Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, internationally recognized university located on the edge of metropolitan Philadelphia, with students from across the country and around the world, both online and on campus. Saint Joseph's University is regionally accredited — the highest level of accreditation a traditional college or university can obtain — by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs.

For 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has helped men and women prepare for their professional lives by providing a rigorous Jesuit education that incorporates the Ignatian credo of Cura Personalis, or care of the entire person. Guided by a faculty committed to both teaching and scholarship, a Saint Joseph’s education challenges and expands knowledge, deepens understanding, emphasizes critical thinking and communication, fosters the development of moral and spiritual character, and builds enduring pride.

U.S. News & World Report
The 2016 edition of "America's Best Colleges" has ranked Saint Joseph's University No. 11 best Regional University in the North.

Forbes Magazine
Forbes ranks Saint Joseph's University's #94 among Top Colleges in the Northeast.

The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review ranks the Erivan K. Haub School of Business as one of the 2016-17 Best 294 Business Schools.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

Bachelor's

Saint Joseph's University Online

The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies degree completion program is built on a curriculum of real-world education that will help improve your career op ... [+]

The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies degree completion program from Saint Joseph’s University is designed to not only help you seamlessly take your existing college credits and finish your bachelor’s degree but is built on a curriculum of real-world education that will help put your new degree to work quickly and effectively. Choose from two concentrations: Autism Studies or Professional Studies.

Autism Studies – The Autism Studies concentration of the Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies focuses on knowledge and techniques to educate and assist individuals within the Autism Spectrum. It consists of ten courses in total: seven theoretical courses and three concentrated field experience courses that are approved by the BACB.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
3 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies degree completion program is built on a curriculum of real-world education that will help improve your career an ... [+]

The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies degree completion program from Saint Joseph’s University is designed to not only help you seamlessly take your existing college credits and finish your bachelor’s degree but is built on a curriculum of real-world education that will help put your new degree to work quickly and effectively. Choose from two concentrations: Autism Studies or Professional Studies.

Professional Studies – focuses on expertise and skills required for success in the contemporary workplace, particularly related to organizational leadership and development. Coursework develops your leadership potential and expands your general knowledge in such areas as critical thinking, social justice, problem-solving and more.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
Online

Certificate

Saint Joseph's University Online

The Autism Spectrum Disorder endorsement is a post-master program designed for educators. The curriculum consists of four courses that provide a thorough foundation in th ... [+]

Autism is a growing concern for families and educators as rates of diagnosis rise: According to the Centers and Disease Control, 1 in 68 children have been identified with the disorder, which occurs across all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.

To meet this expanding need, Saint Joseph’s University offers certifications for educators at different educational backgrounds and professional outcomes. The abilities and challenges of each individual with autism spectrum disorder are unique, so these certifications provide a comprehensive education in topics such as behavior analysis and social skills development to prepare you to assist and empower members of this population.

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USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The Certificate of Proficiency in Autism Studies is geared for educators without a bachelor's degree or who are not seeking Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BC ... [+]

Autism is a growing concern for families and educators as rates of diagnosis rise: According to the Centers and Disease Control, 1 in 68 children have been identified with the disorder, which occurs across all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.

To meet this expanding need, Saint Joseph’s University offers certifications for educators at different educational backgrounds and professional outcomes. The abilities and challenges of each individual with autism spectrum disorder are unique, so these certifications provide a comprehensive education in topics such as behavior analysis and social skills development to prepare you to assist and empower members of this population.

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USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

Earn the Online Accelerated Teaching Certification (OATCERT) and gain the skills to lead secondary education (grades 7-12) within math, science, English, or social studie ... [+]

Stand apart in secondary education with the Online Accelerated Teaching Certification (OATCERT). You’ll gain the skills and the initial credential to lead secondary education (grades 7-12) within one of the traditional content areas: math, science, English, or social studies.

Offered completely online, the OATCERT program is an efficient, cost-effective way to advance your classroom instruction, leadership skills, and career options. Graduates also qualify for secondary education certification in Pennsylvania, a credential recognized by more than 30 other states.

There is no entrance exam for this 30-credit certification, which consists of 4 semesters of coursework and 1 semester of supervised student teaching at your choice of public, private or international institution.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
5 semesters
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

Make a difference in student's lives and earn the Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification. Strengthen and expand your teaching capabilities to ... [+]

Saint Joseph’s University has the approval of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality to offer an Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 certification program.

The curriculum of this certification was built to strengthen and expand your teaching skills, to help you prepare for the certification as well as help you develop new strategies to support learning and development of children with hearing loss.

The certification can be completed as a stand-alone program (30 credits) or may be combined with a master’s degree, allowing you to earn a Master of Science in Education – Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 certification (36 credits).... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
5 semesters
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

Educators skilled in teaching students with a disability – be it physical, intellectual, emotional, or any combination are in high demand. Earn the online Special Educat ... [+]

Educators skilled in teaching students with a disability – be it physical, intellectual, emotional, or any combination are in high demand. Earn the online Special Education certification from Saint Joseph’s University to prepare yourself to take on this imperative role to learn the best practices of effectively teaching students with special needs and helping them learn successfully.

Our online program was developed for professional teachers who want to refine and develop their ability to meet the needs of students who require special attention.

With the flexible online program, achieving your online Special Education certification has never been easier. You will learn from a distinguished faculty and work with peers to earn career-building credentials while maintaining your work/life balance.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
5 semesters
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

Saint Joseph's University offers one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Reading System® for students with special needs. Upon comple ... [+]

Saint Joseph’s University offers one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Reading System® for students with special needs. Upon completion of this track, graduates will receive the Wilson Reading System® Certification and be prepared to deliver multi-sensory reading education to students in a variety of settings.

There are many benefits to earning your Wilson Reading System® certification online, such as the ability to:

Achieve your educational goals while meeting your professional obligations Log into class straight from your laptop or home computer Work comfortably at your own pace Take advantage of the ability to connect and work with a vast array of online learners Conveniently submit assignments electronically ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online

MSc

Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include:... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Education - Secondary Education is a convenient and cost-effective way to get the skills and credentials you need to educate grades 7-12. With classes in ... [+]

Stand apart with an online master's in secondary education from Saint Joseph’s University. You’ll gain the credentialed skills to lead education at the middle and high school levels. The online MS in Education - Secondary Education from SJU is an efficient and cost-effective way to get the skills you need to accomplish your career goal in educating grades 7-12.

Throughout the country, tight state and local budgets are making the market for teaching jobs more competitive than ever before. This program is perfect for teachers looking to excel in their current position or who aspire to move into higher paying roles. If teaching is a calling for you, our program will give you the right tools and credentials to begin your teaching career.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The MS in Education - Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification program prepares educators to effectively teach students PK-12 with varying levels of he ... [+]

The MS in Education - Deaf and Hard of Hearing program is designed to provide you with the abilities to effectively teach students PK-12 with varying levels of hearing impairment. Upon graduation, students will also be granted a PA-issued certification, which is recognized in most states.

Throughout the program, you will learn to use the latest technologies to facilitate meaningful and differentiated learning experiences, as well as how to communicate effectively with deaf and hard of hearing students. You’ll be encouraged to set goals related to improving your sign language and alternative communication skills.

This program prepares educators for certification and to acquire the competencies needed to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. As such, it is ideally suited for:... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Education – Special Education with Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement focuses on the proper diagnosis and ongoing lesson delivery across the entire aut ... [+]

Autism is a growing concern for families and educators as rates of diagnosis rise: According to the Centers and Disease Control, 1 in 68 children has been identified with the disorder, which occurs across all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.

To meet this expanding need, Saint Joseph’s University offers certifications for different educational levels and professional outcomes. The abilities and challenges of each individual with autism spectrum disorder are unique, so these certifications provide a comprehensive education in topics such as behavior analysis and social skills development to prepare you to assist and empower members of this population.

With the Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement (Post-Graduate), the curriculum will consist 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. It promotes teaching skills that fill a growing demand in the special education field for qualified professionals who can provide specialized services for students with ASD. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has officially endorsed this program, signifying that it meets state standards for teaching education in this area.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Education – Special Education with Special Education Certification prepares you to help meet the needs of students with learning disabilities and other s ... [+]

Prepare yourself to take on an imperative and increasing role of an educator with a specialization in special education. With our online Special Education certification from Saint Joseph’s University will help you learn the best practices for teaching students with special needs, as well as put you on the path to directly helping and having a positive impact on students’ learning experiences.

Our online program was developed for professional teachers who want to refine and develop their ability to meet the needs of students who require special attention.

With the flexible online program, achieving your online Special Education certification has never been easier. You will learn from a distinguished faculty and work with peers to earn career-building credentials while maintaining your work/life balance.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) concentration in the Master of Science in Education - Special Education helps professionals develop a deeper understanding of d ... [+]

The online Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) concentration in the Master of Science in Education - Special Education helps professionals develop a deeper understanding of diverse behavioral health needs. Through a BACB-approved curriculum, students gain the skills to develop, implement, and evaluate quality techniques that bring about positive behavioral change in people with special needs. Students in this innovative and 100% online program will examine the principles of learning and behavior, and understand how to purposefully apply these principles in environments such as schools, hospitals, mental health settings, as well as in business.

Application of Behavior Analysis

Behavior Analysis is an important strategy used to treat a variety of behavioral challenges related to addiction, anxiety, mental health, diet, pre-school behavior, developmental disabilities, juvenile delinquency, and learning disorders. Ever increasing numbers of students on the Autism Spectrum as well as those with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders warrant the development of skills in ABA as well as certified practitioners. Add to your current professional knowledge with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and learn to use data-driven methodologies to more effectively analyze and guide positive change in human behavior.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Education – Special Education is built on the foundation of the Response to Intervention (RTI) program, a research-based strategy for student achievement ... [+]

When you pursue your online master's in special education from Saint Joseph's University, you are fortifying your marketability in today’s teaching field. Students with disabilities and learning impairments are routinely integrated into mainstream classrooms. It’s becoming necessary for teachers to have additional skills to meet these students’ educational, social, emotional, and vocational needs. SJU empowers teachers with a research-based curriculum built on the foundation of Response to Instruction and Intervention.

The online MS in Education – Special Education from SJU has multiple customizable options that empower you to have a transformative impact on students with special needs while advancing your career. Choose to receive your master's by itself, or add-on one or more of these career-enriching tracks: Applied Behavior Analysis concentration, Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement, Special Education Certification, and Wilson Reading System® Certification.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Education – Special Education with Wilson Reading System Certification is one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Re ... [+]

Saint Joseph’s University offers one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Reading System® for students with special needs. Upon completion of this track, graduates will receive the Wilson Reading System® Certification and be prepared to deliver multi-sensory reading education to students in a variety of settings.

There are many benefits of earning your Wilson Reading System® certification online, such as the ability to:

Achieve your educational goals while meeting your professional obligations Log into class straight from your laptop or home computer Work comfortably at your own pace Take advantage of the ability to connect and work with a vast array of online learners Conveniently submit assignments electronically ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online MS in Organizational Development and Leadership creates a learning experience that builds your leadership skills in real-time as you apply concepts from class ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership from Saint Joseph’s University is not your typical management degree; this curriculum creates an experience that will build your leadership skills daily, as you apply concepts from class directly into your current career.

Effective leadership makes all the difference for organizations both big and small. The online Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership teaches you to successfully lead individuals, teams, and entire companies. The program faculty includes Ph.Ds., company founders, industry experts, and organizational masters who equip you with the skills necessary to lead in the modern marketplace.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online, award-winning MS in Strategic Human Resource Management is designed for students to obtain competence in the HR field, gain experience in organizational devel ... [+]

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. Taught within the AACSB-accredited Erivan K. Haub School of Business, this program provides maximum flexibility with its online learning option.

Aligned with the standards set by the Society of Human Resource Management, the online graduate HR program's curriculum enhances and develops your ability to help guide organizations, both large and small, toward its goals with a robust, high-level human resources strategy that covers:... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online

Postgraduate Certificate

Saint Joseph's University Online

The online Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis is designed for students with a master's in education, behavior analysis, or psychology. This online degree will ... [+]

The online Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis from Saint Joseph’s University is an effective way to promote flexibility and advance your career as you pursue your professional goals.

Designed for students with a master’s in education, behavior analysis, or psychology, this online degree will prepare you to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam. You’ll learn from those who drive the industry: several faculty members at Saint Joseph’s University are either current or previous BACB board members.

After completion of the Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis, you will be able to apply your knowledge to multiple areas including:

Behavi... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
Location address
5600 City Ave.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131 US
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