Graduate Degree Programs

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

If you’re already a certified nurse practitioner, our post-master’s DNP program is designed to take you to the next level in just two calendar years!

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Doctor of Physical Therapy*

Briar Cliff offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy* program, which is currently under Candidate for Accreditation status. The DPT program offers a progressive, clinical-based curriculum that promotes hands-on service learning experiences.

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Master of Arts in Management: Human Resource Management

Pursue higher credentials in the field of human resources. This emphasis is fully aligned with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) guidelines.

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Master of Arts in Management: Leadership

Looking to optimize your own management techniques? This emphasis will help you — and your organization — reach your objectives.

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Master of Arts in Management: Sports Management

Combine your passion for sports with a strong background in business and leadership skills, and gain that competitive edge that today’s sports industry and athletic organizations are seeking.

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Master of Arts/Science in Kinesiology and Human Performance

The field of kinesiology is evolving. So can you! Our program infuses teaching, coaching and research-based concepts that are more “hands on” than theoretical.

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Master of Health Administration

Prepare yourself for leadership and management positions in today’s complex health care industry.

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Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator

Help shape the future of health care. Get the skills and qualifications you need to educate the next generation of nurses, and spread your passion for nursing to the college classroom.

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Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Practitioner

Looking to advance your nursing degree? Join the first and only accredited Master of Science in Nursing program in Siouxland. Choose between a family nurse practitioner or an adult/gerontology nurse practitioner track.

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*Effective April 29, 2015, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Briar Cliff University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.