Lenoir-Rhyne University

    Mary Ann Gosnell, Associate Director of Enrollment Management and Graduate Counselor

    In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. As a community of learning, the University provides graduates a study committed to the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for a wide variety of careers and as guidance for a meaningful life. As a graduate student at Lenoir-Rhyne University (LR), you’ll be engaged in your studies and encouraged to succeed.

    Whether your goal is to update your professional skills or advance your career, Lenoir-Rhyne University offers a graduate program that is right for you. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, our graduate programs are in a small-group setting, which provides more intimate learning with a hands-on approach. With over 25 master degree programs to choose from, flexible scheduling with evening and weekend classes, and experienced faculty to provide the guidance you need to succeed. LR makes earning your master’s degree a reality. Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) is part of LR and its mission is to teach, form, and nurture women and men for public ministry in a context that is Christ-centered, faithfully Lutheran and ecumenically committed. Students of LTSS experience a curriculum focused on meaningful leadership, mission, ministry and experiential service learning with community engagement.

    The Center for Career and Professional Development Programs are offered across our three campuses and many are fully online, allowing you to begin in any semester and complete the program at a pace that fits your busy schedule.

    We have campuses in Hickory, N.C., Ashville, N.C and Columbia, S.C.

    Lenoir-Rhyne University - Hickory Campus: Division of Enrollment Management, Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603; Toll Free: 800-277-572, 1828-328-7300

    Center for Graduate Studies of Columbia: 4201 North Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203; 803-786-5150

    Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville: 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801; Toll Free: 855-232-4723

    M.A.: Counseling (School and/or Clinical Mental Health) (offered at all three campuses)

    M.A.: Liberal Studies

    M.A.: Religious Studies (Asheville campus only)

    M.A.: Writing (Asheville campus only)

    M.A.T.: Teaching

    M.B.A.*: Business Administration

    M.P.H.*: Public Health

    M.S.: Athletic Training

    M.S.: Occupational Therapy

    M.S.: Physician Assistant Studies

    M.S.: Sustainability Studies (Asheville campus only)


    Dietetic Internship*

    * also offered at the Asheville campus

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