Graduate & Professional Programs

Graduate & Professional Programs

Taking your career further requires a commitment beyond just an average work week.

From Day 1, Emmanuel's Graduate & Professional Programs help students eat, sleep and breathe the most advanced practices in their disciplines. Led by industry professionals and designed to help you work and learn at the same time, our programs help students commit whole-heartedly to their careers by surrounding them in an atmosphere of professional success. 

Renew your passion at Emmanuel. Focus on your new heights.

At Emmanuel, students don't just return to school. They Jump Right In.

Business & Management  GPP

Competent and experienced business leaders and managers are needed in almost every industry. Gain the skills you need to ethically lead a business, organization or team. Graduate and professional programs within Emmanuel College’s School of Business & Management are offered in fully online formats to accommodate your pace and schedule. 

Education GPP

Emmanuel’s online graduate programs in education offer initial licensure for elementary school and non-license concentrations in Research, English Language Learners (ELL), Instructional Technology Specialist and Moderate Disabilities, all of which focus on urban education and culturally responsive teaching. The M.Ed. program within the School of Education brings together practical knowledge and real-world training to help you build a thriving classroom. 

Nursing graduate program

Emmanuel College’s Mauren Murphy Wilkens School of Nursing & Clinical Sciences offers graduate and professional programs, including fully online offerings for both a Master of Science in Nursing for BSN-prepared nurses; and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN), specifically designed for RNs. The master’s program prepares you for an advanced role as a nurse educator or nurse administrator, while the RN-to-BSN enables you to take your education—and career—to the next level. 

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Nick Eline '23: Perseverance in a Pandemic

Nick grew up in a family of medical professionals—his mother and grandmother are both nurses and his father is a paramedic. “I’ve always been surrounded with medical jargon and stories of health incidents, crises, and the rewarding benefits of providing care,” he said.

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Nadel Henville '22: Creating Community Takes Center Stage

For Nadel, the stage is her “second home,” and the community she’s found within Emmanuel’s Theater program, a second family. While she originally thought she would pursue college theater as a hobby, she soon realized the work would define her student experience and provide a foundation for life beyond Emmanuel.

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Gianna Kittle '20: Advocating for Justice

Prior to coming to Emmanuel, Gianna had never heard of the field of sociology, but was very familiar and passionate about issues of crime and justice. Her time at Emmanuel helped her to not only put a name—but also, a purpose—to that passion.

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Research Spotlight: Searching for an Evolution Solution

Propelled by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, students and faculty in the Mathematics Department are studying the rate of evolution in spatially structured populations using evolutionary graph theory, which may inform the estimation of important events in our evolutionary past, such as when humans split from our closest primate relatives.

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Research Spotlight: Powerful Partnerships

In collaboration with Emmanuel graduate, Kierstin Giunco ’17, Associated Professor of Education Christine Leighton and current student Kayla Balthazar '20 are working with local elementary students to deepen reading engagement and comprehension.

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Research Spotlight: Economics Education on a Global Scale

As her research in economics education has focused on innovation in the classroom and finding ways to help students apply economic theories to real-world situations, students are vital in every aspect to Associate Professor of Economics Rebecca Moryl’s work.

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Eileen Milien '22: A Career-Affirming CURE

When choosing a college, Eileen knew two things for sure—that she would be able to get to know her professors and peers and that she wanted to be in an area in which she would have myriad opportunities in the research and medicine.

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Jake Hill '20: Seeing Citizenship with a Capitol C

Growing up in a suburban town outside of Boston, going to college in the city had always been a goal for Jake. After touring Emmanuel's campus he felt it had the perfect mixture of “small campus feel and big city appeal.”

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Melissa Duffy '20: Artist and Appreciator

When Melissa started at Emmanuel, she chose what she believed to be two separate and distinct majors—studio art and history—to fulfill her both her personal and professional interests.

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Kai Uehara '20: Social Justice Scholar

Kai has always had the inclination to try to make any situation better. When he was searching for colleges, Emmanuel's social justice mission resounded deeply with his ideals of supporting those who need the help.

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Robert Columbus '20: The Idea Man

Robert’s interest in the workings of the wider world grew in 2011 as the Arab Spring became international news. “I love history,” he said, “so knowing the history of the states as well as their current affairs made their actions and interactions much more interesting to me.”

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