Listed are majors and areas of concentration within the graduate degrees awarded through the designated academic departments.

Business
Master of Business Administration
(Department of Business Administration, School of Business)

Education
Master of Arts
Major in Teaching
Concentrations in inclusive early childhood education, middle childhood education, adolescent to young adult education, multicultural special education, multi-age education.
(Department of Graduate Education, School of Education)

Major in Education
Multicultural special education, reading science.
(Department of Graduate Education, School of Education)

Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice
(Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences)

Master of Science in Nursing
(Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences)

Organizational Leadership
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
(Department of Organizational Leadership, School of Business)

Physical Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy
(Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences)

Physician Assistant
Masters in Physician Assistant Studies
(Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Health Sciences) 

Religious Studies
Master of Arts in Religious Studies
Concentration in spirituality and wellness
(Department of Liberal Arts, School of Arts & Humanities)

Accreditation

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Arts in Education degree in 1978. The graduate program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents. The teacher education programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Education, Center for the Teaching Profession, Room 810, 25 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 45215, (614) 466-3593, and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC  20036, (202) 223-0077.

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Arts in Religious Studies degree in 1988. The graduate program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents.

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1995. The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree was authorized in 2005 and began its first class in June, 2006. The Physical Therapy graduate program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Mount St. Joseph University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 706-3245. Website: www.apta.org/CAPTE. Faculty and students are members of the American Physical Therapy Association and participate at the national and state levels by attending professional meetings and presenting research findings.

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree in 2001. The graduate program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents.

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Nursing degree in 2004. In March 2012, at the recommendation of the accrediting body, the Master of Nursing (MN) degree designation was changed to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The program was named MAGELIN for Master's Graduate Entry-Level into Nursing. Fall 2012 marked the commencement of the post-BSN masters and post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs in the Department of Nursing. Three tracks are offered in the MSN -- Administration, Education and Clinical Nurse Leader. The graduate programs are approved by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents. The MAGELIN program has been approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036-1120, (202) 887-6791. Faculty are members of various professional organizations and participate at the national and state levels by attending professional meetings and presenting research findings. Students have the opportunity to become a member of Sigma Theta Tau, an international nursing honor society.

Mount St. Joseph University was first authorized to grant the Master of Business Administration degree in 2011. The graduate program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized to operate by the Ohio Board of Regents.

Mount St. Joseph University has applied for Accreditation Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Accreditation Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Mount St. Joseph's application will be reviewed during the March 2017 ARC-PA meeting and a determination on accreditation status made at that time. Anticipated matriculation of the initial cohort will be January 2018 pending approval of accreditation provisional status with ARC-PA.