Graduate Admissions Events
Travel Calendar - Conferences and Graduate/Career Fairs

Upcoming events!

Graduate Fairs & Conferences

Watch for Viterbo to attend again this year. 
 
Graduate School Fairs
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Internship and Career Fair—Fall and Spring
  • Luther College Graduate School Fair—Fall
  • St. Mary's University in Minnesota Career Fair | 2024 TBD| St. Mary's University | Winona, MN
Education Conferences | Past Events
Counseling
Nursing
  • WONL—Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Leaders  | September 27-29 | Green Bay Convention Center | Green Bay

  • Northern Illinois Pain Resource Nurse Consortium | November 1, 2023 | Radisson | Rockford, IL

  • WIANAWisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetistsfall and spring education meetings

  • MONLMinnesota Organization of Nurse Leaders—spring conference

  • APRN Pharmacology and Clinical Update—annual update

 

 

 

Business (MBA | MBA (HCL) | Certificate)

Accepting applications

January | May | August

Apply Today 

Virtual Chat and Information Sessions:

MBA | MBA in Health Care Leadership (HCL)

Learn more about Viterbo's MBA and MBA in Health Care Leadership (HCL) programs in an upcoming Virtual Information Session with program director Dr. Jessica Welsh, or contact Luke Clift or Sallie Braun in graduate admissions for more information or to set up a time to chat at your convenience.  

Luke CliftBook a time to meet with me or email me at lwclift@viterbo.edu

Sallie Braun: Book time to meet with me or email me at sjbraun@viterbo.edu

Graduate Business Certificate

The Dahl School of Business at Viterbo University now offers a graduate certificate in Health Care Management.  Each certificate comprises 12 credits of graduate business coursework. Click here for more information, or contact Luke Clift, at lwclift@viterbo.edu in Graduate Admissions.

Sit in on a Class - By Appointment Only 

Contact Luke Clift, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions, lwclift@viterbo.edu at 608-796-3026. 

Counseling Programs (EdD| MS)

Apply now 

January | May | August

Apply Today

 

    Virtual Chat and Information Session

    Explore your career potential with a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, Master of Science, and add-on certificate programs in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Learn about the programs, delivery format designed to allow you to work, clinical placements, and areas of emphasis with Graduate Admissions and program faculty Dr. Cameron Houin.

    Click on the day and time below to register.

    Counselor Education and Supervision (Ed.D.)

    Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling (M.S.) Add-on licensure certificate programs in mental health or school counselors

    "On Demand" Individual Information and Chat Session: 

    (Via phone or ZOOM)

    Sallie Braun, Graduate Admissions Counselor
    Email: sjbraun@viterbo.edu
    Phone: 608-796-3034
    Book time to meet with me.

     

    Education: Wisconsin (EdD | MA | Licensures | Certificate)

    Accepting applications 

    August | January | May 

     

    Apply Today

    Virtual Information & Chat Sessions  

    Thinking about adding a graduate degree or licensure to your portfolio?  Join us for an online chat session with our faculty to learn more about Viterbo University's M.A. in Education and how you can maximize your time and resources by combining the master's with one of VU's add-on licensures, or certificates.   

    Master of Arts in Education (all paths)

    • Choose any licensure path of interest to learn more about our MA in Education and how it pairs with teaching or leadership licensures to maximize your degree. 

    Reading Licensures & Leadership Certificate | Master of Arts

    Reading Teacher (1316) | Reading Specialist (5017) | Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching (certificate) | Master of Arts in Education

    Register to Join Here  | Sessions begin at 

    Special Education Licensure | Master of Arts

    Cross-categorical Special Education (2801) | Master of Arts in Education

    Register to Join Here |  Sessions begin at  

     Educational Leadership Administrative Licensures | Master of Arts

    Principal (5051) | Dir. of Special Education and Pupil Services (5080) | Dir. of Instruction (5010) |  School Business Administrator (5008) | Master of Arts in Education

    Register to Join Here | Sessions begin at 

    Superintendent  | Doctor of Education

    Superintendent (5003) | Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership with Superintendent (5003)

    Viterbo offers two great paths toward Superintendent Licensure.  Candidates may complete the licensure only for 24 credits or combine the doctorate (Ed.D) in Ethical Leadership with the Superintendent (WI 5003) license embedded in the program for 51 credits.  Join Professor Scott Mihalovic to learn about the Superintendent licensure paths. 

    Hosted monthly on the third Thursday of each month

     

     
    Education: Post-Baccalaureate Initial Teacher License Programs | MA in Teaching

    Virtual Chat and Information Sessions

    Considering a career change into education? The post-baccalaureate initial teaching license options include Elementary Education, Cross-categorical Special Education, and nine Secondary Content Area licenses (art education, business education, English education, mathematics education, music education, broad field science, broad field social studies, Spanish, and technology). Content Area programs offer only a May start and coursework is blended (online and face-to-face). Elementary education and cross-categorical special education have three starts (May, August, and January) and coursework is fully online. 

    Join Professor Kristy Holinak and Magy Kellogg for an informal chat on the various paths and the application process. Simply click on the date below to register and join via computer and/or phone. A PowerPoint presentation will be shown.   Or, schedule a one-on-one today, email mekellogg@viterbo.edu.

    Elementary Education and Secondary Content Areas sessions

     Cross-categorical Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure sessions 

    • 2024  dates coming soon
    Education: Iowa and National (MA | Licensures | Certificate)

    Apply for Fall 2024 cohorts

    MA in Education | Principal (IA 189) | Certificates

    [Up to 100% online options]

     

    Convenient options to "visit" about our programs!

    Viterbo University has a rich tradition of supporting Iowa Educators in advancing their careers.  Our Iowa Center offers the following programs to support your professional goals. 
     
    • M.A. in Education /w Principal Administration (IA 189) License

    • Principal Administration (IA 189) License only track

    • M.A. in Education - Generalist

    • M.A. w/Innovative Teacher Leadership & Instructional Coaching Certificate

    • Innovative Teacher Leadership & Instructional Coaching Certificate only

    • Graduate Electives - District-embedded, content specific


    View Our Program Highlights PowerPoint (24/7)

     

    Virtual Information Sessions:

    Join us during one of our virtual information and chat sessions. These are designed to allow you to explore the program and ask questions. 

    [New Meeting Dates Coming!]: Join us from 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. [10 - 15 minutes program info, then 10-15 Q&A time.]

    We invite you to reach out to us with questions about the program(s) that best fit your needs:

    *Note: The Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching certificate is designed as an enhanced learning opportunity and does not lead to an Iowa Endorsement or License.

    Schedule a one-on-one visit with a Counselor:

    We are looking forward to speaking with you!  Call us or email to schedule a (phone or virtual meeting) that works best for you.  

    • Magdalen Kellogg | Director of Graduate Admissions | mekellogg@viterbo.edu| 515.224.4811
    • Brent Thill | Assistant Director of Admissions for Graduate Education | brthill@viterbo.edu608.796.3096
    • Mary Beth Sinniger | Assistant Director, Graduate Enrollment Services | mbsinniger@viterbo.edu | 
    • Carol Page | Assistant Professor & Program Director, Iowa Education Leadership | cdpage@viterbo.edu | 515.309.9123 or 888-235-2200

    Leadership (MASL | EdD | Certificate)

    Accepting applications 

    August | January | May 

    Apply Today 

    Virtual Chat and Information Sessions:

    Master of Arts in Servant Leadership

    Learn more about Viterbo's M.A. in Servant Leadership program in our upcoming Virtual Information Sessions with program director Dr. Jessica Welsh, or email Luke Clift, lwclift@viterbo.edu or book a time to meet with me at your convenience.

    Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership 

    Join Program Director, Dr. Shannon McManimon from the College of Business, Leadership, Education and Ethics to learn more about Viterbo's Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Ethical Leadership program. Centered on an ethical and servant leadership approach the program provides a unique blend of theory and practice in the classroom.  Register for an upcoming virtual information session below, or contact Luke Clift, lwclift@viterbo.edu  or book a time to meet with me at your convenience!

    Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership with Superintendent (WI 5003) 

    Viterbo offers two great paths toward Superintendent Licensure.  Candidates may complete the licensure only for 24 credits or obtain a doctorate (Ed.D) in Ethical Leadership with the Superintendent (WI 5003) license embedded in the program for 51 credits.  Join Professor Scott Mihalovic to learn about the Superintendent licensure paths. 

     Click on the date below to register:

    Graduate Leadership Certificate

    The Dahl School of Business at Viterbo University now offers a graduate certificate in  Ethical Leadership in Organizations.  Each certificate comprises 12 credits of graduate business coursework.  Click here for more information, or contact Luke Clift, lwclift@viterbo.edu  in Graduate Admissions, or book a time to meet with me at your convenience!

    Sit in on a Class - By Appointment Only 

    Contact Luke Clift, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions,  lwclift@viterbo.edu at 608-796-3026.

    Nursing: DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (including Dual DNP\MBA path)

     

    MSN to DNP paths - January | May | August

    BSN to DNP paths - May  

    Post-Graduate Certificate AGAC-NP - August

    Apply Today

     

      Virtual Chat and Information Sessions

      Explore your career potential with the Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the new Post-graduate AG Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate. The DNP offers both Nurse Practitioner and Leadership paths.  Learn about the program, our paths, program format, and all the possibilities with Dr. Michele Merten and graduate admissions.

      DNP | Post-BSN paths: 

        FNP  |  AGNP  |  AGAC-NP  |  Dual DNP & MBA 

      DNP | Post-MSN paths 

      Ethical Leadership  |  Dual DNP & MBA  |  FNP  |  AGNP  | AGAC-NP

      Post Graduate Certificate  

      Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (for NP graduates)
      • TBA

      Schedule a One-on-One Meeting or Visit a Class/Campus

      Sitting in on a class, talking with students, and meeting with your admissions counselor is a great way to explore the DNP program. To join us for one of Viterbo's upcoming class dates below or to schedule a campus visit, simply email GradAdmissions@viterbo.edu or call 608-796-3028 to schedule a meeting.  

       

      Nursing: MSN (Direct Entry into Initial Clinical Care Practice)

      Application Open  |  Space Available

      Start in August (Fall) 2024

      Apply Today

      Virtual Chat and Information Sessions 

      Are you exploring the idea of becoming a nurse? Do you have a bachelor's degree already in another field? Viterbo now offers an initial entry program into Nursing at the master's level. Viterbo University's MSN in initial practice is not an advanced nursing program, rather it will prepare you to enter into the clinical profession.

      Join Cameron Kiersch, DNP, and Magy Kellogg to learn more about Viterbo's 63-credit hour program.

      Simply click on the date to register!

      Schedule an Individual Virtual Admission Counseling Session

      We invite you to reach out at any time to meet with your admissions counselor or to schedule a time with Cameron Kiersch, DNP, RN.  Simply email GradAdmissions@Viterbo.edu or call 608-796-3011 to schedule a meeting.  

      Nutrition/Community Medical Dietetics (MS)

       

      DE Initial RDN path  &  Advanced path for RDNs  January | May | August

      Dual Master's with DI for didactic graduates 

      January | May 

      Apply Today  

      Virtual Chat and Information Sessions

      Explore your career potential with the M.S. in Community Medical Dietetics. The program has three / four paths, an initial licensure direct-entry 63-hour track, a dual master's degree plus Dietetic Internship in La Crosse for those candidates coming from a didactic (DPD approved program, and a track for current RD's looking to expand their expertise in nutrition through research and coursework).  

      Learn about the program, format, and research possibilities with Kelsey McLimans, Ph.D. and Magy Kellogg, graduate admissions.  Click on a date below to register!

      We invite you to reach out at any time to meet with your admissions counselor or to schedule a time with Kelsey McLimans, Ph.D.  Simply, email GradAdmissions@Viterbo.edu or call 608-796-3011 to schedule an individual virtual admissions counseling session.  

      Post-Graduate Certificates/Licensures| Nursing | Education | Dietetics

      Virtual Chat and Information Sessions

      Viterbo University offers three post-graduate level programs: 

      Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

      Post-Graduate Certificate (for FNP and AGNP graduates) 

      Advance your career and scope of practice with the Post-graduate AG Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate.  Designed for Nurse Practitioner graduates (MSN or DNP prepared) who are seeking acute care expertise.  Learn about the 21-credit hour program, the delivery format, and admission with Michele Merten, Ph.D., and graduate admissions.

      (click on the date below to register)

      • TBA

      Dietetic Internship (for ACEND didactic program graduates only)

      Please consider joining us for one of our upcoming Open House Sessions for the Dietetic program at Viterbo University. 

      • more dates to come

       

      Superintendent (WI 5003) 

      Viterbo offers two great paths toward Superintendent Licensure.  Candidates may complete the licensure only for 24 credits or obtain and doctorate (Ed.D) in Ethical Leadership with the Superintendent (WI 5003) license embedded in the program for 51 credits.  Join Professor Scott Mihalovic to learn about the Superintendent licensure paths. 

      Hosted monthly on the third Thursday of each month

      Register here for the information session!

      • more dates to come

      Already hold a Superintendent license?  Join the Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership (only) information sessions (see Leadership programs) to learn more about obtaining your doctorate and transfer of credit options.   

      Speech-Language Pathology (MS)

      Virtual Chat & Information Sessions 

      Apply now for 2024

      August (Fall) Start Only

      Call 608.796.3028 or email for more information

       

      Virtual Information & Chat Sessions 

      Throughout the summer Dr. Patti Johnstone, Chair for the Speech-Language Pathology program, and Magy Kellogg, Director of Graduate Admissions will host lunch and learn sessions about our newest program.  We hope you will be able to join us!