The SFU Difference

The primary reason students choose our online degrees is that they can get the same exceptional education that campus students receive, but with a greater degree of flexibility.

SFU faculty connect with students through the Blackboard Technology course management system, which includes discussion forums, on-demand lecture presentations, streaming video, group collaboration software, and other integrated software appropriate to individual classes.


Quick Facts

School Name:

St. Francis University





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Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college in the United States and one of the first Catholic colleges established in this country. Saint Francis University offers higher education in an environment guided by Catholic values and teachings, and inspired by the example of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi. Ninety-nine percent of all Saint Francis University graduates move on to employment or graduate school within three months.

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St. Francis University is accredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Tuition and Fees:

Saint Francis University offers an affordable Masters Degree program. Because Saint Francis is an accredited university, we have a financial plan for everyone. Once you have been accepted, we will schedule a time for you to talk with our financial aid office to assist you in making your education affordable.


Saint Francis University’s Master of Health Science – 100% Online

Saint Francis University offers its Master of Health Science degree 100% online. The Saint Francis Master of Health Science degree boasts affordability, convenience and flexibility and is tailored to provide a unique education that blends the key elements of a Master of Public Health and Master of Healthcare Administration degree.

The Master of Health Science program at Saint Francis University offers professionals in the health care industry the opportunity to obtain graduate education in while continuing to work. Consistent with the Franciscan tradition, the MHSc program encourages students to seek and respond to service needs utilizing an evidence-based approach, while mindful of ethical, policy, and leadership considerations. Graduates of the program are poised to pursue advanced positions in the healthcare, education, and pharmaceutical industries such as department director, hospital administrator, health/nurse educator, lab/clinic manager, and healthcare policy director.

This program is offered 100% online with 24/7 access to courses, requires 30 credits for completion, is designed with structure and for independent study, and can be completed in 4 to 5 semesters.

Grade Grade Point Descriptor Boundaries
A+ 4.25 Top 1st 77 or higher
A 4 80 74-76
A- 3.75 80 70-73

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