Graduate Admissions Important Dates

The Graduate Programs at Viterbo University are designed with you, and your busy life, in mind enrolling students year-round in the fall (August), spring (January), and summer (May) semesters.   Some programs offer only one or two traditional starts but will accept students in some instances in off terms, if you are interested in starting sooner simply ask your admissions representative for more information! 

We encourage you to apply early, especially for our residential and blended programs, to ensure your place in the class or if you are considering applying for Financial Aid.    

Program Start Terms:

Business & Servant Leadership
  • MBA (Residential):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • MBA in Health Care Leadership (online):  Fall 
  • M.S. in Servant Leadership (blended):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
Education

M.A. in Education with (Teacher Licenses and Certificates emphasis areas):

  • Generalist (blended):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Cross-categorical Special Education - WI 801 (MA blended, emphasis online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Reading Teacher - WI 316 (MA blended, emphasis online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer
  • Reading Specialist - WI 17 (MA blended, emphasis online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer
  • Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching - certificate (MA blended, emphasis online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 

 M.A. in Education with (Education Leadership emphasis areas):

  • Principal - WI 51 (blended):   Summer primary, Fall secondary - no spring
  • Principal - Iowa 189 (blended):  
  • Director of Instruction - WI 10 (blended):
  • Director of Special Education - WI 80 (blended):

Licensure, Endorsements, and Certificates Only:  

  • Cross-categorical Special Education - WI 801 (online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Reading Teacher - WI 316 (online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Reading Specialist - WI 17 (online):  Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching - certificate (online): Fall, Spring,  and Summer 
  • Principal - WI 51 (blended):  Summer primary start, Fall secondary, no Spring but contact in emergency license situations
  • Principal - Iowa 189 .....................
  • Director of Instruction - WI 10 (blended):  Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Director of Special Education - WI 80 (blended): Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Superintendent - WI 03 (blended): Fall, Spring, and Summer (La Crosse Only)
Nursing

Post-MSN entry programs:

  • DNP  - post-MSN entry (blended): Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Dual Degree DNP with MBA - post-MSN entry (blended);  Fall, Spring, and Summer

Post-BSN entry programs: 

  • DNP -  post-BSN entry (blended):  Summer start only 
  • Dual Degree DNP with MBA - post-BSN entry (blended):  Summer start only
Nutrition
  • M.S. in Nutrition Sciences (online):  Summer
Mental Health Counseling and Supervision Programs
  • Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (residential): Spring Only
  • M.S. in Mental Health Counseling (residential):  Fall, Spring, and Summer 

Application Timelines: