School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Introduction to the School

Whether for career advancement, as the first step toward a doctoral degree, or for other professional and personal reasons, graduate study will enhance your career choices, your long-time job satisfaction and lifetime earnings potential. Earning a graduate degree will also help you and our nation as a whole as, together, we seek to remain competitive in a high-tech, dynamic global environment.

About the SchoolPark’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers an array of master’s degree and certificate programs to meet the diverse needs of students seeking high-quality, affordable graduate and professional coursework. Graduate study at Park enables students to earn an advanced degree by studying online, face-to-face, or a combination of both.

Park’s graduate students are an exciting mix of those from across the globe (our international students hail from more than 54 different countries), military personnel deployed overseas (or back from deployment), and working professionals across the United States and around the world.

Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Park brings a long-standing commitment to academic quality, stressing important theoretical foundations while focusing on the practical needs of professionals. Our tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students, making it uniquely affordable when compared to other graduate programs of similar scope and quality.


The mission of the Graduate School at Park University is to provide leadership and direction to Park University’s graduate programs to assure that they are specialized, scholarly, innovative and designed to educate students to be creative, independent and lifelong learners within the context of a global community.