Graduate Programs

The University of Dubuque’s academic strengths support and align with several prominent needs for graduate education both in the region and globally. Offered in a traditional semester-long course format, you will be taught by both University of Dubuque faculty as well as subject-matter experts who are currently in the work world.

Over the years, the University has developed high-quality master’s programs that feature an applied orientation designed to prepare you for advancement in your field. 

Graduate Degrees Offered

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Certificate Programs

If you are interested in focused courses in a specific field of study, consider starting out in one of our certificate programs. Each certificate program is comprised of four courses. The four courses are a subset of one of our degree programs. After completing a certificate program, you may elect to continue on to complete a full degree. The option is yours. We offer certificate programs in the following areas:

  • Certificate in Aviation Leadership
  • Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion Leadership
  • Certificate in Sport Managment
  • Certificate in Communication Management

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For more information on Graduate Programs and Certificate Programs contact the Graduate Studies Office at GradStudies@dbq.edu or call 563.589.3246.


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Accelerated Graduate Degrees Offered

LIFE: Master of Business Administration: 
LIFE: Master in Management - Communication