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Saint Francis University implements the latest e-learning innovations to offer students 2 of our master's programs online:

  • Online Master of Health Science (MHSc)
  • Online Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

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.

Here's why the online learning structure could work for you:

Online programs make it easier for students to balance time between coursework and their personal or professional schedules. Students can attend the "classroom" from anywhere they have Internet access.

Course materials are often delivered in several different formats, creating a lively and engaging environment for learning: lectures, interactive activities, and more.

SFU's professors are accessible through many online channels including discussion boards, chat rooms, email, and sometimes video-conferencing.

Our driven online graduate students go on to fulfill leadership roles in healthcare and business -- and they carry their Franciscan values with them.

Quick Facts


School Name:

St. Francis University

City:

Loretto

State:

Pennsylvania

General Information

Institutional Control

Private

Year Founded:

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.

Religious affiliation:

Catholic

Accreditation:

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.

Majors/Programs

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.

Saint Francis University’s 100% Online Master of Human Resource Management

Saint Francis University’s online Master of Human Resource Management program provides students with the theoretical and practical advanced knowledge necessary to become human resource leaders of the best kind.

In as little as two years, you can complete your degree and take on your new role with deepened skills in important subject areas such as benefits, compensation, employment law, and more. To bring the SHRM-approved curriculum into context, industry-expert professors will lead engaging discussions in both theory and practice, giving students the opportunity to learn from existing workplace dynamics as well as prepare for future endeavors.

The Master of Human Resource Management program at Saint Francis University is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The flexible format of the program will enable you to learn at your own pace and on your own time, allowing you to advance your education while continuing to progress professionally. No GRE or GMAT is required for admission.

Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan university and one of the oldest Catholic Universities established in the United States. Saint Francis University is ranked in the top third of Regional Universities (North) by the U.S. News & World Report.

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