Graduate Students

Graduate Admission Requirements
Graduate Application Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate Degree Program

Having the desire for a brighter future is easy. Moving on it, striving for it, and making it happen…that’s the part that distinguishes ordinary professionals from extraordinary ones.  Completing an online graduate program sets apart individuals like you.

That’s why, at Marian University, we’ve designed our master’s and certificate programs the way we have in MPath. A carefully crafted approach that matches quality instruction from experts throughout our state with the personalized support, affordability, and convenience that is essential to you and your future.

Graduate Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for each Marian University graduate program vary. To learn what the requirements are for the program you are interested in, please visit that program’s information page.

Graduate Application Requirements

To be considered for admittance to a Marian University graduate program, you must first complete our free online application, and provide us with a personal statement and the official transcripts from any college you previously attended.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Marian offers both hybrid and fully online classes. All adult undergraduate and most Master’s Programs are available in a fully online format.
Yes. Marian University is proud to serve as a military friendly school. Please contact your military branch to have transcripts mailed to Marian during the Application process.
Marian University does have a bookstore where students can purchase books, apparel, and school supplies. The bookstore will price match with Amazon and Barnes & Noble;  price difference comes back as a gift card that can be used on future purchases. For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the bookstore directly by email or call: 920.923.7166.
If you have attended other regionally or nationally accredited institutions, please forward all official transcripts to:

Marian University
Adult and Online Studies Admission
45 S. National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

For more detailed questions, we encourage you to contact our Office of Financial Aid at 920.923.7614 or via email at
The length of time to complete a program at Marian is dependent on the number of credits offered in the program and number of credits transferred.

Graduate programs can vary from 18 months to 2 1/2 years.

Pending evaluation, students can transfer up to 9 credits into graduate programs.

All transfer credits are reviewed prior to transfer.

When you apply, please indicate on your application that you are a veteran.

Marian University has a veteran’s administrator on campus to assist with your benefits administration. Contact the Registrar’s Office at:

Master’s programs vary based on program and format. For Hybrid programs, dates and times may vary depending on if you participate in a clinical or practicum. Contact your advisor for additional information.
The class format varies based on graduate program.
Marian instructors hold a minimum of a master’s degree, with many bringing hands-on experience in their area of expertise.
Once you move through the admission process, you will be assigned an academic advisor. That advisor will assist you throughout your time at Marian University up to and through graduation.

Advisors vary based on program.