Graduate Studies

Marymount University offers master’s and doctoral programs in a wide variety of highly sought disciplines, and have earned accreditation or approval from prestigious organizations.

One of the best ways to have your questions answered is to attend a graduate information session. If you cannot find a session that works with your schedule then please contact us via e-mail.

Prospective Graduate Students

Graduate students are an active and vibrant part of the university community comprising about 1/3 of Marymount’s student population.

More than 30 master’s or doctoral degree programs prepare students for entry into, or advancement within, a wide variety of highly sought after disciplines.  

Small class size, individual attention, career mentorship, exceptional graduate internship opportunities, nationally accredited and highly respected programs, and highly qualified faculty are all characteristic of a Marymount graduate learning experience.  

Each program has developed a curriculum delivery format to best meet the needs of their students: utilizing full-time or part-time day or evening programs, plus various combinations of online and on-campus formats. 

Current Graduate Students

Now you are here on campus, we want to encourage you to become an active part of the Marymount Community.  Take advantage of the many services and development opportunities available to you as a Marymount graduate student.

  • The Graduate Student Life   page will help you navigate life at Marymount: housing, parking, university dining, and your Marymount BlueCard ID.  This page can connect you with other graduate students, suggest service activities that fit your passions, and keep you informed of the many activities occurring in the metropolitan area that may be of interest to graduate students.
  • The Student Affairs Administration page connects you to a wide variety of services available to both undergraduate and graduate students at Marymount.
  • The Career Center  provides a variety of career development support services for graduate students, including career coaching, networking and job searching.  The Career Center is also the resource for ordering official Marymount Graduate Student business cards.

Conference Travel Support

Graduate students are encouraged to present their scholarly or creative work at peer-reviewed conferences in their discipline. The DISCOVER Research Center located in the Office of Research and Graduate Education can often help defray registration and travel costs for graduate students presenting their work at these conferences. Please see the Student Conference Travel Application Form for more details.
Students seeking reimbursement for approved conference travel should complete the Student conference travel expense form.  If you have any questions about graduate student travel support, please contact email, Office of Research and Graduate Education.

Annual Student Research Conference

  • Each Spring, Marymount hosts a day-long student research conference where a wide variety of student scholarly or creative works are presented. This conference includes peer-reviewed student presentations in both poster and platform/podium formats.
  • The 2017-18 Marymount Research Conference is scheduled for April 25, 2018. The deadline for submission of a presentation proposal is March 20, 2018.  Proposals for projects still ‘in progress’ are accepted provided you anticipate readiness to present the completed project at the April 25 conference.
  • All graduate student proposal applications MUST be submitted using the web-based application form that is posted on the Discover webpage
  • A word document of the application is attached. You may want to use this template to plan your proposal. However, Do NOT submit the proposal as a word document. Be sure to use the online Discover application form.
  • To view video highlights of a previous student research conference go to the Discover webpage, Research conference information page.
  • All applications must conform to the 2018 application requirements. Awards will be given for best presentations in a variety of categories.

Graduate Student Representative to Academic Honesty Committee

  • Opportunities to Service the Local Community