Online Business Programs

Online Business Programs

The future of the industry is already here.

We all know the world of business is ever-evolving. The current market requires sharp minds, and a brand of savvy that demands more than a simple desk job. That’s what makes a career in business so intriguing. And that's what makes the myriad of online business degrees at St. Joseph’s University stand out from the rest.

St. Joseph’s University gives you a growing pool of online academic offerings. We’ll meet you at whichever point you're most comfortable.

Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

B.S. in Human Resources
Prepare for a career in human resources management.

The new Bachelor of Science in Human Resources (HR) degree is a 120-credit program with course offerings that include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits Management, Organizational Development, Talent Management and compensation. The degree is designed to prepare students for a career in human resources management.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for an HR manager is $102,780 and they project job growth for HR managers to increase by nine percent through 2024.

Human resource management is a growing field, and there has been a demand for human resource majors from the employers who offer our students internships and jobs. With already established graduate and certificate programs in the area and an existing Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Alignment Agreement, St. Joseph’s University has a strong foundation on which to build. The program has faculty expertise, established courses and a proven model for success.

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B.S. in Organizational Management
Advance your career.

Employees in almost every field seek career advancement. This online degree program is vital in every field of business.

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management exposes leaders to the concepts that allow them to make better decisions. The structure of institutions as it relates to decision-making is reviewed to assist students in understanding the impact of company structures on business success.

The program fosters career and educational advancement, promotes managerial effectiveness by providing working adults with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage their human capital.  The B.S. in Organizational Management provides leaders with cutting edge strategies that empower them to successfully run organizations. Supervisors or managers with specialized training and substantial work experience would benefit from this program.

All of the requirements for the degree can be completed from your computer. With experienced faculty and support services for online learners, including a dedicated academic advisor, the University is committed to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Whether earning your bachelor’s degree or building your master’s, online learning is a valuable resources for you. Online education is flexible, accessible at any time and allows you the opportunity to learn at your own pace. Our online instructors provide a wealth of knowledge and tools for you to use.

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M.S. in Management, Health Care Management Concentration
Management careers in health organizations await.

If you're interested in a management career within a health organization, our online M.S. in Management degree offers an accessible and competitive Health Care Management Concentration catered to working adults. You'll build the necessary skills and competencies that are required of health care managers and executives across all sectors of the health care industry, at your own convenience. A leadership position is in your reach — find out just how far you can excel in the health care field with a M.S. in Management, Health Care Management Concentration. 

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M.S. in Management, Human Resources Management Concentration
Rise to the highest levels of the business world.

Targeting career-oriented students with a desire to succeed, St. Joseph’s M.S. in Management advances careers to the highest levels of the business world.

Designed for working adults who want to advance in the Human Resources field, the program focuses on teaching students how to be effective leaders, strategic partners, problem-solvers, and policy facilitators within public service, private and nonprofit organizations.

All of St. Joseph’s Graduate Management Studies programs emphasize the development of abilities associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations.

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M.S. in Management, Organizational Management Concentration
Become a superior manager.

St. Joseph’s M.S. in Management advances careers to the highest levels of the business world. Designed for working adults holding leadership positions in the public service, private and nonprofit sectors, the program offers adult learners the opportunity to improve their understanding of how organizations function, develop effective communication skills, enhance ethical decision-making and gauge workplace performance.

All of St. Joseph’s Graduate Management Studies programs emphasize the development of abilities associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations. Every course emphasizes ethical behavior and social responsibility to stay true to the University motto.

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M.B.A.
Build the analytical skills you need.

St. Joseph’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), like our other Graduate Management Studies programs, helps develop managerial skills across every facet of business and builds the analytical skills that solve everyday business problems. Want an executive-level position? Then this program is for you.

While the M.B.A. is geared for students with substantial work experience, the 36-credit program will advance your career to the next level by consistently placing you in real-world situations.

All of St. Joseph’s Graduate Management Studies programs emphasize the development of abilities associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations.

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M.B.A. in Marketing
Unleash your creativity.

Mindful that the marketing landscape continues to evolve, our online MBA in Marketing provides a strong foundation in the business knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s digital marketing environment. 

Our program guides students through the management process and helps them develop managerial abilities, driven by emotional intelligence, that are key to effective business leadership. 

Through interdisciplinary courses, students delve into such areas of marketing as consumer insights, e-commerce and quantitative analysis, with concentrations in digital marketing, logistics and marketing data analytics. Students will work in teams throughout the program to replicate cross-functional groups, which are used to address marketing issues in the real world.

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Dual Degrees

B.S. in Organizational Management and M.B.A.
Complete two degrees in a shortened time period.

The dual degree program combines two successful programs: the B.S. in Organizational Management and the M.B.A.

This program has been designed to allow adult students enrolled in the Professional Studies Division to complete both degrees in a time-shortened period. This is accomplished by allowing students to fulfill four major and/or general undergraduate electives with 500-level courses from the existing M.B.A. curriculum.

The undergraduate curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in business and the liberal arts. The graduate curriculum builds on this foundation and promotes the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to actual organizational issues while enabling students to develop the business leadership competencies associated with superior performance. The graduate program is a good option for students with an active life.

All of St. Joseph’s Graduate Management Studies programs emphasize the development of abilities associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations.

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B.S. Organizational Management and M.S. in Management with a Concentration in Human Resources Management 
Advance and become a leader.

From the beginning, this dual degree program cultivates career and educational advancement by promoting managerial effectiveness and exposing students to concepts that will support leadership growth. The graduate portion builds on this foundation, fostering the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to actual organizational issues and preparing students to be effective leaders, strategic partners, problem solvers and policy facilitators.

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B.S. in Human Resources/M.B.A.
Make a positive impact on your company.

Get ready for a rewarding career and learn the best ways to support employees while gaining essential business skills with a B.S. Human Resources/M.B.A. dual degree. 

Our Online faculty will lead the way as you develop a solid human resources foundation. Our programming covers such important topics as maximizing staff productivity, creating a positive and enjoyable work environment, building a well-structured team, and how to lead with emotional and social intelligence. Build upon your human resources skills with a master’s in management and lead your employees and business to success.

By graduation, you’ll develop the coveted skills associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations.
 

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B.S. in Human Resources/M.S. in Management with a Concentration in Human Resources Management
Make your mark. 

Join us to develop your people skills and master the best ways to construct a work environment that supports employees with a B.S. in Human Resources and a M.S. in Management, with a Concentration in Human Resources Management dual degree. 

Our carefully designed programming covers such important topics as how to maximize the productivity of staff, creating a positive and enjoyable work environment, and innovative ways to manage your organization’s resources, time and people. A strong focus on human resources and management practices will give you a competitive edge in the business sector after graduation.

Study at our Online Campus and learn from dedicated faculty who are excited to share their real-world knowledge with their students. Our lessons will relate directly to the field and help you fine-tune skills sought out by top employers, including the ability to lead a team, communicate a message clearly, solve problems, and project management and organizational techniques.  

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B.S. in Human Resources/M.S. in Management with a Concentration in Organizational Management
Be a business leader.

Get ready to discover how to lead your business to the top, advocate for employee success and learn how organizations function with a B.S. in Human Resources and M.S. in Management, with a Concentration in Organizational Management dual degree.  

Build upon your strengths and rise to the top. At our Online Campus, you’ll learn about all facets of business, including how to create a well-structured team, tips on leading with emotional intelligence, and ways to help an organization reach its goals. 

Support staff to be their best. Manage a productive team. Make a difference. The business world is competitive, but our accomplished faculty will share insider-knowledge and teach you coveted skills that will make you stand out in your job search.

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Certificates

Certificate in Human Resources
The leg-up you deserve.

This certificate has as its purpose the successful management of human resources in support of organizational effectiveness. It is designed to provide specialized study of such personnel management activities as work analysis, staffing, training and development, employee appraisal, compensation enhancement of work environment, and personnel law and labor relations.

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Certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Open new doors in your career.

The certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology will allow students to develop key specialized expertise in the application of psychological concepts to workplace environments. Individuals with knowledge of Industrial-Organizational Psychology apply psychological principles to a variety of work-related areas including human resources, employee testing and selection, training and development, and policy development related to work satisfaction, productivity and health.

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Advanced Certificate in Management of Health Information Systems
Health information systems managers are in high demand.

The Management of Health Information Systems certificate program offered by St. Joseph’s University develops or enhances expertise in the planning, development and implementation of health information systems. With classes that are easily accessible from their computer or tablet, students focus on how health information systems improve the delivery of health care. Our professors provide a wealth of knowledge, teaching the latest methods and technologies for the collection, organization, use and evaluation of health care information. Health information systems managers are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of health information professionals will increase by 28 percent through 2026.

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Certificate in Leadership and Supervision
Improve your effectiveness.

This certificate is designed to improve supervisory and managerial effectiveness. Through selected courses and a case-study orientation, students will learn to apply prominent theories and practices in employee management and development to commonly encountered problems and situations.

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Certificate in Management
Reach new heights.

This certificate helps develop the communication, organizational and decision-making skills essential to becoming an effective and emotionally intelligent manager. Students complete the program ready to take on such roles as human resources manager, marketing manager, financial director and business executive.

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Minors

Minor in Business Administration
The perfect complement to your degree.

Want to test the waters of the business administration world? Our minor is perfect for you. Here, you'll get a general introduction to the concepts and functions of business, as we provide you with coverage of the common body of knowledge in the area. 

The minor consists of four required courses plus two additional courses chosen by the student. The total number of credits is 18. Students are encouraged to speak to a business department faculty member if they are interested in this minor.

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Minor in Marketing
Expand your career opportunities.

Expand your career opportunities with a minor in marketing.

We'll provide you with a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of marketing. Learn how to weigh your newfound knowledge against the understanding of consumer behavior, and fine tune the tools needed to develop marketing elements. 

The minor totals 18 credits, and consists of two required courses plus four additional marketing courses chosen by the student from offerings of the department. Students are encouraged to speak to a business department faculty member if they are interested in this minor.

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21st-century entrepreneurs

Contemporary professional managers are required not only to have intimate knowledge in business, but to also have an understanding of the humanities. Our online business programs provide you with everything you need to be a well-rounded career standout in supervisory and management roles in business and non-profit sectors — including business planning consultants, credit specialists, directors, employment specialists, program directors and specialists.