Welcome to Graduate Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

We are delighted that you are exploring the opportunities available to you on our campus, whether in an academic discipline, a professional field, or an interdisciplinary area. Graduate education has been a part of the University for more than 60 years and continues to be a vital and significant aspect of the University community.

John Carroll University understands that the decision to pursue a graduate education is one of the most important decisions you will make. In keeping with the Jesuit tradition of the University, graduate studies in the College of Arts and Sciences prepares advanced students to develop into intellectual and professional leaders capable of making positive contributions to their disciplines and to society as a whole. Our graduate programs offer students challenging and meaningful experiences aimed at helping them grow as analytical thinkers, effective communicators, experts in their fields, and creative and responsible participants in a dynamic world.

You will find a wide range of resources to support your academic work and your personal and professional growth at John Carroll University. First and foremost you will encounter faculty who are experts in their fields and committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. In addition to their professional qualifications, our faculty are learner-centered and concerned about the academic achievement and the personal well-being of their students. You will meet faculty members who will become life-long colleagues, and you will begin to develop relationships that will last throughout your professional career.

The University supports a well-staffed library with an extensive collection of materials and it also provides our graduate students resources in the areas of counseling, career services, campus ministry, technology, health and disabilities, and social action. Together, faculty, administrators and staff persons seek to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in our region and in the world.

John Carroll University prides itself on being student-centered. Please use this website to explore information about our graduate programs, but also feel free to call, email, or stop by our office with any questions. Our staff is interested in responding to your inquiries, arranging a tour of our campus, or directing you to faculty within our academic departments who can offer additional information about the various programs.  We look forward to assisting you in your graduate work.  Thank you for your interest in John Carroll.

Best wishes,
Anne Kugler, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of the Humanities and Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Pamela Mason, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Social Sciences, Education and Global Studies
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Graciela Lacueva, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Science, Mathematics and Health
College of Arts and Sciences Internships