Cardinal Stritch University

Cardinal Stritch University is an independent Franciscan Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi. The University, rooted in the liberal arts, provides graduate and undergraduate programs to prepare students for life and professional careers. The University assists students in pursuing lifelong learning, providing traditional and nontraditional approaches to meet the educational needs of a diverse student body. The University strives to be a caring community. Its faculty and staff regard superior instruction and personal attention to each student as keys to a quality education. Faculty model and promote meaningful integration of theory and practice. In keeping with Franciscan values, the University fosters the moral, spiritual, intellectual, cultural, emotional, social and physical development of each person. Finally, our academic identity focuses on delivering core programs to traditional students, accelerated programs for adult students and online degrees.The College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 30 fields of study at undergraduate and graduate degree levels including masters in clinical psychology, religious studies and sport management. Although the major academic programs vary in content and direction, they are all grounded in the same core values and disciplines of the liberal arts. Our diverse student body and small faculty-to-student ratio make learning a rich and satisfying experience. Individualized academic advising, at the department and University level, provides a framework upon which students can build a personal education plan.The College of Business and Management provides high-quality, practical education that leads to undergraduate degrees in business administration, management and human services management and master's degrees in business management. The College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, a nationally recognized specialized accreditation in business. The College offers traditional programs as well as accelerated formats, with classes meeting on the main campus, at several convenient locations and fully online for working adults.The College of Education and Leadership has more than 60 years of experience in the field of education and a reputation for innovative, cutting-edge programs. Our undergraduate programs in elementary, special and language and literacy education are a joint venture with public and private schools, which reflect our commitment to urban education. Master's programs in educational leadership, inclusive education, language and literacy, special education, teaching and urban education are focused on the professional needs of educators and leaders and include face to face and online delivery formats. The Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service, with tracks in leadership and higher education, is designed for professionals from an array of businesses or organizations who want to develop or enhance their leadership skills.The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Science offers a highly personal approach to learning through its teaching approaches. Nursing is a high-touch career. At Stritch, we believe your education should be as well. Here, you'll find small classes, flexible scheduling, and one-on-one instruction. You'll also find a comfortable, supportive environment and nursing programs that are as holistic as the science of nursing, itself. Stritch is the only school in Wisconsin offering the full range of nursing programs, from BSN through MSN degrees. The College also offers a cutting edge bachelor's program in Respiratory Therapy that delivers a high quality professional experience.The School of Continuing and Online Learning meets the needs of a diverse population students enrolled in online degree programs. The School employs technology to address barriers to education and focus on developing learner-centered pedagogical approache

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Private, Coed 1937 Roman Catholic Semester $17.0 million 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217 (414) 410-4000
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Wisconsin Milwaukee 878