The University of Scranton

Online Scranton, PA Private Regional Accreditation

School at a Glance

14 Years of distance learning
843 total students
6 degree programs View Programs
3 certificate programs View Programs


University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is committed to help students maximize their potential through a learning environment that is active and reflective. Such active learning empowers students and instills in them a confident sense of their own ability to change the world. Their online courses are designed to give students a deep understanding of their field.

This institution is a selective and highly ranked university, one of just 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. One only need to look at the positive rankings and reviews awarded to The University of Scranton for academic rigor, best business school, and great value to see why The University of Scranton is consistently ranked among the top universities in the U.S.

The online, master's degree curriculum is taught by highly credentialed faculty and reflects the same rigorous academic standards as the on-campus programs. Nearly all of The University of Scranton's instructional faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields - so students can excel in theirs.

Kania School of Management

The Kania School of Management is among a small number of institutions accredited by the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Only about 5% of educational institutions worldwide that offer business degrees have achieved this distinction. The Kania School of Management's current online graduate degree and certificate programs include:

- Master of Accountancy

Designed for current and aspiring accounting professionals, the online MAcc program integrates core competencies with competitive tools in coursework that can be completed in less than one year. Here are a few reasons why the online master's in accounting at The University of Scranton is different.

- Master of Business Administration with seven specializations

The University of Scranton MBA online leads students to high-level success with a focus on ethics, social responsibility, and technology-enhanced leadership skills. Choose from multiple specializations, each with a customizable Flex curriculum to tailor students' studies to their career goals. No GMAT/GRE is required for admission to the nationally recognized and AACSB-accredited online MBA.

Seven Specializations Offered 

  1. Accounting
  2. Enterprise Resource Planning
  3. Healthcare Management
  4. Human Resources
  5. Operations Management
  6. International Business
  7. General MBA

- Master of Science in Finance

The new online, AACSB-accredited MS in Finance provides students with advanced financial and investment knowledge taught with Jesuit values of ethics and social responsibility.

Designed for those interested in financial management or investment management, this program emphasizes critical areas of knowledge required in the field, and helps prepare students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification. Study such advanced finance topics as: Financial securities, Financial markets, Risk metrics, Investment criteria, Capital budgeting techniques, and Hedging strategies

- Graduate Certificates in Enterprise Resource Planning and Supply Chain Management   

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management offers the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to master the wide-ranging responsibilities and tasks in operations management, with courses focusing on: supply chain strategy and management, production planning and control as well as network design and integration with a unique emphasis on quality management

Panuska College of Professional Studies

The Panuska College of Professional Studies combines a liberal arts foundation with professional preparation. Faculty of the programs in the College combine years of practical work experience with outstanding academic preparation and research. Programs offered are:

- Master of Science in Human Resources

Make smart and savvy human connections when students choose the online MS in Human Resources at The University of Scranton. The online human resources program integrates current research and best practices to support organizational goals and touts a curriculum that aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook. Earn a degree from a highly ranked university without interrupting one's career, and with no GRE/GMAT required for admission, enrollment is stress-free. Students will acquire fundamental executive skills, such as: Leadership, Effective decision-making, Strategic planning, Negotiation, Performance improvement, and Rewards system development

- Master of Health Administration

As one of the first fully online MHA programs to be CAHME accredited, The University of Scranton online MHA develops one's expertise in healthcare system management. Learn practical knowledge from experts in the field with coursework that encompasses core competencies in critical areas defined by the ACHE Healthcare Leadership Alliance. While enrolled in the online CAHME-accredited MHA, one will gain an advanced knowledge of the healthcare environment and focus on the following: communication, relationship management, leadership skills, business acumen, and professionalism

- Master of Science in Health Informatics

The University of Scranton online MS in Health Informatics teaches students to create meaningful health data reports and bridge the communication gap between executive leadership, IT, and other healthcare providers. Students will gain the skills to make informed, data-driven decisions that keep patients' health at the center of their care. This in-demand degree provides one with the following: In-depth computer science knowledge, concise communication techniques, working knowledge of information systems and effective leadership skills

- Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

The online Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics offers an accelerated path to a career in the administration of health care information. Consisting of the first four courses in the master's program, the informatics certificate program provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills to prepare for positions in an expanding area of healthcare.

- Graduate Certificate in Health Administration

This five-course program emphasizes core skills to support a strategic and nimble executive approach to a fast-moving industry. All courses are selected from the full CAHME-accredited Master's in Health Administration and are taught by the same expert faculty and practicing industry experts.

About The University of Scranton

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master's and certificate programs. Students can choose one of five degree programs from a selective institution ranked among the top 10 master's universities in the North by "U.S. News & World Report."

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Degree Programs

The University of Scranton Offers the Following Degree Programs Online

Undergraduate Programs

Associate's Degrees

This school does not offer any online Associate's Degrees

Bachelor's Degrees

This school does not offer any online Bachelor's Degrees

Graduate Programs

Master's Degrees

MS in Curriculum and Instruction
MBA in Business Administration
MS in Human Resources
MS in Health Informatics
MACC in Accountancy
MHA in Health Administration

Doctoral Degrees

This school does not offer any online Doctoral Degrees

Certificate Programs

The University of Scranton Offers the Following Certificate Programs Online

Undergraduate Certificates

This school does not offer any online Undergraduate Certificates

Location & Contact

Student Contact

Lisa LoBasso, PhD Assistant Director Online and Off-Campus Programs 570-941-7459
The University of Scranton 800 Linden Street Scranton PA 18510

Head of Distance Learning

Lisa LoBasso, PhD Assistant Director of Graduate and Continuing Education Services for Online and Off-Campus Programs 570-941-7459
The University of Scranton 800 Linden Street Scranton PA 18510

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