Graduate Programs

The graduate studies degree programs at Lake Erie College prepare you to move ahead in your profession with relevant classes, real world experiences, and advanced technology. Our programs come with flexibility and individual support, ensuring your learning success and preparing you for future career opportunities. Our personal approach to teaching and learning is uniquely suited to help you meet the challenges of a graduate program and prepare you for dynamic career and life opportunities.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Dr. Douglas Bird, Director of the Parker M.B.A. Program, meets with all MBA students. During this meeting, you will work together to build a specific program of courses that will meet your needs as both a professional and a student. You may contact Dr. Douglas Bird at 440.375.7075 or or Bridget Conway at

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Dr. Katharine Delavan, Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies, advises all students in the Master of Education Program. You may contact Dean Delavan at 440-375-7389 or for further information.

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS)

The physician assistant field is experiencing explosive growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the job outlook for PAs is expected to grow at approximately 30% per year. The average median salary for PAs in 2011 was $88,660 per year. Physician assistants are trained to work with physicians to provide patient care in a broad range of areas. Click here for more information about the profession, provided by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). Lake Erie College is committed to providing an outstanding education for our physician assistants in the tradition of our college's strong academic history.