Graduate Programs at Stritch School of Medicine

The Graduate School on the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus is focused on expanding scientific knowledge in the biomedical community and preparing individuals to be leaders in their field. The exponential growth in our understanding of mechanisms underlying health and disease is paralleled by the need for collaborative interdisciplinary research and by the rapid expansion of a truly global scientific and health-care community. The graduate school has several programs on the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus supported primarily by the faculty, staff and resources of SSOM. Our faculty and programs contribute to the evolution of scientific knowledge and its impact on the future of health-care and health-care delivery.

Graduate Programs at Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has programs leading to master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as certificate programs.  The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers 17 specialty tracks, preparing professional nurses for leadership roles as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists or health-care system administrators. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree prepares advanced practice nurses in the highest level of knowledge and skill for providing innovative leadership and ensuring the highest quality of care, through a population focus.  The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing program prepares researchers who improve human health through the development and expansion of knowledge. The Master of Science (MS) degree with a major in Dietetics focuses registered dietitians on the design and implementation of systems that produce desired health outcomes.   The MSN and DNP degrees are conferred through the School of Nursing. The MS in Dietetics and PhD in Nursing degrees are conferred through the Graduate School of Loyola University Chicago.