The Society of Jesus founded Saint Joseph’s University way back in 1851. It is a catholic University, run in the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis – care of the person. Saint Joseph’sUniversity holds the honor of being one of only 139 schools in the Untied States that has a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 30% of US based, and 10% of the world’s business schools have achieved this standard of excellence.
Saint Joseph’s University offers courses through its 103-acre campus in Western Philadelphia and Montgomery County, as well as through its virtual campus. Saint Joe’s offers online graduate programs namely: Behaviour Analysis Certificate, Criminal Justice, Executive Online Pharmaceutical Marketing (EOPM), EOPM Post MBA, Health Administration, Homeland Security Certificate, MS Instructional Technology, Instructional Technology Certificate, Online Accelerated Teaching Certificate, Online Master’s in Financial Services, Online Professional MBA, Secondary Education, Special Education, and Special Education Certificate. It’s online programs were recently ranked as one of the top five online colleges in the United States.
Tuition fees for these online courses are variable but ranges from $561.00 per credit hour for On-Line Education Courses, to $842.00 for Graduate Online Business. The Online Pharmaceutical Marketing programs cost $73,080 but this is for the entire 21-month course and includes a laptop.
Financial aid packages in the form of federal grants, loans and scholarships can be obtained to help ease the cost of online education. For information on the financial aid available, and the eligibility requirements, contact a Saint Joseph University representative.
Admission requirements for online programs are course-specific but a full list can be requested from the Saint Joseph University’s Admissions office or by requesting for an information pack via the University’s website.