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That depends on your program. Most online courses do still use printed textbooks that you can order from your preferred bookseller. You might also learn using e-textbooks, audiobooks, online articles and more.

No. Our online courses are designed to be asynchronous, meaning you can log into Engage, our online platform, on your schedule and complete coursework when and where you please.

Some courses may feature synchronous elements, but most are entirely asynchronous.

No. We do not accept transfer credits for this program.

No. This program does not accept transfer credits.

Yes, we accept a maximum of nine transfer credits for the MBA-MHA program with program director approval.

For more details about transferring credits, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

Yes. We accept a maximum of six transfer credits for this program. For more information, please visit our admissions requirements page.

No. This program does not accept transfer credits from other institutions.

Yes. You may transfer a maximum of six credits.

If you are transferring from a Jesuit MBA Network institution, you may transfer any number of credits as long as they are similar to courses in our online MBA curriculum.

No. This program does not accept transfer credits.

Yes. We accept a maximum of six transfer credits from an accredited institution. Visit our admissions page to learn more about transferring credits.

Yes. You can transfer a maximum of six credits to the MS in HR Management program. For transfer credit requirements, visit our admissions page.

Yes. You can transfer a maximum of six credits as long as the courses for the credits being transferred are integral to your program of study.

For more details about transferring credits, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

Yes. As an MHA student, you can transfer up to nine credits. To learn more about our transfer credit requirements, visit our MHA admissions page.

Yes, the online Master’s of Business Analytics accommodates both full-time and part-time schedules, meaning you can progress through the degree at your own pace.

No. However, those who do not will be required to take or test out of two one-credit courses:

  • HINF 501: Introduction to Healthcare
  • HINF 502: Computer Information Technology for Health Professionals

Not necessarily. Students begin the process with the online application form. Experienced program managers are available to help students through the next steps in completing their application file for review.

No. While a background in business is preferred, students with non-business bachelor’s degrees have the option to apply by completing some or all of the Master of Accountancy Bridge courses. Students should also complete at least one 3-credit financial accounting course.

Request more information or call us at 866-373-9547 to learn more.

Yes. Applicants to the MBA program are required to have a minimum of three years of supervisory or professional work experience.

Students must also have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university. While there is no requirement for undergraduate degrees to be business-focused, students lacking certain requisite background requirements may need to take up to 12 one-credit foundation module courses.

Yes. You are required to have at least three years of managerial or professional work experience to be admitted to the program.

Yes. Students applying for the MS in Finance program should have at least three years of work experience in a supervisory or professional role.

No, not health administration specifically. However, this program does require three years of professional or supervisory experience.

Yes. Work experience in the healthcare industry is required to apply for this certificate program.

Yes, you are expected to have a background in healthcare and/or computer science. However, you can still be admitted to the program without a background in these fields by completing a one-credit-hour module in healthcare and/or a one-credit-hour module in computer science.

Completing these modules will ensure that you’re prepared for the MS in Health Informatics program.

No. You do not need to have a background in human resources to apply for this program.

While no prior knowledge of programming languages is required to enroll in the online Master’s of Business Analytics, students can expect to learn Database, Python, Tableau, R, and Crystal Ball through the guided curriculum.

No. Students do not need to have a background in SAP software to apply.

Yes. Students applying for this program must have at least three years of work experience in a professional or supervisory role.

You will have access to all the services offered by Scranton’s Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development, including opportunities to:

  • Receive one-on-one advisement, as well as assistance creating your résumé, LinkedIn profile and cover letter
  • Practice meeting with employers through The Big Interview, our online interview preparation tool
  • Gain exclusive access to Handshake, an online recruitment platform with job listings, career fairs, skill-building workshops and more
  • Access The Vault, a comprehensive online resource library for students to research industries and employers, including rankings, internships and job postings

Our experienced advisors are here to help you find a position that suits your unique skills and talents.

Yes. International students will need to provide proof of English proficiency and a course-by-course evaluation of foreign transcripts. View your program’s admissions page for details.

No. Our programs are completely online and do not require a campus residency. You can pursue an online degree from The University of Scranton from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Yes. Your education at The University of Scranton is eligible for federal education benefits offered to military personnel and their families, including the Yellow Ribbon Bill and the Montgomery G.I. Bill.

Currently, we do not accept or provide credits for work experience in the field.

The University of Scranton does not offer visa sponsorships for students at this time. However, the online Master’s in Business Analytics is STEM designated, which means that international students will have additional opportunities to stay and work in the United States for up to three years after graduation through the STEM OPT Program.

Students without the appropriate background knowledge or education in accounting, finance, information management, marketing, or operations management may be required to take a corresponding one-credit foundation module:

  • MBA 501C: Information Management Module
  • MBA 502A: Financial Accounting Module
  • MBA 502B: Managerial Accounting Module
  • MBA 503C: Finance Module
  • MBA 504B: Marketing Module
  • MBA 504C: Operations Management Module

Yes. This program offers three concentrations: General (including business analytics electives), Accounting Analytics, and Forensic Accounting.

To learn more about these concentrations, visit our Curriculum page.

There is NO fee to apply to the online graduate programs at Scranton.

No. The dual degree program does not offer specializations.

Yes. You can choose between two certificates in addition to the master’s program: the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and the Executive Certificate in Health Administration.

Yes. We offer six foundation modules that focus on specific disciplines in finance and give you added preparation for graduate-level academic work. You may qualify to waive some or all of the foundation modules depending on your past work experience and education. Our one-credit foundation modules are as follows:

  • MBA 501A: Statistics Module
  • MBA 502A: Financial Accounting Module
  • MBA 502B: Managerial Accounting Module
  • MBA 503A: Microeconomics Module
  • MBA 503B: Macroeconomics Module
  • MBA 503C: Finance Module

This program prepares students to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

Yes, our team is available 24/7 to support you. Contact technical support at 866-373-9657.

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis throughout the academic year. To determine the best start date for you, contact a program manager by calling 866-373-9547 toll-free.

Apply now to get started on your Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics at The University of Scranton.

Apply now to get started on your Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning from The University of Scranton.

Apply now to get started on your Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from The University of Scranton.

To get started on your online Master of Accountancy program, apply now.

To get started on your Master’s in Business Analytics degree program at the University of Scranton, apply now.

To get started on your MBA degree program at The University of Scranton, apply now.

To get started on your online MBA-MHA dual degree program from The University of Scranton, apply now.

To get started on your online Master of Health Administration degree, apply now.

Apply now to get started on your MS in Finance degree from The University of Scranton.

Apply now to take the first step toward getting your online Master of Science in Health Informatics degree from The University of Scranton.

Apply now to get started on your MS in HR Management degree program.

Apply now to get started on your Executive Certificate in Health Administration program.

Students can earn the online Master’s in Business Analytics in as little as 1 year, with appropriate planning.

As one of the 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, The University of Scranton is dedicated to developing the whole person. We offer a nurturing environment that gives graduates the foundation they need to succeed in their personal, public and professional lives.

You can complete this program in as few as eight months.

This program from The University of Scranton requires as few as 8–12 months to complete.

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management program from The University of Scranton takes as few as eight months to complete.

The MBA-MHA program typically takes four and a half years to complete as a full time student, with a maximum allowed duration of six years. By choosing the dual degree option, you can save between 13 and 18 credits compared to earning each degree separately.

The Executive Certificate in Health Administration can be completed in as few as 10 months. Students may apply their studies in this certification toward the full Master of Health Administration degree, as long as the degree is completed within six years of starting the certificate program.

The minimum amount of time to complete the program is 1.5 years. Students may take up to six years to finish.

The online Master of Health Administration program from The University of Scranton requires as few as 2.5 years to complete. The maximum time students have to complete the program is six years.

You can complete the MS in Finance program in one year. Students must finish the program in less than six years.

Typically, students complete the online program in two years at a comfortable pace of one course per term.

This program takes an average of 26 months to complete.

Students can complete the MBA program in as few as two years or as many as six years. However, most students typically complete the program in two to three years.

Our online programs offer six terms per year. Each term lasts eight weeks, beginning on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

The terms run back to back, except for a three-week break in December and one- or two-week breaks in other parts of the year.

The ERP Certificate program costs $965 per credit hour, with a total estimated cost of tuition of $11,580.

For more information about costs, please visit our tuition page.

To complete your certification, the cost per credit is $940 with an estimated total tuition of $14,100.

Visit our tuition page for more information about additional costs and options.

The Supply Chain Certificate program costs $965 per credit with a total estimated tuition between $11,580 and $14,475.

Learn more about additional costs on our tuition page.

The cost of tuition for the Master of Accountancy program is between $26,850 and $37,590, depending on whether you need to take Bridge courses. The program’s cost per credit is $895.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

The University of Scranton’s Master’s in Business Analytics program costs $965 per credit hour, totaling $28,950.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

The University of Scranton’s MBA program costs $965 per credit hour, totaling $34,740–$46,320, depending on specialization.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

The MBA-MHA program from The University of Scranton costs $965 per credit hour. With 65–70 credits, the total cost of tuition is between $62,725 and $67,550.

Learn more about costs on our MBA-MHA tuition page.

The cost per credit for the Master in Health Administration program is $940, with the total estimated tuition of $44,180.

This estimate doesn’t include the program’s optional specializations, which add nine credits to your curriculum.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

An MS in Finance degree from The University of Scranton costs $965 per credit hour with a total estimated tuition of $28,950.

The 33 credit hour Master of Science in Health Informatics program costs $757 per credit hour with an estimated total cost of tuition of $24,981.

For more details regarding cost, please visit our tuition page.

The MS in Human Resources Management costs $875 per credit, with an estimated total cost of tuition of $28,875.

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics costs $757 per credit, with a total estimated tuition of $9,084.

Learn more about costs on our tuition page.

Yes, you can switch to one of the individual programs with a program change request.

You will only be able to switch to the dual degree program if you’ve completed less than 75 percent of your MBA or MHA.

You can choose to attend the ERP Certificate program either full- or part-time.

The Kania School of Management, home to the ERP Certificate program, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

This is a part-time program.

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management is housed in the Kania School of Management which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

This is designed as a part-time program.

The Kania School of Management, which houses the online Master of Accountancy program, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

This exceptional accreditation has been given to only 5% of business schools worldwide and is considered the highest designation in business education.

In addition, The University of Scranton is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

The program is housed in the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management, the excellence of our faculty and curriculum is confirmed by the highest designation possible for a business school.

Yes, the online online Master’s of Business Analytics, which is taught by the same faculty and follows the same curriculum, is the same high-caliber program as the on-campus degree.

Currently, the online Master’s in Business Analytics is offered both on-campus and online.

The masters degree Health Informatics Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

The University of Scranton’s MBA program is housed in the Kania School of Management, which is among one of an elite few institutions accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The University of Scranton itself is also regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

It’s up to you. You can choose to take this program on a full- or part-time basis.

The Master of Health Administration is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Our MHA was one of the first fully online MHA programs to earn CAHME accreditation.

Students can choose to attend this program on a full- or part-time basis.

The Master of Science in Finance program is offered through the Kania School of Management which has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

This program can be completed as either a full- or part-time program. Choose which option works best for you.

The master’s degree Health Informatics Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

It’s up to you. Students can choose to take this program either full- or part-time.

While the MS in HR Management degree program is not accredited, it is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The University of Scranton is also regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

You can attend this program either full- or part-time.

All courses in the certificate program are selected from the full Master of Health Administration program, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Yes. The University of Scranton is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

As one of just 27 Jesuit schools in the United States, we also belong to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. This elite group of schools is devoted to providing students with a holistic, values-based education.

In addition, our Kania School of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a designation given to only 5 percent of business schools in the world. And our Master’s in Health Administration program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

No. You will earn the same degree with the online MBA program as you would with the on-campus program. The curriculum, faculty, and available resources are the same whether you are online or on-campus.

Yes, the online Master’s of Business Analytics offers both full-time and part-time options.

The online Master of Science in Business Analytics does not require the GMAT or GRE to gain admission.

No, there is no residency component in the program.

Students without business knowledge in statistics, management science, and information systems may need to take extra foundational courses (i.e., the foundation modules MBA 501A, MBA 501B and MBA 501C). Outside of those requirements, the online Master’s in Business Analytics is open to all majors. Whether you have a primary interest in business or in data analysis, you will be able to meaningfully engage with the material in the program.

Scranton’s online MBA program is a part-time program. Students generally complete one course per term over the program’s two-year duration. With an advisor’s approval, it is possible to take multiple courses per term.

This program can be completed on either a full- or part-time basis.

It’s up to you. Students can choose if they’d like to attend the program on a full- or part-time basis.

The University of Scranton’s Kania School of Management is among a small number of institutions accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The MHA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

As a dual program, the MBA-MHA program has accreditation from both AACSB and CAHME.

The University is also regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

The University of Scranton does not require previous work experience for the online Master’s in Business Analytics program.

The University of Scranton has been recognized by a variety of publications, including Entrepreneur Magazine, The Princeton Review, Forbes, Accounting.com and BestColleges.com, among others.

For 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked Scranton a Top 10 Best Regional University in the North for the 26th consecutive year, as well the North’s No. 5 Most Innovative School and No. 38 Best Value School.

See our About Us page for more information.

To apply for admission to the Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning program, students must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

We also ask that students submit a professional résumé and three letters of reference with their application. For further requirements, please visit our ERP admissions page.

Students applying to the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For further requirements, visit our admissions page.

Students applying for the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and three years of work experience. We also ask that you submit a professional résumé and three letters of reference with your online application.

For further requirements, please visit our admissions page.

To be admitted to the Master of Accountancy program at The University of Scranton, students are required to have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a 3.0 minimum GPA.

Visit our MAcc admissions page for more information about requirements.

The University of Scranton Master of Science in Business Analytics program requires a baccalaureate degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

To learn about other admissions requirements for this program, visit our admissions page.

The University of Scranton MBA program requires a baccalaureate degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 as well as three years of work experience.

To learn about other admissions requirements for this program, visit our admissions page.

The University of Scranton requires students to hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and to have a minimum 3.0 GPA. You are also required to have at least three years of work experience in a managerial or professional role. No GRE or GMAT is required.

To learn about other requirements, visit our MBA-MHA admissions page.

To apply for the Master of Health Administration program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

For further admission requirements, visit our admissions page.

Students applying to the MS in Finance program must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more requirements, visit our admissions requirements page

To be admitted to the MS in Health Informatics program at The University of Scranton, you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a 3.0 undergraduate GPA.

Further requirements for admission can be viewed on our admissions requirements page.

Students are required to hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA.

To learn more about further requirements for admission, please visit our admissions page.

Students applying for the certificate program are required to have a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution, a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum of three years of work experience in a managerial or professional capacity.

More information on admission requirements can be viewed on our admissions page

You’re in control of your own schedule and can complete your coursework at your convenience. Although there are weekly deadlines, you are not locked into participating at a particular time or place.

You also can take your coursework with you when you travel. Each program is completely portable — all you need is a computer with an internet connection to access your coursework.

As an asynchronous online program, the Master of Accountancy allows you to work on your degree in a more flexible format.

Online students receive the same education as our on-campus students, with a rigorous curriculum and experienced faculty.

With the option to attend school either full- or part-time online, you’ll be able to complete your Master of Health Administration degree with extra flexibility and convenience.

Online students receive the same in-depth education, engaging curriculum, and experienced faculty as students studying on-campus.

As an asynchronous online program, the Master of Science in Human Resources Management gives you added flexibility while working on your degree. You’ll earn the same degree, with the same rigorous coursework, taught by the same experienced faculty as those students attending classes on campus.

With options for a full- or part-time course load plus an asynchronous format, the Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning program makes earning your certification easy and convenient.

Our online students receive the same education as on-campus students with customized, in-depth curriculum and expert faculty.

Studying online gives you the added convenience of working on your asynchronous coursework from your home while still receiving the same rigorous curriculum and instruction from experienced faculty as students on campus. 

Complete your Master of Science in Finance degree with extra flexibility and convenience. No matter if you choose a full- or part-time schedule, as an online student you’ll still receive the same education, curriculum options, and faculty as students choosing the on-campus or hybrid program paths.

The University of Scranton’s online Master’s in Business Analytics features a curriculum that prepares students for the real world. The skills that students gain through the program are firmly aligned with industry standards. Moreover, the overall curriculum empowers students to tap into the critical descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytical tools that students need to enter the job market.

Mehwash Naseem, a 2016 graduate from our Master’s in Human Resources program, says: “The program being online was one of the major reasons that attracted me towards it. It made it easy for me to complete the degree because I was able to take care of my personal obligations and complete my schoolwork as well.”

Ken Starkey, a 2012 graduate from our MBA program, says: “The most beneficial part of the program was the ability to network with students across the United States. The program also offered the opportunity to work on time management and project management by working with students in different time zones and skill levels.”

Students can take advantage of our Flex option for their studies. This option requires 36 semester credit hours, during which you’ll take the required cornerstone and capstone courses, then select four core courses and three to six electives of your choice.

The Flex option allows our students to customize their education to their own specific interests while still receiving a comprehensive understanding of core business functions.

You will have access to a variety of resources, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), employer tuition reimbursement, third-party scholarships, Stafford or Graduate PLUS loans and more.

You’ll work one-on-one with a Scranton financial aid counselor to help determine which options work best for your education and budget.

We are a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and tradition of excellence that characterizes the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of life.

The University of Scranton is dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to growing wisdom and integrity in our community.

With the dual MBA-MHA degree program, you’ll earn two degrees in less time than it would take to earn both of the degrees separately.

You’ll complete the MBA-MHA dual degree in 75–70 credits, whereas if you had taken each degree separately, you would need to take 88 credits to complete both programs.

The online Master of Science in Health Informatics adds flexibility and convenience to your learning experience. You’ll earn the same degree with the same rigorous coursework taught by the same experienced faculty as students studying on campus.

Depending on your career path and MAcc concentration, you’ll have a wide variety of jobs to choose from with this degree. Examples include:

  • Director of accounting
  • Credit analyst
  • Financial reporting manager
  • Chief risk officer

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for accountants and auditors is expected to grow 6 percent between 2018 and 2028.

Learn more about how you can use your Master of Accountancy degree by visiting our career outlook page.

Professionals with a MS in Finance degree can expect plenty of opportunities in the continuously evolving finance industry with roles such as a personal financial advisor, a financial examiner, a financial analyst and more. Our program will help you to develop your analytical and leadership skills that you can put to good use in any number of positions.

Learn more about your career options on our career outlook page

Healthcare is projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the new field of health informatics is growing alongside it.

Our health informatics graduates go on to work in hospitals, as well public health agencies, outpatient facilities and clinics, and more. Learn more about your career outlook with this certificate.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for Logisticians is expecting 5 percent growth between 2018 and 2028. With this certificate, you can further your career or pursue a new role as an International Logistics Manager, a Purchasing Manager, a Transportation Manager, or another exciting position.

Discover more of what you can do with a certificate in Supply Chain Management by visiting our career outlook page.

With an MBA degree from The University of Scranton, you’ll be ready to take on new experiences and challenges in the business world.

Choose from eight different specialties to focus your studies on the career path that inspires you. Specializations include Accounting, Business Analytics, Enterprise Resource Planning, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, and Operations Management. You may also choose the General MBA option to build a MBA that fits your educational goals.

To learn more about the career opportunities available to you with an MBA degree, visit our career outlook page.

With an MBA-MHA degree, you’ll be prepared for a career in a managerial or director level position at a variety of workplaces including consulting agencies, insurance management companies, the healthcare industry, government agencies and elsewhere.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, career opportunities for Medical and Health Services Managers are expected to grow at a rate of 18% between 2018 and 2028, much faster than the average expected growth rate.

Learn more about how you can use your MBA-MHA degree to grow your career by visiting our MBA-MHA career outlook page.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services managers earn a median salary of $99,730 and can expect 18% job growth from 2018 to 2028.

You’ll be in high demand for roles, including case manager, healthcare executive, quality assurance leader, and more.

Learn more about your future in a health administration role on our MHA career outlook page.

Focusing on a hybrid of theory and application, the skills and expertise you’ll gain through this program will make you a prime candidate for a number of roles such as Health Informatics Consultant, Nurse Informaticist, Medical Informatics Analyst, and more.

Learn about where your MS in Health Informatics degree can take you on our career outlook page.

Human resources management is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Our human resources graduates go on to work in a wide range of industries including government, healthcare, enterprise management, and more.

In your role, you can expect to perform tasks like coordinating your organization’s employees, connecting managers and team members, and engaging in workplace conflict resolution. Learn more on our career outlook page.

As a program offered in conjunction with the world’s largest ERP software company, SAP, the ERP Certificate is designed to give you the skills and expertise you’ll need to start a new career as an ERP professional, advance in your current position, or migrate to an ERP consulting position. Careers in Enterprise Resource Planning include Application Architect, ERP Consultant, and Project Manager, among others.

Learn more about what you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning from The University of Scranton on our ERP career outlook page.

The Executive Certificate in Health Administration is ideal for professionals already working in healthcare. Healthcare professionals with management or supervisory roles will benefit from earning this certificate as it will enhance their performance as leaders and decision-makers in their workplaces.

You can learn more about your career options by visiting our Career Outlook page.

Once you’ve completed your ERP Certificate program at The University of Scranton, you can choose to participate in the SAP Boot Camp — a two-week camp offered through the SAP University Alliances program.

The SAP Boot Camp includes in-depth training followed by an exam. Those who pass the exam receive the SAP Certified Business Associate with SAP ERP 6.0 certification.

We use the Engage Learning Management System, which allows you to interact with your classmates and professors by email, threaded online discussions, chat sessions and instant messages.

In addition, you can participate in group projects with your fellow students and instructors.

We’re fully committed to offering our students with disabilities access to programs, facilities and services on an equal opportunity basis.

Email disabilityservices@scranton.edu or call (570) 941-4038 to make an appointment with our Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence and request an academic or non-academic accommodation.

This program has two specialization options: the Health Informatics specialization and the Global Health specialization.

Learn more about these two options on our Curriculum page.

Our support team will work with you to get an understanding of your background, education, and career goals and assist you in compiling and submitting your application materials.

The process begins when you request more information and speak with a Scranton program manager.

We accept up to six total transfer credits. The credits must come from an AACSB-accredited institution and satisfy the requirements of the listed courses that comprise the online Master of Science in Business Analytics curriculum.

A Master’s degree in Business Analytics has become an increasingly sought out credential in the business world. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of business and management analysts is expected to grow by 14%. As data continues to grow exponentially, demand for candidates that can compile, analyze, and provide solutions based on data sets will only increase.

To learn more about the career opportunities available to you with a Master’s in Business Analytics degree, visit our career outlook page.

There are six terms per year, lasting eight weeks each. You can enter the program three times during the year in May, August, or January.

To ensure you’re enrolled for your intended start date, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

The University of Scranton offers six terms per year for its online programs. We accept applications on a continuous basis throughout the year.

Determine which start date works best for you by requesting more information or calling us at 866-373-9547.

We accept and review applications on a rolling basis throughout the academic year. Our Master of Accountancy program offers six terms per year.

To ensure you’re enrolled in time, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

We offer six terms per year and accept and review applications on a rolling basis. Request more information or call us at (866) 373-9547.

The University of Scranton reviews applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. As an online program the dual MBA-MHA program offers six terms per year.

To ensure you’re enrolled on time, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

The University of Scranton offers three start dates throughout the year and accepts applications on a continuous basis.

To make sure you’re enrolled on time to begin your MS in Finance degree program, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

We offer six start dates throughout the year for the Master of Science in Human Resources Management program and review applications on a rolling basis.

To ensure you’re enrolled in time for your desired start date, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

We accept and review applications on a rolling basis and offer multiple start dates per year. To ensure you’re enrolled on time to start your program, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

We have six start dates throughout the year. To ensure you’re enrolled on time for your program’s start date, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

The University of Scranton reviews and accepts applications on a rolling basis. Request more information or call us at 866-373-9547 to learn more about how to enroll.

We offer multiple start dates per year. Request more information or call us at 866-373-9547 to make sure you are enrolled in time for your intended start date.

This program requires a total of four classes to complete the program. Students will take two required courses and two elective courses:

Required Courses:

  • ERP 510: Integrated Enterprise Management Systems
  • ERP 514: Accounting Integration and Configuration

Elective Courses:

  • ERP 511: Production Planning and Control
  • ERP 512: Customer Relationship Management
  • ERP 513: Treasury Management
  • ERP 515: Business Intelligence

Students may also need to take pre-requisite courses. Learn more about our ERP Certification curriculum.

With 11 courses including a capstone, totaling 33 credit hours, your studies will focus both on research and applied informatics.

Learn more about our courses on our Health Informatics curriculum.

This program consists of four required courses. Students may have to take an additional three credits as pre-requisite foundation modules.

Those who complete the Supply Chain Management Certificate coursework may also apply their credits toward the MBA program. For more information about this program’s courses, visit our curriculum page

The Master of Accountancy program requires students to complete 10 courses, with a total of 30 credit hours. This does not include any Bridge courses you might need to take as prerequisites, depending on your accounting background.

Visit our MAcc curriculum page to view the full list of coursework requirements.

The MBA program includes six core classes and a minimum six additional classes you can choose from to fit your educational goals. With an emphasis on flexibility, our program offers you the ability to explore one specialization in-depth, or combine courses from throughout our offering to meet your personalized goals — the choice is yours.

You can discover more about our full list of coursework requirements and each specialization on our curriculum page.

There are approximately 23 courses required, totaling between 65 and 70 credit hours. The curriculum for the MBA-MHA program also includes required fieldwork.

View the full list of coursework requirements on our MBA-MHA curriculum page.

The Master of Health Administration degree is made up of 15 courses plus one internship course, for a total of 16 courses. The three-credit internship includes 150 hours of fieldwork experience.

You may also choose to add either the Health Informatics specialization or the Global Health specialization to your course load.

Learn more about your course options on our MHA curriculum page

For the MS in Finance degree, you’ll be expected to complete 10 courses, totaling 30 credit hours. Our curriculum includes eight mandatory core courses and your choice of two elective courses. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a residency on campus, if you so choose. 

Learn more about your course options on our curriculum page.

With 11 courses including a capstone, totaling 33 credit hours, your studies will focus both on research and applied informatics.

Learn more about the MS in Health Informatics curriculum.

This program is comprised of 11 courses, with 33 total credit hours. Courses include:

Foundation Courses:

  • HR 500: Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • HR 501: Human Resources

Core Courses:

  • HR 503: Control and Budgeting Systems
  • HR 504: Strategic Planning
  • HR 505: Recruitment and Staffing
  • HR 506: Workplace Learning & Performance
  • HR 510: Organizational Change
  • HR 511: Total Rewards
  • HR 512: Employee and Labor Relations
  • HR 516: Ethics in Human Resources

Capstone Course:

  • HR 520: Applied Human Resources

Learn more about the MS in HR Management courses on our curriculum page.

To complete the Executive Certificate in Health Administration, you will be required to take three core courses and can choose between two elective courses, as listed below:

Core Courses:

  • HAD 500: Health Care Organization and Administration
  • HAD 501: Health Care Financial Management
  • HAD 519: Health Services and Systems

Elective Courses:

  • HAD 510: Hospital Administration
  • HAD 512: Medical Practice Administration
  • HAD 513: Long Term Care Administration
  • HAD 517: Global Health Management
  • HAD 526: Grants Writing and Management

To see additional information about this program’s coursework, please visit our curriculum page.

This certificate program’s short completion time gets you back into the field, ready to continue your career using your newly developed skills. This program can also be coupled with the online Master of Health Administration degree to take your career in health administration to the next level.

The University of Scranton is ranked No. 6 in Regional Universities North and No. 38 in Best Value Schools by U.S. News & World Report for 2020, demonstrating our commitment to providing you with an exceptional education.

Our rigorous Master of Accountancy gives you the hands-on skills and in-depth knowledge you’ll need to grow as a leader in the business and finance world.

Steeped in the values of the Jesuit tradition, the Master of Accountancy curriculum not only ensures you’re well-versed in ethical and social responsibilities but also prepares you to take the CPA exam and meet CPA licensure requirements. 

Each state has its own Board of Accountancy responsible for licensing the CPAs who practice in that state or jurisdiction. The requirements for the CPA Exam and CPA licensure differ slightly per state, so be sure to check with your specific Board of Accountancy.

You’ll gain a combination of foundational financial knowledge, analytical and research skills, and a system of ethics through your coursework that will help you prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

Our online MS in Finance program offers the flexibility you need to complete the program without compromising your quality of education. With the ability to complete the program in one year, you’ll finish the program with the tools you’ll need to work in a range of professional settings.

At The University of Scranton, we integrate technology and healthcare into our program through our interdisciplinary approach to health informatics. Students receive a well-rounded education that combines theory with analytics and research — an approach that sets our students apart from their peers in this fast-growing field.

Our online MS in Health Informatics program also provides you with a flexible option for graduate studies, an interactive learning format, and experienced faculty that understand the real-world challenges of working in the healthcare industry.

At The University of Scranton, our programs are designed to help our students succeed both personally and professionally.

With a dual MBA-MHA degree, you’ll stand out from your peers and have increased career opportunities, with options for director level positions, or even an executive path. This program also includes the option for an administrative residency.

As a Jesuit institution, we instill core values of ethics and social responsibility in our students which they carry with them in their future professional endeavors.

Learn more about The University of Scranton.

Our ERP Certificate program is customized to help students receive an in-depth, all-encompassing education surrounding Enterprise Resource Planning.

Our dynamic curriculum and expert faculty lead our students to thriving careers where they can use and further develop their skills and knowledge in ERP.

The University of Scranton is committed to your success. Our Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics program emphasizes both theory and hands-on application, with a focus on ethics, organizational and public policy strategy, and database management.

You’ll learn to improve the quality of healthcare systems by eliminating problems, streamlining processes, and ensuring that healthcare professionals are handling data and patient information in a secure manner.

The University of Scranton’s Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management program gives you the unique experience of studying real-world concepts and learning useful skills that will assist you in your professional role — all from the comfort of your home.

Our program’s special focus on Quality Management gives us an edge over our competitors. With the industry shifting its focus more and more toward integrating quality management in the development of products and services, you’ll be more than prepared when approaching new professional opportunities.

At The University of Scranton, we design our programs to give students the tools they need to succeed in the professional world. As a university steeped in the Jesuit tradition, we hold ethics and social responsibility as core values — values that we integrate into our students’ educational environment to give them the foundation they’ll need to succeed both personally and professionally.

In addition, according to U.S. News & World Report, The University of Scranton is ranked as No. 6 in Regional Universities North, No. 38 in Best Value Schools, No. 5 in Most Innovative Schools, and No. 118 in Best Online MBA Programs in 2020.

Ranked No. 6 in Regional Universities, North, by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Scranton prides itself on its rigorous curriculum, exceptional faculty, and devotion to Jesuit tradition — all focused on making sure that you have a well-rounded education to get you where you want to go in the professional world.

The Master of Health Administration curriculum makes sure to include the most up-to-date information on trends in the industry so that students are prepared for any number of different roles in the rapidly growing job market.

In addition to a top-notch education, you’ll have the flexibility that comes with online learning while keeping up with your everyday life responsibilities.

The University of Scranton’s comprehensive, research-based program delves into the foundational aspects of human resources to give you a thorough understanding of budgeting control and systems, ethics, collective bargaining, and strategic planning.

You will be equipped with critical thinking and problem solving skills, while enjoying a convenient, interactive educational format that only an online program can provide.

We’re committed to giving you a holistic education that enriches not only your mind, but your spirit. You’ll benefit from opportunities to expand on your intellect, grow as a person and develop wisdom and integrity.

We keep our class sizes to no more than 20 students, so you receive all the support you need from your professors. You’ll study online on your schedule, interact with students from across the world and earn the same degree as our on-campus students.

No. Online and on-campus students earn the same prestigious program credentials.

When you graduate, you’re invited to join our regular commencement ceremonies in May, and you will be counted among our 45,000 alumni worldwide.

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