Graduate College

Graduate College

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Graduate education is an integral part of Siena’s mission: to assist people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical. The Graduate College challenges individuals to identify, refine, and achieve their personal goals, and to articulate a personal philosophy of life, all in the context of the mission of the Graduate College: integrating theory into practice.

You can also access important course information, documents and program descriptions by visiting the Graduate College on MySiena.

  • About
  • Admissions Criteria & Requirements
  • Graduate College: The Siena Effect

Learn more about Graduate College

Siena Heights University offers Master of Arts degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Leadership, and Teacher Education.

Advantages of being a SHU graduate student include:

  • Courses designed for working adults
  • Blended online and completely online programs
  • Evening and weekend courses
  • Small class sizes
  • Individualized academic advising
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) not required for admission
  • Dedicated faculty with career credentials
  • Locations throughout Michigan

Learn more about Graduate College Admissions Criteria & Requirements

Minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution of higher education required.

Submission of the following documents:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Current Resume
  • Application Essay
  • All Post-Secondary Transcripts
  • Conviction Disclosure Form
Siena Heights University Graduate College
Attention:  Betsy Brooks
1247 E. Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI 49221

  • Copy of Teaching Certificate required for Graduate Teacher Education applicants (optional for Montessori)
  • A personal interview is required for all Counseling applicants. 

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For more information about the Graduate College, contact:
or 877-438-1586 / 517-264-7662


Hear from our current students and graduates what the Siena Effect has done for them.

Meet Siena

Faculty & Staff

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John Fick

Associate Professor of Leadership; Coordinator of Graduate Health Care Leadership


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Tom Durbin '95, '08Ed.S.

English Graduate; Educational Leadership Graduate; Head of School, Lenawee Christian School