Graduate Studies at Franciscan University

Rigorous Graduate Studies from the Heart of the Church

Franciscan University offers seven graduate programs on campus here in our passionately Catholic environment, plus four programs entirely online that are imbued with our passionately Catholic spirit. You will be prepared to succeed both professionally and personally.

Utilizing the latest scholarship, presented by professors who have
worked in the field they now teach, and immersed in our spiritually
enriching Catholic environment, our graduate programs challenge you to
excel academically and form you personally so you may truly be salt and
light to the world.

How to Apply

Our seven graduate programs have specialized admission procedures (be sure to check with our Graduate Admissions specialists for prerequisite course work and other particulars relevant to you),
but all applicants must submit the

  1. An online application, through the graduate application portal.
  2. Official transcripts from all previous collegiate work (requests vary according to school; contact the registrar’s office for procedure).

Email them to

Or mail them to:

Graduate Admissions
1235 University Blvd.
Steubenville, Ohio 43952


We offer these seven Master’s Degrees through on-campus classwork.

  • Business Administration
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Theology & Christian Ministry




All U.S. citizens are eligible for direct student loans, regardless of income earned in previous tax year .

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