Saint Joseph’s offers a diverse selection of graduate, certificate and certification programs that will help you to specialize the skills you have and use them to take the next step in your professional career path. Our programs feature faculty experts who will help you to think strategically and introduce you to a real-world approach to learning.
Our Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) and Certification Program prepares transformational leaders across K-12, higher education, and social sector fields who are committed to equity-oriented change.
- K-12 Education
- Higher Education
- Social Sectors (e.g., healthcare, organization, criminal justice leadership)
Pennsylvania Department of Education Approved Certifications:
- Curriculum Supervisor
- Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility (LOE) with or without Ed.D.
The Department of Biology at Saint Joseph's University offers programs leading to the Master of Science (MS) and Master of Arts (MA) degrees in biology. The M.S. program is a thesis-based, full time program and designed to be completed within two years. The M.A. program accommodates both full and part time students. Undergraduate students enrolled at Saint Joseph’s University with majors in biology or environmental science may be able to complete a combined 5-year B.S./M.A. or B.S./M.S. degree.
The business intelligence and analytics programs provide students with general business skills, knowledge and experience in the theory of decision making, process analysis, database management and more. The program is designed to enhance your skill set so that you are fundamentally better equipped to succeed in a data-intensive world.
The M.S. in Computer Science prepares students to hold professional and technical positions in a variety of industries while offering a comprehensive approach to advanced study in computer science.
For over twenty years, the M.S. in criminal justice at Saint Joseph’s University has been at the forefront of education in intelligence-led policing and criminal justice administration. Our program allows you to create a unique plan of graduate study that is compatible with your interests and career objectives in both the public and private sectors.
Follow a general track or choose a specialized one in:
- Applied Behavior Analysis (36 credits)
- Behavior Management (30 credits)
- Federal Law Enforcement (30 credits)
- Intelligence and Crime Analysis (30 credits)
- Homeland Security (30 credits)
Demand for cybersecurity experts is higher than ever. The cybersecurity program at Saint Joseph’s University will prepare you to understand and face the cybersecurity challenges of today and anticipate the threats of tomorrow, opening new opportunities for advancement in your industry.
At Saint Joseph's University, elementary education is approached as a passionate career vocation. Aspiring elementary school teachers not only learn how to manage a classroom and effectively teach, but also how their roles as educators make a difference in their communities. Master's programs in education include:
- Early Childhood/Elementary Education PreK-4
- Elementary/Middle Years (4-8) with combination of content area specializations including social studies, science, mathematics, and English/literacy
- Secondary Education (7-12) with concentrations in:
- Sciences: General Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
- Foreign Languages (K to 12): French, Latin, German, Spanish, Italian
- Citizenship Education
- Art Education (K-12)
A specialized master’s degree in art education can help you stand apart from other educators as you pursue opportunities to teach or assume educational leadership roles in middle schools and high schools anywhere in America.
The M.S. in Education prepares highly qualified educators to establish effective teaching and learning environments for children in their school and community.
The M.S. in Education with a major in Foreign Language Education (K-12) at Saint Joseph's University is designed to build on the solid foundation of a student’s bachelor’s degree and competency in a foreign language.
The reading specialist program at Saint Joseph's University prepares educators to meet the literacy needs of children. This program welcomes Level 1 certified teachers who wish to become reading specialists, teachers with education backgrounds without certification, as well as those who are neither teachers nor from an education background.
The masters in professional education at Saint Joseph's University is a 36-credit course of study designed for students interested in the field of education but do not wish to pursue certification. Subject area concentrations are offered in biology, mathematics and computer science, and students complete both coursework and relevant field experiences.
The Educational Leadership and Administration (EDLA) program at Saint Joseph’s University prepares aspiring school administrators, supervisors of curriculum and supervisors of special education to become transformative leaders in PK-12 settings.