Grounded in the Jesuit Catholic tradition, the MSCHE-accredited Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia educates the whole, multidimensional person. Students receive an excellent education offering over 100+ majors and minors, graduate degrees, certificates, and degree completion programs, including an online MBA. Since 1851 the university has earned achievements in service, education, and the sciences and offers three academic colleges and schools.
Around 3,400 students study top-ranked degree programs at the AACSB-accredited Haub School of Business. It “prepares students for the future of business.” The future-focused, industry-relevant, and values-based curriculum includes graduate degrees with stackable program options, degree completion for adult learners, and online education. Through The Philadelphia Advantage, students have access to co-ops, service-learning, and internship opportunities, global companies, and influential alumni in the city and worldwide.
Undergraduate majors include Business Administration, Entertainment Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Family Business & Entrepreneurship, Human Resources & People Management, Food Marketing, International Business, Machine Learning for Business Applications, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing, Sports Marketing, and Leadership, Ethics & Organizational Sustainability.
Graduate degrees include a Master’s in Business Intelligence & Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Food Marketing, Accountancy, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Organization Development & Leadership. There is also an MBA, Executive MBA, Food Marketing MBA, and Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing MBA. Except for the EMBA, all graduate degree programs have an Accelerated Master’s option.
The Haub School of Business made The Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools ranking and CEO Magazine’s Tier One Business School 2022 ranking. U.S News 2022 also ranked Haub in online education for Online MBA, Master’s in Business (non-MBA), and Undergraduate Business programs.
Online MBA Requirements
Haub has developed a unique online MBA degree, where students fill the 36-credit hour program with three individual, stackable certificates. They must complete the Business Administration Certificate and two other certificates chosen from various relevant topics to fit their career goals best. This degree is incredibly flexible, 100% online or hybrid, self-paced, and classes can be taken in any order. The eight-week, accelerated courses include one live session each week in the evening and can be completed in one to two and a half years.
The Business Administration certificate includes core classes in Finance, Marketing, Management, Accounting, and Business Intelligence & Analytics. Other certificate options are Applied Investment Analysis, Data Analytics, Data Science, Healthcare Management, Corporate Financial Management, Data Management, Financial Applications in Real Estate, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and Leadership. Examples of courses throughout different certificates include Security Analysis, International Finance, Managing Data Intelligence, Python Programming, Shareholder Value Management, and Workforce Diversity.
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree. Everyone must complete the online application and submit a $35 application fee, a professional resume, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and official GMAT/GRE scores. GMAT/GRE waivers are available for qualifying applicants based on professional work experience and academic excellence, licensing, or other graduate degrees.