For more than 160 years, Saint Joseph's University has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or care of the entire person.
A passionate and energetic Spirit runs through our proud students and loyal alumni. It's evident in everything we do at Saint Joseph's University. We challenge the Intellect of our students by immersing them in an environment that requires a dedication to achievement and encourages them to live their lives with an enduring Purpose, by aspiring and committing to help make the world a better place.
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To learn more about Saint Joseph's University's Online Master's Degrees or Online Bachelor's Degrees, please contact us.
Saint Joseph's University has online degree programs in business, criminal justice, education, and health care. These Master's level degrees help our students develop skill sets that carry over into their professional lives. Currently, we offer the following degrees online:
Masters in Business Intelligence
The Masters in Business Intelligence program helps you gain a solid foundation in both technology and quantitative decision making tools that will aid your ability to interpret information. This program seeks to put the technology and analytical concepts into a relevant, functional business application context.
Organization Development and Leadership
Masters in Organization Development and Leadership
The Master's in Organization Development and Leadership (MODL) degree is an innovative program that offers the rigor of an MBA with a focus on the human side of business. It emphasizes leadership development , organizational change and personal growth.
Masters in Criminal Justice
The Masters in Criminal Justice is designed to meet the graduate educational needs of those pursuing careers in traditional law enforcement fields such as corrections, courts, police, and probation; in administrative and management positions in criminal justice and private security; in intelligence analysis positions at the local, state, or federal level; and in law and paralegal occupations.
Masters in Instructional Technology
Our program provides you with scientifically researched information that will prepare you to step into any of the Instructional Technology Specialist jobs available across a variety of educational settings.
Masters in Secondary Education
The Masters in Secondary Education prepares you for positions in middle schools, junior high schools, and high schools as a professional classroom teacher, supervising teacher, or department chairperson, and allows you to apply the skills you have developed immediately in your career. In addition to a Master's degree in Secondary Education, you will be qualified to apply for secondary Teacher Certification (OATCERT).
Masters in Special Education
The Masters in Special Education provides you with scientifically researched knowledge that will prepare you as a general educator to teach in inclusive classroom environments or to step into any Special Education position and allows you to apply the skills you have developed immediately in your career.
Masters in Health Administration
Saint Joseph's University online master's degree in health administration is a comprehensive program for health care professionals who need the foundation of a business perspective applied to the health delivery system.
Saint Joseph's University has online graduate certificates in criminal justice and education. These graduate level certificates help our students develop skill sets that carry over into their professional lives. Or if they choose, they can continue coursework and complete their degree. Currently, we offer the following certificates online:
Graduate Certification in Education
Instructional Technology Specialist Certification
Our curriculum is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge of the core principles of Instructional Technology. At the completion of the certificate program (8 courses + internship), students are eligible to apply for the Instructional Technology Specialist Certification. Students can receive their MS in Instructional Technology by completing just 2 additional elective courses.
Online Accelerated Teacher Certification (OATCERT)
The program from Saint Joseph's University is designed to aid working professionals earn their initial secondary (grades 7-12) teaching certificate or a Master's degree in Secondary Education within one of the traditional content areas: Math, Science, English and Social Studies.
Special Education Certification
The program is designed for professional teachers who want to develop and refine their ability to meet the demands of students with special educational needs. The convenient online format of this certification program allows working professionals to increase their credentials while maintaining other important responsibilities.
Online Wilson Reading System® Certification
This online Wilson Reading System® Certification provides teachers with the skills needed to help students become fluent, independent readers, using multi-sensory, structured language programs and strategies to teach reading and spelling successfully.
Criminal Justice Post Master's Certification
Behavior Analysis Certification
This program allows students the flexibility to concentrate on the theoretical and methodological knowledge needed to focus on the management skills necessary to succeed as upper-level decision makers. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved the Saint Joseph's University coursework in Behavior Analysis as meeting the coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination.
Homeland Security Certification
The Post Master's Certificate in Homeland Security offers you the opportunity to enhance your professional development in the criminal justice field or shift the focus of your career to national security issues. The certificate program offers immersion in the subject of homeland security at a graduate level without the time commitment or expense of a master's degree.
Complete Your Degree Online. Your Way.
The Online Bachelor of Science in Professional and Liberal Studies is a degree completion program that can immediately improve your job performance and enhance your future career potential. The strength of the program lies in the combination of a solid foundation in the liberal arts -- from communication skills to philosophy -- and a focus on organizational development and leadership. This bundle of knowledge and skills is applicable to almost any organization or professional situation, and greatly broadens the range of your professional opportunities.
Designed with your busy work and personal life in mind, the online B.S. in Professional and Liberal Studies offers you a flexible and convenient way to complete your degree. This online degree provides an accelerated, practical education that emphasizes critical thinking and organizational knowledge applicable to a broad range of career paths. Courses cover:
- Effective oral and written communication
- Issues in organizational development
- Principles of financial management
- Leadership development
The focus on organizational development and leadership helps make this exciting program universally applicable. You'll explore concepts and theories of individual and group behavior, and acquire practical skills in communication, computer proficiency, and project management.
The benefits of the Online Bachelor's Degree in Professional and Liberal Studies from Saint Joseph's University:
- Convenient, interactive online courses foster discussion and interaction among students and instructors.
- Credit for your studies, work and life experience.
- Faculty members bring real-world experience to the courses.
- Earn a degree from an accredited, top-ranked university.
Find out more about how the online Bachelor of Science in Professional and Liberal Studies from Saint Joseph's University can brighten your career possibilities. Request information or call us Toll Free at 1-866-758-7670.
We are excited you are considering Saint Joseph’s University for your online master's degree or online certificate.
Returning to college should be an exciting and positive time in your life. Our Admissions Representatives are dedicated to assisting you throughout your entire enrollment process at Saint Joseph's University. We strive to decrease any concerns you may have as you commit to your educational goals and dreams.
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Saint Joseph's University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, educates students with the purpose of producing graduates who will use their skills to improve the common good by promoting tolerance, compassion and social justice. Our strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards.
The Jesuit tradition of cura personalis—care for the entire person—is reflected in our academic experience and a learning environment that is energetic, compassionate, and spiritual.
We are proud to now offer online master's degrees and graduate certificates.
Founded in Philadelphia by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University is home to 4,650 full-time undergraduates and 4,300 graduate, executive, and non-traditional students.
If you would like more information about Saint Joseph's University Online, contact us and we will be happy to answer all of your questions.