2014–2015 Undergraduate Catalog

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General Information


  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
    11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356; http://www.acbsp.org/page/main

  • Council on Social Work Education
    1725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457; 703-683.8080; http://www.cswe.org/
    11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, 913-339-9356; http://www.cswe.org/

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; 202-466-7496; http://www.ncate.org/  

Its chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society.


It is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing for the licensure of registered nurses.


The education program is recognized by the Iowa Department of Education and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the certification of teachers in the elementary and secondary schools and for the training of veterans.


Viterbo University is recognized and approved by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to offer degree programs in education.


Viterbo University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statues, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Degree Offerings

Viterbo University offers the following undergraduate degrees and programs.


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Art Education
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Community-Medical Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Pre- And Post Professional Programs

  • Pre-Chiropractic, Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Veterinary
  • Community Interpreting Certificate
  • Dietetics Internship
  • Post-baccalaureate teacher licensure program
  • Post Masters AODA Specialty Certificate

Accelerated Degree Programs

  • Biology (three years)
  • 3 + 1 English (writing) (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 History (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Philosophy (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Religious Studies (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Spanish (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 English (writing) (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 History (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Philosophy (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Religious Studies (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 3 + 1 Spanish (to MBA or M.A.S.L.)
  • 4 + 1 B.B.A. to MBA

Graduate Programs

Viterbo University offers the following graduate degrees:

  • Master of Arts in Education (tracks for the classroom teacher and for the administrator)
  • Master of Arts in Servant Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Mission, Vision, Identity, Core Values and History

Catholic Identity

Campus Facilities and Grounds

Campus Information


Statement of Non-discrimination

Viterbo University values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Viterbo University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admission policies; scholarship or loan awards; athletic, or other university administered programs or employment. The Office of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy and may be contacted at Viterbo University, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601; 608-796-3930.

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