Program areas at Marquette University
Instruction Consistently ranked among the top 100 colleges and universities nationwide, Marquette annually enrolls more than 11,400 students in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and confers approximately 2,800 degrees annually. Marquette offers 83 undergraduate majors and 72 minors to students in the College of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences and Nursing. Marquettes graduate and professional programs offer 24 doctoral and 53 masters degree programs, 23 graduate certificate programs, and a School of Dentistry and Law School. The Graduate School of Management has nationally ranked MBA programs as well as specialty masters programs in several business areas. Marquette has Wisconsins only School of Dentistry and one of only two law schools in the state.
Academic Support and Library All Marquette undergraduates receive a strong liberal arts foundation through the universitys Core of Common Studies, which includes courses in nine core knowledge areas. Curriculum development is an ongoing process, with faculty support available through the Center for Teaching and Learning and various departmental resources. Programs for faculty development include curriculum enhancement and diversity grants, teaching enhancement wards, fellowship awards for research, young scholar awards and summer faculty fellowships. The Preparing Future Faculty Program encourages the development of graduate students for the multiple roles they will face as faculty members.
Student Services We know that learning occurs outside, as well as inside, the classroom. Our core values of excellence, faith, leadership and service are fostered through student participation in our residence hall communities and campus organizations, which include academic and professional groups, club and recreational sports, spiritual activities and community service organizations. Marquettes urban location, just blocks from downtown Milwaukee, gives students ample opportunties for internships, co-op experiences and part-time employment. On campus, professionals in theOffice of Student Affairs, Student Health Service, Counseling Center and Campus Ministry, as well as faculty and other staff, help students as they navigate the challenges of young adult life. Marquette also has an Educational Opportunity Program, which provides academic opportunity and support to first-generation college students, students from under-represented groups or ethnicities and students from low-income families.