Programs of Study for International Students
International Students at 2006 Winter ReceptionInternational students are eligible to apply to most graduate programs at Valparaiso University, including those in Business Administration, Chinese Studies, Counseling, Digital Media, English Studies & Communication, Information Technology & Management, International Commerce & Policy, International Economics & Finance, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Sports Media, and Sports Administration. Limited study in the field of graduate education is also possible. Certain graduate programs, such as those leading to professional licensure, may have special requirements of international students before admission can be granted.  Students should verify all application procedures with an admissions counselor.

International students are eligible for the following programs at Valparaiso University:


Degree/Concentration Credit
Duration/Years
Additional Requirements
Master of Science in International Commerce & Policy
International Commerce & Policy 37 1 Micro/Macroeconomics
Master of Science in International Economics & Finance
International Economics & Finance 37 1.5 - 2
Please see Program description link
Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
Information Technology and Management 37 1 - 1.5
Please see Program description link
Master of Science in Digital Media
Digital Media 37 1 - 2
Please see Program description link
Master of Science in Sports Media
Sports Media 36 1- 1.5
Please see Program description link
Master of Arts in English Studies & Communication
English Studies & Communication 37 1  
Master of Science in Sports Administration
Sports Administration 36 4  
Master of Education in Educational and Psychological Foundations
Ed. & Psychological Foundations 33 1 - 2
 
Master of Business Administration
Business Administration 38-52
1 - 2
GMAT
Master of Engineering Management
Engineering Management 36 1 GMAT OR GRE

Additional available Graduate Programs:


Degree/Concentration

Credits
Duration/Years

Additional Requirements

Master of Arts in Chinese Studies
Chinese Studies 37 1 - 2
Demonstrate proficiency in Chinese language
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
English 36 1-1.5
 
Ethics & Values 36

1-1.5

Two courses in Philosophy/Theology
Gerontology 36 1-1.5  
History 36 1-1.5
 
Human Behavior & Society 36 1-1.5
 
Theology 36 1-1.5  
Master of Arts in Community Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Community Counseling 48 1.5 Five Courses in Psychology
Clinical Mental Health Counseling 60 2
Five Courses in Psychology
Master of Science in Nursing
Nursing 36 1.5 RN License or equivalent and NCLEX Exam
Master of Science in Nursing/ Master of Business Administration
Nursing 36
1.5 RN License or equivalent and NCLEX Exam
Nursing / Business Administration 54-68 3 RN License or equivalent and NCLEX Exam

For tuition, fees and estimated costs of attendance of all Valparaiso University programs, please click here.

International students interested in the Master of Law (LL.M.), a degree primarily for international lawyers holding a law degree and wishing to enhance their understanding of the American legal system, should contact the Valparaiso University School of Law directly by emailing valpolaw@valpo.edu or by visiting their website at http://www.valpo.edu/law.