Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University is a private Jesuit university in Philadelphia and Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. The university was founded in Old City, Philadelphia by the Society of Jesus in 1851 as Saint Joseph’s College. Saint Joseph’s is the seventh oldest Jesuit university in the United States and one of 27 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Steeped in a tradition of academic rigor and social justice, Saint Joseph’s prepares students to lead successful lives of meaning and impact in a complex, fast-changing world. Graduates are leaders and change-makers, working in their communities to build a more just and thriving society.

Graduate degree and professional certificate programs are offered online, on campus and hybrid. Course schedules are convenient and flexible, designed to fit with the busy schedule of working adults. Students build a network of industry connections and influential alumni, gain sought-after skills and receive support from expert faculty.


Graduate Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences’ programs inspire a love of learning, a global way of thinking and a desire to create positive impact. A rigorous educational foundation gives students the confidence and resilience to take a leap and find unlimited success in life and career.

Our programs offer variety and flexibility beyond traditional degrees – including certificates, endorsements and online/hybrid courses.

With a 7:1 ratio of students to faculty, our degree programs offer plenty of mentorship and personal guidance. Faculty members are not just subject matter experts, they are industry leaders, researchers and advocates.

Degree programs include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Writing Studies

Certificates programs include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Creative and Professional Writing

View a full list of ARTS AND SCIENCES graduate degree and certificate programs.


Graduate Studies, Erivan K. Haub School of Business

The combination of rigorous academic preparation, specialized industry skills and a focus on the common good set the Saint Joseph’s business education apart. Accredited by the AACSB in both business and accounting, the Haub School of Business is in an elite category of the best business schools throughout the world.

Our academic programs, faculty, students and alumni continue to receive recognition for their standards of excellence by ranking organizations and professional institutions such as U.S. News & World Report, Eduniversal, The Princeton Review, Beta Gamma Sigma and the American Marketing Association.

Degree programs include:

  • Executive MBA
  • Health and Medical Services Administration
  • Finance
  • Food Marketing
  • Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

View a full list of BUSINESS graduate degree and certificate programs.


Graduate Studies, School of Health Studies and Education

The School of Health Studies and Education offers programs that prepare future educators and healthcare professionals to become leaders and create positive change in their lives and communities. We believe that education and health are at the heart of individual and community advancement. Careers in these sectors are more than jobs, they are driven by passion and purpose.

In both education and health programs, field work is just as important to building skills as classroom instruction. From student teaching to clinical training and research, our programs provide opportunities for students to create a well-rounded educational experience.

Programs include:

  • Interdisciplinary Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.D.)
  • Health Administration
  • Educational Leadership & Administration
  • Organization Development & Leadership
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement

Certificate programs include:

  • Autism Studies
  • English as a Second Language

View a full list of HEALTH STUDIES AND EDUCATION graduate degree and certificate programs.

Adult Learner, Bachelor’s degree completion and certificate programs

Saint Joseph’s degree completion and non-traditional undergraduate programs are designed for working adults. They provide students with the opportunity to explore, acquire, and sharpen the skills for success in a changing and competitiveness workplace.

Students connect with faculty and other adult learners to build friendships and lifelong networks. Personalized support is provided by the Writing Center, Career Development Center and The Success Center.

We’re the oldest adult education program in the region and offer distinct advantages including transfer of courses, evening and online classes, and affordable tuition.

Programs include:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Health Administration
  • Organization Development & Leadership
  • Insurance & Risk Management

View a full list of ADULT LEARNER degree and certificate programs.

For More Information


Saint Joseph’s University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19131




Elizabeth Y. Gatti
Director of Transfer and Adult Admission
Phone: 610-660-1300

Joe McDonald
Director, Corporate and Industry Partnerships
Phone: 610-660-3211

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