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Graduate Catalog

This catalog contains information about graduate studies at St. Catherine University for the 2015-2016 academic year. The catalog contains important policy, program and curriculum information that will guide students in making decisions for the 2015-16 academic year.

Finding Course Descriptions

Looking for a specific course description? The easiest way to find details about a specific course is to type the course subject and number into the search box at the top of any page within the site (e.g., EDUC 7912 or ORLD 6200). To find all of the courses in a specific program, select the department (listed under the school in which it is housed) in the navigation bar, or refer to the Course Descriptions section of this catalog


The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the students and the University. This catalog has attempted to present information about the University for academic year 2015–2016 as accurately and completely as possible. However, for educational or financial reasons, the University reserves its right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees found in this catalog. Students, faculty and staff of the University are responsible for all information and deadlines contained in this catalog.

In addition to being responsible for information contained in this catalog, Master of Social Work (MSW) and Doctor of Social Work (DSW) students need to be familiar with the information on the University of St. Thomas Social Work website.