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Online Learning at Saint Joseph's

The online programs at Saint Joseph’s are ranked among the best in the nation. We’ve been around since 1851 and were one of the first universities to offer online learning. Our user-friendly online platform allows you to easily immerse yourself within the digital environment. Log in from virtually anywhere and instantly access course materials, upload assignments, participate in group discussion boards and request help from instructors on any device — laptop, desktop, tablet and even your phone.

Explore Our Programs


Online bachelor’s degree program in the Philadelphia area, according to U.S. News and World Report.


Top 10% of Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA) (U.S. News & World Report).


Best regional University in the North (2022), according to U.S. News and World Report.


Best Colleges for Veterans North (2021), according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Learning online at Saint Joseph’s is more than just you and a computer. You’ll be connected to a community of students and expert faculty that care about your success. Our programs come with personalized instruction, academic advising and lifelong career services.

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Participation is a vital element of the online student experience. In our online courses, you will connect with your fellow students while you’re in the program and when you join over 75,000 of our proud Hawk alumni. You’ll be able to develop a robust professional and personal network that will benefit you for years to come. You'll also have access to personalized career support, ensuring your success even after you graduate.

Personal Support from Faculty

One of the most valuable resources you will have at your disposal is our distinguished faculty. You’ll learn from academicians and professionals who are dedicated to your success and provide personalized attention to help you reach your professional goals.

Meet Our Faculty

Nene Okunna

Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Studies

Expertise: mental and behavioral health policy, health systems strengthening and financing in developing countries, the efficiency of health care delivery systems, scholarship relevant to diverse women’s concerns.

Eric Patton, Ph.D. at Saint Joseph's University

Associate Professor in the Department of Management

Expertise: organizational behavior, gender and diversity in organizations, social representation of absenteeism, inclusion of individuals on the autism spectrum, religious and moral rhetoric in the business press.

Samantha Riggleman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education

Expertise: social-emotional development in young children, applied behavior analysis (ABA) with young children with and without autism spectrum disorder, expulsion rates for young children in preschool settings, use of technology in training early childhood special education teachers.

Ready to Apply?

We offer fully online as well as hybrid on-campus/online programs for many of our degrees. In most cases, our online programs use the same application process as our on-campus programs. Our counselors can help you with the process each step of the way.

Hear From Current Students

Maha Abdalla '22, saint joseph's university ABA student

By learning in small-sized classes among students from all walks of life and different professional backgrounds, you have the chance to learn from your classmates and your professors and connect in our mutual passions for the field and our studies."

Maha Abdalla '22, saint joseph's university ABA student

Maha Abdulla '22

A.B.A. Post-Master's Certificate student

Jon Cabrera '22 MHA student at Saint Joseph's University

The university has done an exceptional job developing programs that are flexible, and meet the needs of a variety of students. Working full-time, being an online grad student, while raising 4 children has been challenging at times, yet my program is delivered to allow for busy individuals such as myself to succeed."

Jon Cabrera '22 MHA student at Saint Joseph's University

Jon Cabrera '22

M.H.A. student

Kevin mueller '22 saint joseph's university student

Being 10+ years removed from my undergraduate education, I wasn't sure how an online education experience would work. I was overjoyed with how seamless the online studies were, and the amount of flexibility SJU's program offered."

Kevin mueller '22 saint joseph's university student

Kevin Mueller '22

MBA, Real Estate Finance track student