While our programs are rooted in theory, they are also blended with today's emerging technologies and trends making what we teach immediately applicable to your life and work situations.
You may be wondering what it means to attend a "Jesuit" university. We think you'll be surprised and — hopefully — inspired by what you hear! It's all about your personal journey and mission in life. Your master's degree should help you get closer to those goals.
We call them Immersions or Residencies - these short and often required visits to campus are jam-packed with events designed to be personally and professionally enriching! Check out what students and faculty have to say about time on campus.
Life is already busy and adding schooling to it can be daunting. It's important to us to meet you where you are and offer flexible options to help make a master's degree a reality for you.
Getting your master's is a huge decision! We agree that your degree is an investment in your future. Hear what our student say about the costs and how it paid off for them.
Receiving your diploma may seem like a distant finish line, but it will be here before you know it! With this accomplishment, our graduates often find that it is just the beginning of new opportunities in their future.
Practicing Nursing Faculty
As a student, you will benefit greatly from our faculty's expertise based on real-world experiences. Several of our faculty practice while they teach - making what you learn immediately applicable.
Being A Zag
Whether you live across the river or across the globe, we are united by being Zags. Our students and graduates often speak about the defining moment when they felt changed forever. Hear what others have to say about finding their Inner Zag.
Everyone asks the same question, "What will I get out of it?" While our graduates regularly score above national averages on exit exams and receive promotions shortly after graduation, we hope what you get out of your degree goes beyond a pay increase. We hope you graduate inspired, motivated and ready to take action towards making this world a better place! Watch the video to see what our students say about the doors that have opened for them since entering Gonzaga's advanced degree programs.
Quality of the Faculty
Gonzaga's online and hybrid, advanced degree programs are taught by some of the top faculty in the nation. They are experts in their field and respected by their peers and students. While they come to us from diverse backgrounds and all corners of the globe, most of them teach right here on the Gonzaga campus in Spokane, WA. They are passionate, accessible, and your best advocate for success throughout your education and beyond!
Reputation & History
There is something incredible about our 125+ year history that our students benefit from whether they are online, on campus, or across the world. The Gonzaga story is full of rich memories, traditions and culture that we cannot wait for you to be a part of.
Graduate education on a global scale. Gonzaga University offers students the unique opportunity to experience their graduate studies in a global context with several study abroad options. Our study abroad programs are affordable and designed to accommodate the working professional.
Who We Are
Gonzaga students work both online and on campus on their own terms. Rooted in 125 years of history and the Jesuit ethos, our programs develop the mind, body and spirit, helping you to become a leader in your field—a person for others. Challenging you to think globally, Gonzaga's online advanced degree programs will help you reach your goals both personally and professionally and guide you to graduation ready to create positive change in your community.
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Gonzaga's Online Doctor of Nursing Practice programs give you tools to not only succeed, but excel in today's complex healthcare system. GU offers both a Post Master's and a Post-Baccalaureate track to meet the demand for doctorate-prepared nurses. Founded on Jesuit ethos, our mission is to deliver leaders who live and practice Cura Personalis -- caring for the whole person. You will emerge practice-ready, rigorously trained and poised to influence positive change.
Taught by reputable, practicing faculty flexible enough to allow students to continue working while completing their degree, Gonzaga’s online nursing degree opens doors. Gonzaga offers a Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and an RN to MSN degrees with several track options, preparing our graduates to be practice-ready and influential thinkers, rigorously trained with immediately-applicable skills.
M.A. Communication & Leadership Studies
Gonzaga University's online or on-campus Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership Studies (COML) Program is designed to provide graduate-level expertise for solving communication problems from a communication and leadership perspective. Gonzaga graduates excel, as over 50% of Gonzaga Online graduates report that they took on new work responsibilities, and 32% indicated that they were promoted within the first year of earning their degree.
M.A. Organizational Leadership
Gonzaga University's online or on-campus Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (ORGL) Program is an interdisciplinary program that integrates knowledge and research from the social sciences, communication arts, and the humanities. Founded on the Jesuit tradition of developing men and women for others, this program challenges students to develop personal leadership styles and inspires them to take action in their work place and communities.