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Saint Joseph’s University makes it easier for you to earn a master’s or finish your bachelor’s with over 30 degree and certificate programs. The online options — in the fields of business, healthcare, computer science, criminal justice, education and more — provide the flexible and accessible format you need to maintain a competitive advantage and become more valuable and versatile.

Discover competitive tuition, cutting-edge coursework, complete flexibility, and customization at a regionally accredited institution.

ONLINE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS INCLUDE

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS

MS in Business Intelligence & Analytics - 4 tracks

The online Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics at Saint Joseph’s University – one of the first Business Intelligence master’s degree offered entirely online – is designed and delivered by those at the center of the industry.

Choose from one of four career-enriching tracks:

  • AACSB-accreditation coursework
  • Four career-enriching tracks: Managerial, Cyber Analytics, Data Analytics, or Data Science
  • Taught within the top-ranked Erivan K. Haub School of Business
  • Receipt of Business Intelligence Certificate from SAS, Inc. upon completion

Salary Information: National average annual salary for Business Intelligence Analysts is $78,630.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015)

MS in Criminal Justice - 6 concentrations

Earn a Master of Science in Criminal Justice online and match your justice-seeking instincts and career goals with a choice of six criminology concentrations. Gain insight with proven principles taught by stewards of criminal justice, and be empowered to solve complex social, crime, and security challenges at the leadership level.

Choose from six concentrations:

  • General
    If you’re not sure of your specific career goals, you can opt for general studies with a selection of courses from the other tracks.
  • Behavior Analysis
    Gain key insights to evaluate and intervene for a broad range of behavioral challenges, from addiction to autism, and corrections to social work.
  • Behavior Management
    Learn techniques for addressing and preventing antisocial behaviors in minors at school and other settings.
  • Federal Law Enforcement
    Explore the latest investigation, criminology, and apprehension techniques for federal-level departments including the FBI, CIA, and DHS.
  • Homeland Security
    Prepare to protect our nation’s citizens and resources against terrorism and natural catastrophe.
  • Intelligence and Crime Analysis
    Discover crime prevention and prediction through the analysis of criminal trends, patterns, and data.

Salary Information: National average annual salary for Criminal Justice Directors is $57,391, and generally varies between $39,297 and $99,329.

—Payscale.com (2015)

MS in Education - Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification

The MS in Education - Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification degree prepares educators to acquire the competencies specifically needed to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. Upon graduation, you will also have earned a Pennsylvania-issued PK-12 certification with reciprocity in many states.

Career Information: The average salary of a Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in the United States is $54,155.

—SalaryExpert.com (2015)

MS in Education - Secondary Education

The online MS in Education - Secondary Education is an efficient, convenient, and cost effective way to get the skills and credentials you need to accomplish your career goal in educating grades 7-12. You will receive a cutting-edge master’s degree built on the latest theories and techniques for young adult education, and be qualified to receive secondary education certification.

Career Information: Employment of high school teachers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, earning a median annual wage of $57,200.

— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015)

MS in Education - Special Education - 5+ tracks

The online MS in Education - Special Education is built on the foundation of the Response to Intervention (RTI) program, a successful research-based strategy for student achievement that has been implemented in school districts across the country.

Choose from multiple tracks:

  • MS in Education - Special Education (master's only)
  • MS in Education – Special Education + Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration
  • MS in Education - Special Education + Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement
  • MS in Education - Special Education + Special Education Certification
  • MS in Education - Special Education + Wilson Reading System® Certification
  • MS in Education - Special Education + Social, Emotional and Behavioral Wellness of PK-12 Students
  • Ask a Program Manager about becoming certified in multiple areas

Career Information: Employment of special education teachers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, earning a median annual wage of $55,980.

— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015)

MS in Health Administration - 3 concentrations

Superior patient care begins and ends with effective administration of the intricate healthcare delivery system. Built for a new generation of healthcare professionals, the online Master of Science in Health Administration offers a practice-based curriculum delivered by professors with real-world experience from every corner of the healthcare industry.

Choose from three concentrations:

  • ​​General
    Master the latest issues that concern the ethical diagnosis, communication, delivery, and follow up of healthcare.
  • Informatics
    Use data to enhance the understanding and delivery of healthcare with the assistance of informatics.
  • Organization Development and Leadership
    Enhance your skills in managing and developing healthy organizational cultures in healthcare environments.

Career Information: Employment of Medical and Health Services Managers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, earning a median annual wage of $94,500.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015)

MS in Organization Development & Leadership

The online Master’s in Organization Development and Leadership (MODL) transcends typical management degree programs to create an experience that will build your leadership skills in real-time as you apply concepts from class directly into your current career. Rooted in theory and built on real-world experience, the online MODL degree will help you unlock your leadership potential.

Career Information: Employment of top executives is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, earning a median annual wage of $102,690.

— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015)

MS in Strategic Human Resource Management

The online Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management at Saint Joseph’s University is designed for students to obtain competence in the HR field, gain experience in organizational development and learn to help their businesses to better compete in the marketplace. Benefit from:

  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) aligned program curriculum
  • AACSB-accredited coursework through the top-ranked Erivan K. Haub School of Business
  • Maximum flexibility with part-time learning options

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - 8 online concentrations

The MBA program is designed to advance your career, hone your leadership skills and provide you with practical business knowledge that you can apply immediately. We’ll empower you to dig deeper and work harder to become a more strategic, ethical and successful business leader. Tailor your education by choosing from one of eight in-demand disciplines:

  • General MBA
  • Business Intelligence
  • Finance
  • Health & Medical Services Administration
  • International Business
  • Leading
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate

MS in Computer Science - 3 concentrations

For over 20 years, the M.S. in Computer Science program at Saint Joseph’s University has been at the forefront of education in the theory and practice of computer science. The SJU computer science program offers concentration options to meet your interests and career goals, including:

  • Web & Database Technologies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence

MS in Marketing

The top-ranked Master of Science in Marketing program at Saint Joseph's University provides students with the tools, theory and practical knowledge necessary for career advancement.


The MS in Marketing offers a unique curriculum option through the marketing analytics track. Engage in real-time learning with real-time data and help your organization make data informed marketing decisions.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

BLS in General Studies - 2 Concentrations

If you want to use past college credit to complete your bachelor’s degree, the online BLS in General Studies is the perfect option. Designed to help you seamlessly take your existing college credits and finish your undergraduate program, it is built on a curriculum of real world education that will help put your credentials to work quickly and effectively.

Choose from two concentrations:

  • Professional Studies
    The BLS in General Studies - Professional Studies concentration focuses on expertise and skills required for success in the contemporary workplace, particularly related to organizational leadership and development.
  • Autism Studies
    The BLS in General Studies - Autism Studies concentration features a ABAI-approved course sequence and prepares you to sit for the BCaBA examination.

Salary Information: Those who obtain a bachelor’s degree have average income of $65,482 compared to a median of $35,615 for people with only a high school diploma.

— U.S. Census Bureau (2016)

BBA – Business Administration

The bachelor of business administration will prepare you for long-term success in all business environments while providing the flexibility to take day, evening and online coursework from an AACSB-accredited university. With real-world experiences and a strong foundation in the liberal arts, graduates are taught the global perspective and industry context to make an impact beyond the boardroom.

CERTIFICATIONS & ENDORSEMENTS

Online Accelerated Teaching Certification (OATCERT)

The 27-credit OATCERT program is designed to aid working professionals in earning 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
  • Social Studies

Pennsylvania PK-12 Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Certification

This program prepares educators for certification and to acquire the competencies specifically needed to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. It may be combined with a master’s degree (for only 6 more credits) or completed as a stand-alone option. You are required to:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Have basic sign language competency
  • Be Level 1 certified (or have equivalent education/experience) to work with deaf/hard of hearing students

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. Benefit from:

  • A convenient online format
  • Flexibility to maintain work/life balance
  • Increase credentials while still working

Wilson Reading System® Certification

This online Wilson Reading System® Certification provides the skills to help students with language-based learning disabilities become fluent, independent readers, using multi-sensory, structured language programs and strategies to teach reading and spelling successfully.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement

The endorsement is a post-master's program designed for educators. The curriculum consists of four courses that provide a thorough foundation in the principles, ethics, and methods of best practices in ASD education for individuals of all ages.

Social, Emotional and Behavioral Wellness of PK-12 Students

The purpose of this endorsement is to further prepare professional educators and others in related professional fields to build resiliency in students by facilitating social, emotional, and behavioral wellness in order to address non-academic barriers to learning. Field experiences are an expected component of the endorsement and may include a range of formal, required school and community activities.

Certificate in Behavior Analysis (Post-Master's)

If you have already earned a master’s degree, you can obtain an online Post-Master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis. It features:

  • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)-approved coursework
  • Prepares you to sit for the BCBA examination
  • Provides skills and certificate for career advancement

Cybersecurity Certificate

The cybersecurity certificate program will expose you to the most recent IT technologies and methodologies that strengthen the security and resilience of cyberspace. Intended for professionals who are interested in improving their knowledge in cybersecurity issues and techniques, this certificate is offered entirely online, and a background in computer science is not required. You'll gain a deeper understanding of various types of system and network vulnerabilities, digital forensics, cyber-attacks, cyber law and issues of ethics, risk management, evidence collection and report writing techniques. Depending on your industry or interests, your coursework can be tailored to meet your goals.

Financial Planning Certificate

Financial Planning certification is the most recognized professional certification for financial planners, demonstrating expertise in the field and adherence to rigorous standards. Our Certified Financial Planner Certificate program will explore both organizational and individual financial practices. It has been specifically designed for students who have already earned an MBA degree, but do not have the requisite coursework to sit for the CFP exam.*

* Saint Joseph's University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and flame logo marks. CFP certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing and educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.

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