Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University (GU) is a leading private institution of higher learning, located in Spokane, Washington, United States and managed by the Jesuit missionary of the Catholic Church. Through its various faculties, the university offers a wide range of master's degree programs.
  • Average Tuition USD 16,900
  • Acceptance Rate 65%
  • Students 7,506
  • International Students 3%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 31,900
  • Intakes Fall Spring Summer
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Gonzaga University (GU) offers 26 master’s degree programs through its schools - Education, Law, School of Nursing and Human Physiology and School of Leadership Studies. GU’s master’s degree courses are research-driven and offer practical project participation through internship programs to inculcate values, sense of responsibility, and ability to tackle societal challenges. The university equally offers a study abroad opportunity through the international partnership with contemporary universities.

Notable GU alumni include William Pohlad - Filmmaker, Thomas Forley - former member of the U.S House of Representative, and Christian O'Grady Gregoire - former governor of Washington State.

  • 01GU is accredited, by NWCCU - the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • 02Over 94% of GU’s graduates are employed or in further studies after graduation.
  • 03GU is ranked among the top 4 regional universities in the western part of the U.S by the U.S News and World Reports, 2018.

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Accountancy with Juris Doctor

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders through observation, interviews, and tests.

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    Communication and Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Educational Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Initial Teaching (Primary or Secondary)

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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    Marriage and Family Counseling

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    MBA with Juris Doctor

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Nursing (MSN)

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Organizational Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Philosophy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    School Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Educational Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of integrating technology into educational curricula; utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, and distance education; and designing and producing educational software and materials.

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    School Counseling

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Special Education

    This MEd program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Special Education. The program offers courses that focus on training in working with students with disabilities, visual or hearing impairments, along with courses on early intervention.

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    Sport and Athletic Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

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    Taxation

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Taxation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tax law and regulations; tax record systems; individual and corporate income taxation; tax planning; partnerships and fiduciary relationships; estates and trusts; property depreciation; capital gains and losses; dispositions; and transfers, liquidity, and valuation.

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    Theology and Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

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    Transmission and Distribution Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 88
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 300
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 500

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    GU offers a merit-based scholarship to academically sound international master’s students. Some of the scholarships are the international law student scholarship program and graduate school of business international student scholarship.

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    Established in 1887

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    Gonzaga University was ranked fourth best 'Regional University' in the West for 2017 by the US News and World Report.

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          • Testimony
            2009-2012, Master of Art in Organizational Leadership

            It is a well rounded virtual education. I looked at many programs before selecting the Gonzaga program. I'm very happy with my choice.

          • Testimony
            2014-2016, Master's Degree

            I have just been accepted into the M.A. Communication and Leadership Studies Program at Gonzaga University and everyone that I have been in contact with has been just great! My experience with Gonzaga could not have started on a better foot! I am excited for that the next couple years will bring!

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            2005-2008, MAOD

            A quality education provided by an exceptional support staff and faculty.

            Commitment to society on a whole, while attending to individual needs and personal growth.