Take on greater success with a graduate degree from St. Edward’s.

When it comes to moving forward in your career or shifting to a new one, graduate school is more important now than ever.

A master’s degree from St. Edward’s will help you reach your goals faster, prepare you more fully and give you a lifelong network to support your future endeavors.

Our highly respected graduate programs offer global contacts, career-building experience and in-demand skills that exceed individual job requirements — so that no matter how much or quickly your career environment changes, you’ll be ready to take on your world and thrive.

22% is the average earnings increase for master’s degree holders as compared to those with only a bachelor’s degree.

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2019)

Why St. Edward’s?

Our high academic standards, flexible program formats and personalized approach offer you a profound and practical educational experience. You’ll graduate equipped to take on a whole new level of success.



Our professor-mentors are all leaders, consultants and practitioners in their field who teach from case studies and their extensive workplace experience.



Classes are small, interactive and collaborative — online and on campus. You’ll forge close professional ties with your professors and classmates.



Consulting, practicum and internship opportunities with real clients are strengthened by our partnerships in Austin and provide hands-on experience. 



Timely and relevant coursework builds highly sought-after knowledge and skills. You’ll apply what you learn in class to your job the next day.



Our Career and Professional Development services and 35,000-strong alumni global network are support you can call on for life.



Our library’s computer stations, meeting rooms and Writing Center, plus our fitness and dining facilities, help you balance work, family and studies.

Our Graduates in the Workplace

Our graduate alumni comprise a large and growing network of project leaders, vice presidents, senior managers and entrepreneurs. You’ll find them pursuing fulfilling careers in a range of industries, from Fortune 500s to their own companies, including:

  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
  • KPMG 
  • Apple 
  • Deloitte
  • Messina Touring Group 
  • Falkon Ventures
  • Siete Family Foods
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • IBM 
  • City of Austin
  • Dell
  • Ragland Holdings, LLC
  • Gonzales & Associates Counseling


The Austin Advantage

Austin is known for innovation in business, life sciences, education, human services, music and technology. The city is a hub of economic growth, promising startups and iconic corporations such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Intel, Qualcomm, Whole Foods and Seton Family Hospitals. Our partnerships with professional organizations in Austin give you networking and practical learning opportunities.

Downtown Austin Skyline
91% of our graduate students agree their St. Edward’s education helped them meet their goals.

(SEU Satisfaction Survey 2017)

What Our Alumni Say

Sandra Lewis

“I like that most of my classes had practicum, simulation or hands-on experiences where we applied what we’d learned, and my instructors were all from the working world.”

–Sandra Lewis MBA ’19
Senior Program Manager, Dupont – Global Integrated Business Planning

Cedric Dunmore

“What I learned in class was transformative. The MAC program goes in-depth to bring counseling and counseling theory to life to prepare you for the work you’ll be doing.”

–Cedric Dunmore MAC ’17
LCDC, CIP, Private Practice

Margaret Mercer

“I really value the professors and students I connected with. Everyone was at a different place in their career, and all brought unique experiences and perspectives to the table that I learned from. They’re a major part of my professional network.”

– Margaret Mercer ’19 MACT ’20
Audit Associate, Deloitte Houston