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Saint Joseph’s Online Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Programs on the list include the University’s MBA specialties in business analytics, finance, general management and marketing, as well as its master’s in criminal justice.

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Saint Joseph’s University has once again been recognized as a leader in online higher education by U.S. News & World Report. The annual “Best Online Programs” ranking, released on Feb. 7, 2024, provides individuals looking to complete or further their education the opportunity to evaluate online programs at accredited institutions.

The University ranked in the top 20 for U.S. News’ Online MBA program specialized categories in business analytics, finance, general management and marketing, and number 27 for its master’s in criminal justice. It was also recognized for its master’s in business programs for veterans.

“These rankings prove what we already know about the value of a Saint Joseph’s education,” says James Carter, PhD, interim provost. “Our programs, whether offered in person or online, are backed by industry-leading faculty and empower our graduates to take the next step in their professional careers and make an impact on society.”

“Best Online Programs” rankings are based on factors such as student engagement, faculty credentials, student excellence, services and technology, and more.

These rankings add to the University’s consistently strong showing among other national lists, including U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities North, Princeton Review’s Best Colleges and Best Mid-Atlantic categories, and Niche’s Best Catholic Colleges list.

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