Why Choose Creighton’s Graduate School?
Together, we can build a better world
Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, offers a top-ranked education in the Jesuit tradition for people who want to gain knowledge, advance their career and contribute something meaningful to the world. It’s where students, faculty and staff thrive in a supportive community committed to Jesuit, Catholic values and traditions.
Here, graduate students learn to become leaders through service to others. Creighton University is more than an education—it’s a culture of like minds dedicated to bettering themselves and the world.
Our Students Ask (and Answer) Big Questions
At Creighton, students of all ages value faith, leadership and service, and they find opportunities to grow and contribute to the culture at Creighton. While they come from many walks of life, they are united by a spirit of curiosity and drive to learn the “why” behind big ideas. These values are encouraged in our graduate and undergraduate communities alike—and they carry through to our vast alumni network too.
Our Network is a Dynamic Family Who Span the Globe
The talented, creative, inquisitive people who come to the Creighton Graduate School go on to have careers that better the world—all over the world! Joining the Creighton family makes you part of a wide-reaching network of your peers and successful alumni who can be invaluable professional connections.
Our Faculty Know Their Students’ Names–and Their Aspirations
Faculty members in the Graduate School embody the Creighton mission and values by showing care and respect for each student. In the classroom, they integrate critical and creative thinking with active approaches to learning. They aim to equip their students with an ethical perspective to help navigate our complex world and strive to help them reach their best by modeling a lifelong commitment to community, inquiry, justice, reflection and service.
Our 11-to-1 student-faculty ratio ensures that your instructors and mentors are available to offer the support and guidance you need to succeed. As practitioners and scholars, our graduate faculty is well positioned to provide you numerous opportunities to gain knowledge through shared research and inquiry.
Our Programs are Practical, Challenging and Flexible
Cultivation of the “whole person” and the continued development of well-rounded individuals are key tenets of every program offered at Creighton. The Graduate School provides opportunities in business, analytics, leadership, health sciences, education and natural sciences. Through expert faculty guidance and immersive learning experiences, these programs prepare Creighton grads to thrive in their careers.
Learn more about all of our graduate programs to find the one that best fits your goals, schedule and lifestyle.
Graduate School Scholarships
Because we are a Catholic and Jesuit university, dedicated to students and learning, we offer special rates for graduate students in ministry and education. Other scholarships for graduate students are limited. Students should contact the Dean’s Office of the school they are enrolled in for further information or review the available outside scholarships.
Our Reputation for Excellence Creates Opportunities for Alumni
After 16 consecutive years as the No. 1 University in the Midwest, Creighton has now been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Colleges” in the nation. Our graduate programs and online business programs are also ranked among the top 20, and publications such as The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance have also recognized Creighton as a leader in service, sustainability and value.
Most importantly, community partners and business leaders know Creighton’s highly recognized alumni network is full of graduates who are not only highly competent but also empathetic, passionate and principled global citizens. With alumni across the world, making professional connections within the Creighton family is easy—no matter where life takes you.
Graduate Student Resources
At Creighton, we’re here to provide you with everything you’ll need to succeed in your graduate career. From a personalized academic coach, to faculty advisors, career services and more. We are here with you every step of the way.
Our Spirit is White and Blue, Through and Through
Creighton’s mascot has been the blue jay since 1924, and we’ve been part of the BIG EAST conference since 2013. Our graduate students and other fans far and wide cheer proudly for Bluejay athletics, including basketball, baseball, cross-country, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball teams.
We love seeing graduate students decked out in blue and white at home games, but you can cheer from afar too! Our alumni network hosts game viewing events across the country.