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Graduate Degrees

The University’s academic strengths match several prominent needs for graduate study both in the region and globally. Over the last five decades, the University has developed high-quality master’s degree programs that feature an applied orientation designed to prepare you as a leader in your field, identified for career advancement.

Graduate Studies Programs 

Master in Management Graphic

Calendar of Events

Book Club

FALL 2019


Session I

Session II

Term Length

August 19 – October 11

October 14 - December 11

Last day to add

August 23

October 18

Last day to drop

August 23

October 18

Last day to withdraw

September 19

November 13

Grades due

October 16 (by noon)

December 17 (by noon)

All Registrar’s office business DUE by 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted

August 2019 
  14  New Student Orientation 4 - 8 pm MTAC 146
  19  Fall Session I Courses Begin
  23   Last Day to Add/ Drop Session I Course

September 2019 
    2   Labor Day - no classes
  19  Last Day to Withdraw from Session I Course   

October 2019 
    1  Graduation applications due in Registrar’s Office for May 2020 grads & August 2020 grads (walking in May ’20)
  11  Last Day of Fall Session I
  14  Fall Session II Courses Begin

  16   Session I Grades Due (by noon)
  18  Last Day to Add/Drop Session II Course

  28  Spring ‘20 Online Registration begins

November 2019 

 13  Last Day to Withdraw from Session II Course with a “W” Grade

  25-29  Thanksgiving Recess

December 2019 

    2  Classes Resume
  11  Last Day of Session II
  15-18  Final Exams
  12  December Commencement
  17  Session II Grades Due (by noon)

(full Academic Calendar)

Graduate Studies Information


Book Club is part of the CAS activities for the Master in Management students. However, it is open to any University of Dubuque student or employee. They generally run 1 hour per week for 6 weeks. Please contact the Graduate Studies Office (gradstudies@dbq.edu or call x3246) if you are interested in joining in one or more of these engaging sessions:

2019 - 2020

Fall Session I: Difficult Conversations (10th anniversary edition) by Stone, Patton, etal. (Hayes)



Fall Session II: Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: the 17 Skills leaders need to stand out (Cattani)



Spring Session I: The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace by Friedman (Prelis)

$4.32 Thrifbooks

Spring Session II: Leading Change by John Kotter (Grace)



$7.18 (thriftbooks)

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