Professional and Liberal Studies Degree Completion

Finishing Your Degree. It takes magis.

Welcome to the Professional and Liberal Studies You’re not a traditional student; your education shouldn’t be either. Adult students have a variety of priorities that the Professional and Liberal Studies department understands and embraces. We strive to serve the needs of adults who are working toward completing a Bachelor's degree by offering convenient, affordable and flexible education to fit your busy lifestyle. The majority of our students are taking classes part-time, in the evening, and take advantage of our on-campus and online class offerings. Contact us at or 610-660-1267 for an in-person or phone conversation about transferring your credits to complete your degree.

Why study at Saint Joseph’s University?

  • Transferability: We accept transfers from most regionally-accredited, non-profit colleges and universities. We accept a maximum of 75 transfer credits (25 courses). Saint Joseph's University also has established relationships and dual-agreements with area community colleges in Southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.
  • Convenience: Choose from weekday, evening, and online classes; special summer and winter sessions and accelerated eight-week formats.
  • Reputation: Saint Joseph's is a leader in adult education, offering classes to adult student since 1915. 92% of our 2014 class are employed or enrolled in graduate school.
  • Affordability: Our Adult Learner programs are offered at a discounted tuition rate, comparable to or lower than other area colleges and universities. SJU degree completion programs also qualify for federal financial aid for students who are eligible.