’s Certificate in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PSMH)

This program prepares the nurse who already has a master of science in nursing to become academically eligible for certification as an advanced practice nurse.

This certificate prepares the student to provide a wide range of mental health services to clients across the lifespan as an advanced practice registered nurse. Graduates are academically eligible to take the national certification examination for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 

Master’s Programs

Master of Arts in Corporate Communication

The master of arts in corporate communication combines the skills of communication and business to ensure that the chief communication officer is properly prepared to make global, strategic decisions for their company. This interdisciplinary master of arts in corporate communication degree is offered jointly by the Graduate School of Management and the Diederich College of Communication. The program allows for the expertise of multiple disciplines to prepare students for an increasingly complex communication landscape. The program focuses on communication as an executive level function, and course work includes topics such as: organizational communication, accounting and finance, international business and communication, corporate advocacy, and organizational leadership. The program reflects Marquette’s commitment to developing students’ abilities as ethical leaders with an understanding of corporate social responsibility in a global environment. As such, the degree prepares graduates to be ethical and informed communication leaders. 

Accelerated Degree Programs (ADP)

Accelerated degree programs are designed to give Marquette University undergraduates a more efficient means to obtain a master's degree in selected areas. 

Master of Art in Philosophy

STEM Bachelor–MBA

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    Bachelor degrees added:
    • Biocomputing (BIOC)
    • Bioelectronics (BIOE)
    • Biomechanics (BIOM)
    • Civil Engineering (CIEN)
    • Computer Engineering (COEN)
    • Construction Engineering (CNEN)
    • Electrical Engineering (ELEN)
    • Environmental Engineering (ENEN)
    • Mechanical Engineering (MEEN)
    • Psychology (PYSC)

Doctoral Programs

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering – New Specialization: Bioengineering

Bioengineering is the application of experimental and analytical techniques based on the engineering sciences to the development of biologics, materials, devices, implants, processes and systems that advance biology and medicine, and improve medical practice and health care. The joint doctoral program in bioengineering is a collaborative effort between Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin that aims to translate engineering technologies to clinical practice.