Carroll University - Master's Degree

Carroll University is a place for students to learn, explore and excel. The university's programs include a vibrant liberal arts tradition as well as top-ranked health sciences programs and a growing number of graduate programs.

  • Acceptance Rate 81%
  • Students 3,446
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School Description

Carroll's historic campus is centrally located near Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago, where students will become part of a culture built on teaching excellence, individual attention and innovative curriculum. Outside the classroom, the school opens student's worlds to new possibilities through an emphasis on community involvement and global, cross-cultural experiences.

  • 01International students at Carroll can join the following post-graduate programs: Master of Business Administration, Master of Software Engineering, Master of Education in Adult and Continued Learning, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, and Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • 02The MBA program is an accelerated program that offers 8-week sessions, and classes are at night to offer students ability to use Optional Practical Training.
  • 03Carroll is located in a small residential and safe neighborhood, but has quick access to Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin; Madison, our state capitol; and Chicago, a wonderful place for summer internships and tourism!

Master Programs

  • 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 11,712 Tuition Fee

    All MBA degrees aren't created equal. At Carroll MBA gets you where you want to be and builds value along the way with a convenient, accelerated, personal approach. You'll develop a broader, deeper knowledge of business and the critical thinking skills you need to advance your career. You'll also benefit from a focus on individual attention, a hallmark of our MBA experience. 

  • 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186, United States

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    USD 15,276 Tuition Fee

    At Carroll University, a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree is within your reach. We offer three types of entry for admission to the three-year, full-time DPT program. The mission is to educate students to become licensed therapists who are prepared to provide compassionate, respectful care in a dynamic health care environment and contribute to the profession and the community.

  • 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186, United States


    USD 9,804 Tuition Fee

    At Carroll, the international student population is eligible to apply for a Master of Education in Adult and Continuing Education. This program provides professionals engaged in leadership roles, or in educating adults in a variety of settings, with the most current information on theory, research, and practice to prepare them for a rapidly-changing global society. Students explore adult education issues related to learning, curriculum planning, evaluation and administration. 

  • 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186, United States

    Occupational Therapy

    USD 14,430 Tuition Fee

    The Carroll University Master of Occupational Therapy program is an accelerated two-year, post-baccalaureate program that will prepare students to pursue one of the most rewarding and fastest growing health care careers in Wisconsin and nationwide. The program consists of six consecutive semesters of full-time study in two calendar years. Specific modules, activities and learning experiences within the OT program will be shared between graduate health science programs to support the true inter-professional education and prepare students for collaboration in the workplace. 

  • 100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186, United States

    Software Engineering

    USD 13,012 Tuition Fee

    Upgrade your career with an MSE degree from Carroll. We are one of the few schools to offer both master's degree and certificate programs in software engineering, with content continuously evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing technological environment. You'll find a balance between abstract, theoretical insights and their application through real-world business scenarios and projects. 

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1200
  • Minimum ACT 23
  • Average SAT Score 1553


    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Scholarship is not available for students in graduate programs; however, there is opportunity for practical training during their degree. 

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    Established in 1846


    At Carroll University, success is within reach through generous, merit-based scholarship awards and financial aid packages.

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          • Testimony
            1985-1988, Bachelor's Degree

            Fantastic education!I did more work at Carroll in the two years I was there than the three previous years in the UW system! Real life experience.

          • Testimony
            1991-1995, BS

            Terrific ExperienceMy personal educational, social, and athletic experiences while at Carroll was outstanding! I truly believe that Carroll offered me experiences that I would not have had access to at other schools. I loved the overall size and feel and met many life long friends as well as my wife while attending. I hope that Carroll continues to expand their post-graduate opportunities with expanded MBA offerings.

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            2006-2009, Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

            Graphic Communications ProgramOne of the best programs in the Midwest that I found that gives an all around training into the media arts and printing industry. I highly recommend this program to any student looking to break into the media arts industry.