Meet your Graduate Admissions Team

The Graduate Admissions team is here to assist you throughout your graduate school search and Viterbo University's application process. We invite to reach out to us and look forward to connecting with you to support you in reaching your goals. 

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Please contact or call 608-796-3011 for more information about our programs. 

Your Graduate Admissions Counselor for:

International graduate candidates will also work with Ken Felts, Director of International Admissions |

Business  &  Leadership | EdD | MBA | MA

Exploring the EdD in Ethical Leadership (and with Superintendent) MBA and MBA in Health Care Leadership, or the MA in Servant Leadership, please contact: 


Counseling Programs | EdD | MS

Exploring the MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS in School Counseling, or our new post-master's EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision, please contact Graduate Admissions at or 608-796-3011.


Education - Wisconsin  |  EdD | MA | Licensures

Exploring a Master of Arts in Education, or simply an add-on licensure program, please contact your Graduate Admissions team of  Brent Thill or Mary Beth Sinniger to learn more. If you are interested in obtaining your first teaching license and have your bachelor's degree already contact Magdalen Kellogg to learn more about our post-Baccalaureate Teacher License program.

The Graduate Education Program Specialists for the programs are: 

  • Education Leadership programs  - Scott Mihalovic
  • Cross-categorical Special Education - Matt Johnson
  • Reading Teacher & Reading Specialist - Kristy Holinka
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher License - Kristy Holinka

Education - Iowa & National  |  MA |  Licensures

Are you an Iowa Teacher or Administrator? We have dedicated locations several locations throughout the State just for you, and our team is based in West Des Moines. Viterbo offers the Principal (IA 189) licensure program and an MA in Education that can be paired with the Principal Licensure or you can create your own emphasis. To explore our programs based in Iowa,  please contact:  


Nursing |  DNP  |  MSN Direct Entry

Exploring an advanced practice or leadership path? Review Viterbo's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with six different program paths: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Acute or Primary Care), a path for APRNs, Ethical Leadership, or the innovative Dual  DNP and MBA degrees. 

Looking for a career change?  Interested in becoming a Registered Nurse?  Explore Viterbo's Direct Entry MSN leading to your initial license as a nurse. 

To learn more about graduate nursing programs, please contact Graduate Admissions at or call 608-796-3011.

DNP:  Dr. Michele Merten

MSN Direct Entry:  Dr. Cameron Kiersch


Nutrition/Community Medical Dietetics  | MS

Explore our online M.S. in Community Medical Dietetics offering four paths - a Coordinated Direct Entry path for career changers looking to become a licensed RDN, a dual master's (clinical or thesis path) paired Dietetic Internship path for graduates of an ACEND didactic program, and a path for licensed RDNs looking to advance or expand their expertise in nutrition.  Learn more by contacting Graduate Admissions at or call 608-796-3011.


Speech Language Pathology | MS

Starting fall 2024 Viterbo University will launch a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.  This program is designed for graduates from BS/BA programs in Communication Disorders.  Candidates will apply through the national application platform of CSDCAS system.  

To inquire about our new program please contact us for more information.

Financial Aid - Graduate Students