Loyola University Chicago - Master's Degree

Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. LUC has two locations in Chicago – Lake Shore and Water Tower – where on-campus living is separated between freshmen, sophomores and all upperclassmen.

  • Average Tuition USD 39,179

School Description

Founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, Loyola University Chicago is among a select group of colleges and universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Master Programs

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Applied Statistics

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Community Counseling

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Computer Science

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Criminal Justice

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Dietetics

    A scientific program that focuses on the utilization of food for human growth and metabolism, in both normal and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Includes instruction in food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Digital Humanities

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Information Technology

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Mathematics

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Medical Sciences

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Microbiology and Immunology

    A residency training program that prepares physicians in the isolation and identification of microbial agents that cause infectious disease, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Requires prior completion of a program in pathology. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of drug interactions on biological systems and organisms and the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs. Includes instruction in pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, drug therapeutics, drug action, bodily responses to drug events, biochemical proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, and studies of specific drugs and drug interactions.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Neuroscience

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

  • 1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

    Public Health

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 103
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 771
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 443
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 309
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 501

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum SAT 520
  • Minimum ACT 25

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    Established in 1870

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    Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit Catholic universities and the only one located in Chicago.

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          • Testimony
            2008-2010, M.Ed. Administration and Supervision

            My studies at Loyola were well rounded and provided me with a solid foundation for a career as a director of education in a private school. I would do it again, for sure.

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            1986-1987, Associate's degree

            Want the best education in the best city? You have to consider Loyola University Chicago.

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            1979-1983, BS Nursing

            If you want to be a leader in the Nursing field, this is the University for you!