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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Studies


www.usi.edu/graduatestudies; 812-465-7015

Graduate Studies, located on the first floor of the Orr Center (OC 1060), serves graduate students and graduate faculty whose primary goals are the advancement of scholarship, research, and creative activity. It is through the encouragement and support of these goals that the institution contributes to the development of knowledge and the professional preparation of its graduate students.

Face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction through formal directed study, seminars, and independent research provides graduate students with ample opportunities to acquire advanced knowledge. Programs are designed to improve the students' professional and scholarly abilities.

The primary responsibilities of Graduate Studies is to maintain and enhance the quality of graduate programs and to facilitate research and creative activity. The University Council of Graduate Program Directors and Chairs, the legislative and administrative body for graduate programs at the University, sets policies and regulations governing graduate work. The University Council of Graduate Program Directors and Chairs in conjunction with the college-level graduate councils conduct the business of the faculty having to do specifically with graduate education, including development, direction, and implementation of graduate programs.

Accreditation and Affiliation

The University is approved to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice and master's level degrees by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 North LaSalle, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602, telephone 312/263-0456, and is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools and the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.

Graduate Degrees

The University has authorization to confer the following graduate degrees: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Arts in Communication, Master of Art in English, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Art in Second Language Acquisition, Policy, and Culture, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Education, Master of Science in Industrial Management, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Sport Management, Master of Social Work, Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master's Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education, and Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Management and Leadership.

Graduate Academic Fields

Business Nursing and Health Professions
Business Administration
    (Traditional)
Health Administration
Business Administration
    (Data Analytics)
Nursing (DNP): Advanced Practice
Business Administration
    (Engineering Management)
Nursing (DNP): Org & Systems Leadership
Business Administration
    (Human Resources)
Nursing (MSN): Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  Nursing (MSN): Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Liberal Arts Nursing (MSN): Adult-Gerontology Primary Nurse Practitioner
Communication Nursing (MSN): Family Nurse Practitioner
English Nursing (MSN): Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Pract
Public Administration
    (Non-Profit Administration)
Nursing (MSN): Nursing Education
Public Administration
    (Public Sector Administration)
Nursing (MSN): Nursing Management and Leadership
Second Language Acquisition,
    Policy, and Culture
Occupational Therapy
Social Work Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist
  Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Science, Engineering, and Education Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gero Primary Nurse Practitioner
Education (Elementary) Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Education (Secondary) Post-Master's Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Pract
Education (Mathematics Teaching) Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Education
Industrial Management Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Management and Leadership
Sport Management