Continuing your education through graduate or professional school can be an exciting opportunity to deepen your knowledge and expertise in a focused field of study. Additional education enhances job prospects for certain fields and can help with career advancement for those already in the workforce.

The Career & Professional Development team is eager to support you as you plan for your continuing education goals. Check out the below resources to get started and don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with your career advisor for tailored support by calling 303.871.2150 or via PCO, the career event, career appointment, and job/internship posting site for DU students.

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Key Graduate School Planning Resources
Graduate School Planning Overview (coming soon!)
Personal Statement Writing (pdf)
University of Denver Graduate Programs
Pre-Health Advising
Pre-Law Resources

Get Your Grad Degree Overseas

Affordable Degrees Abroad

By Denise Cope
President, Affordable Degrees Abroad

So many DU students have studied abroad or have had some significant international experience, and now they want more.  The natural next step is to get your graduate school degree abroad.  Here are …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Grad School – When to Prep and Apply

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Applying to graduate school is a lot different than applying to college. There’s a variety of different types of programs, and generally graduate programs have more autonomy within a university than undergraduate degrees. Because of the differences and unique aspects …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Grad School – Should I Go?

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As graduation approaches, graduate school might seem like a preferable option to searching for a full-time job. After all, being a student is comfortable! It is what you have been doing successfully for 17+ years!

There are a lot of …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Graduate School Applications: What Do They Include?

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While every program will have specific requirements, there are some common elements to grad school applications. When planning to apply to grad school, prepare to meet the following requirements for most programs:

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You’ll need to send in your transcript …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Financing Your Graduate Education

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Are you thinking about graduate school, or are in the middle of the admissions process? If so, you might be thinking about how you will finance your education. Financial aid looks a little bit different for graduate school than it …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor Kimberly English
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