Jumpstart Your Career With Lifelong Learning at Saint Joseph’s

Staying competitive and keeping your mind engaged is more important than ever -- and Saint Joseph’s is now offering a 10% tuition discount for alumni.

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by Erin O'Boyle

Staying competitive in your career is more important than ever — and so is keeping your mind engaged and stimulating your educational curiosity. No matter what your goal, Saint Joseph’s offers a variety of ways to begin, including both traditional and specialized programs -- and starting now, alumni get a 10% tuition discount for all undergraduate, graduate and credit-bearing programs 

Here are some of the additional lifelong learning opportunities available on Hawk Hill: 

Graduate Programs

Saint Joseph’s graduate degree programs are for anyone looking to further their education via a more traditional path, whether you’re looking to complete your MBA, earn a degree in organizational leadership, move into health administration, start a career in cybersecurity or advance as an educator. You can find a graduate program that works best for you by using the SJU Program Explorer. Questions about how to apply for grad school? Check out this recent presentation from Saint Joseph’s Career Development Center. 


If you’re looking to change careers or upskill without committing to a full master’s degree, a certificate program may be right for you. Saint Joseph’s offers a wide variety of certificate programs including financial planning, cybersecurity, creative and professional writing, and more. If you decide you want to go further, many of these programs are “stackable” and can be used towards a earning a full master’s degree.

The Barnes: Certificates, Workshops, and Classes

The Barnes Horticultural Certificate Program is a three-year program dedicated to horticultural science, designs and methods. Students will have hands-on experience in the Barnes Arboretum and, upon completion of the program, will have the option to sit for the Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist exam. For those who want to delve into more specific fields of horticulture without enrolling in a formal program, the Barnes Arboretum offers individual workshops and classes year-round. Note: Barnes programs will restart once on-campus programming resumes.

Career Services

For those looking for guidance and networking, Saint Joseph’s offers free, life-long career development opportunities. Career assessments, resume and cover letter preparation, and graduate school and pre-law advising are just some of the benefits offered to alumni who hold graduate or undergraduate degrees from Saint Joseph’s University. 

Unlimited Learning Webinars

Saint Joseph’s has created an opportunity for learners to engage with University experts through a series of Unlimited Learning webinars that can be accessed via Zoom. All events are recorded and can be viewed at any time. Past events include “After COVID-19: Will Food Shopping Ever Be the Same?” and “Leading Through Uncertain Times: A Case for Servant Leadership.”