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The Cornerstone of Jesuit Education

We inspire in students a love of learning, a global way of thinking and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world.

Make Your Mark on the World

As a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences, you will be ready to engage the world around you and work with a sense of purpose. Through a combination of rigorous academics, experiential learning and guidance from dedicated faculty, you’ll be prepared with the skills, knowledge and confidence for success in a complex, fast-changing world.

Find Your Program

Discover over 90 majors and minors in the humanities, arts, sciences and social sciences.

Explore master's and doctoral programs that offer a combination of academic training and real-world experience.

Start earning credits toward a master's degree as an undergraduate student in one of our accelerated programs.

Find bachelor's degree and certificate programs that fit your needs and schedule as an adult student.

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Program Spotlight

Genomics MS

Genomics is the future of the healthcare industry. There’s no better time to pursue an education in this rapidly growing field than now. The online master’s in genomics program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University will teach you the advanced genetics and genome-based research and leadership skills needed to leverage your knowledge for improved disease research and patient care.


Students do community-based research each year.


Students involved in an internship each year.


Students participate in Summer Scholars each year.


Students do service learning each year.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University, the cornerstone of our Jesuit education. The College is the place where Jesuit tradition meets your plans for the future, opening new doors and putting new possibilities in context."

James Carter, PhD, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph's University

James Carter, PhD

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty & Departments

Our faculty are dedicated to the development of our students as they prepare for a future that’s ever-changing on a path that is uniquely theirs. Through classroom instruction and departmental mentorship, faculty in all programs encourage exploration, reflection and critical thinking.



Featured News

Multidisciplinary Course Explores Unusual Causes and Effects of Climate Change

This semester, students in the course Multidisciplinary Inquiry: Nature studied the history of ideas about nature, connecting historic concepts to the modern world through the lens of climate change.

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Maddie DeMarco

Maddie DeMarco ’22, ’23 (MS) was recently selected as one of 10 participants in the prestigious Future Nobel Laureate Scholarship program. After working with fellow scholars from around the world, DeMarco will present her work at the Nobel Museum in Sweden this winter.