A Flexible Online Degree You’ll Want to Login For.

Enter a program that feels less like tech-support and more like mentorship.

Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies (BA)

Turn your faith into a calling.

Prepare for pastoral ministry and teaching in this comprehensive program offering quality, accredited theological education for those seeking to serve the needs of the Catholic Church and society in parishes, diocesan agencies, hospitals, retreat and spiritual centers, or social service agencies.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

A business program designed to support adults.

Broaden your skills in business with a wide range of electives and become an effective manager. Follow one of four tracks – Accounting, Banking, Management, Sales & Marketing – with professionally-focused curriculum and be prepared for more responsible positions in any organization or industry.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA): Banking

Advance your banking career while you work.

Take your banking career further with this program, developed jointly by Saint Joseph's College and the Center for Financial Training and Education Alliance (CFTEA). Designed for students already employed by a banking institution served by the CFTEA, this program is highly relevant to banking professionals.

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration (BS)

Pursue a career you care about.

Prepare for a growing career with a flexible program that can be personalized to meet your schedule and career goals. Develop the skills necessary to move up in the field of health care while gaining perspective to influence your organization.

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BS)

Move into an in-demand health care position.

Continue your education in a CAHIIM-accredited program designed to help you prepare for the Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA®) exam and become credentialed through AHIMA. Get the health information management (HIM) courses you need in a distance-learning format that’s readily accessible.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)

Build your own program.

Transfer your credits toward a customized degree shaped to fit the career you want. With 10 minors to choose from, you can study across disciplines, gaining new perspectives and multiple skill sets marketable to numerous employers.

Bachelor of Science in Long-Term Care Administration (BS)

Position yourself for career progress.

Enroll in one of the few – and the only online – programs in the country accredited by the National Association of Boards and Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators (NAB). Learn to demonstrate leadership qualities and gain experience relevant to state licensing board requirements in this important field.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

CCNE-accredited. Finish your fully online RN to BSN in as little as 9 months.

For every 9 nursing credits you successfully complete, you will also earn a free course voucher that can be applied toward any of your remaining general education requirements. These features make it easy for any RN to earn their bachelor's degree and advance their career in a quick and affordable way.

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science Administration (BS)

Stand out in your radiology department with a bachelor’s.

Prepare to advance into management within your diagnostic imagery department with this fully online program. Work one-on-one with experienced faculty, growing your knowledge base as you continue to focus on your career goals and priorities.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

One degree with multiple career paths.

Benefit from an academically rigorous, socially relevant curriculum designed to equip you with the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for a career in social work. This CSWE-accredited online program will prepare you for positions such as case manager, discharge planner, and mental health and behavioral health technician.

Graduates of this program may qualify for advanced standing with their MSW, allowing them to earn their Master's in Social Work in as little as one year through another institution.

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Become an expert with endless career potential.

Develop the advanced skills and real-world experience needed to qualify for licensure as a certified public accountant (CPA). Designed for both career advancers and career changers, no undergraduate business degree is required to apply. Fully admitted students can finish this degree in as little as one year.

Master of Arts in Theology (MA): Advanced Diaconal Studies

Follow your calling to the diaconate.

Benefit from curriculum designed to help advance ordained deacons and those in formation in diocesan diaconal programs through this 30-credit theological and pastoral program based on a philosophy grounded in solid Catholic doctrine with a deeply spiritual orientation.

Master of Arts in Theology (MA): Pastoral Theology

Elevate your commitment to service.

Gain a strong foundation in Catholic theology and ministry. The pastoral theology specialization will serve those involved with parishes, religious education, diaconal preparation, diocesan agencies, hospitals, retreat and spiritual centers, and social service agencies

Master of Arts in Theology (MA): Sacred Theology

Gain a deeper understanding of the Catholic tradition.

Focus on dogmatic theology and Catholic doctrine and gain a strong theological foundation of Catholic spirituality which includes the history of the Christian religious experience. The specialization in sacred theology will serve those involved with teaching, pastoral ministry, and spiritual formation programs.

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Foundational Track

Build essential skills for successful business management.

You can tailor your education with electives focused on your unique career interests. Options include Human Resources and Health Sector Management. Apply with a bachelor's degree in any discipline. No pre-requisite courses required.

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Leadership Track

Build on your career experience and step into leadership.

Earn your degree in as few as 18 months in a program designed for experienced professionals. Our Leadership MBA will allow you to focus on the strategic management and organizational leadership skills you’ll need to manage through change, develop effective teams, and establish meaningful and achievable business objectives. Apply with a bachelor's degree in any discipline. No pre-requisite courses required.

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Focus your education on ministry.

Prepare for impactful ministerial work through a graduate program that professes fidelity to the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrine and heritage of the Roman Catholic Church. Intended for those who seek to serve the needs of the Catholic Church and society.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Become an exceptional and in-demand leader in the ever-growing healthcare industry.

Become an effective manager who can take the lead in a wide range of health services organizations. This program is designed to accommodate your working schedule and integrates lessons with real-world experience. It emphasizes the key areas of organizational and financial management, human resources, ethical behavior, and leadership skills, developing highly competent health care managers ready to make a difference.

Master of Health Administration (MHA): Catholic Health Leadership

Grow your career in Catholic health care organizations.

Benefit from the same leadership-focused curriculum as the Master of Heath Administration, but with special emphasis on management and supervision at Catholic health care organizations.

Master of Nursing (MSN): Specializations Available

Prepare for meaningful work in leadership roles.

View your nursing career from a new perspective while developing skills for nurse leadership in an online, CCNE-accredited master’s program developed to accommodate the busy schedules of working nurses.

Specializations include:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Administration
  • Education

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Expand your career opportunities.

Engage in a quality learning experience and find your place in a community of fellow lifelong learners at SJC. Choose the track best suited to help you become who you want to be. Options include: school educator, school leadership, Catholic school leadership, adult education and training, and health care educator.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Administration Specialization

Gain Skills for Leadership and Management Roles.

Apply your strategic mindset and business acumen in a track designed for chief nursing officers, operational leaders and anyone performing administration or supervision.

In this program, you’ll develop skills for nurse leadership in a completely online, CCNE-accredited master’s program developed to accommodate the busy schedules of working nurses.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialization

Make an Immediate Difference in Your Patients Lives.

Gain skills to diagnose and treat acute conditions in adults, and apply those skills in a variety of settings, including: inpatient/hospital settings, clinics, and emergency departments.

In this program, you’ll develop skills for nurse leadership in a completely online, CCNE-accredited master’s program with a 100% ANCC pass rate in 2020. And, you can do it all while studying around your work schedule. Only a single, weekend-long visit to campus is required during this program.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Become a Leader in Primary Care for Adults.

Focus your career on the primary care setting, working in collaboration with other health care professionals to help adult patients lead healthier lives.

In this program, you’ll develop skills for nurse leadership in a completely online, CCNE-accredited master’s program, all while studying around your work schedule. Only a single, weekend-long visit to campus is required during this program.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Education Specialization

Use Your Nursing Experience to Educate Others.

Influence the next generation of health care practitioners and build skills for staff development roles or nursing education.

In this program, you’ll develop nurse educator skills in a completely online, CCNE-accredited master’s program developed to accommodate the busy schedules of working nurses.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization

Become a Leader in Primary Care for Individuals Across the Lifespan.

Focus your career on the primary care setting, working in collaboration with other health care professionals to help patients of all ages lead healthier lives.

In this program, you’ll develop the highly sought after nurse practitioner knowledge and skills in an online, CCNE-accredited master’s program with a 100% AANP pass rate in 2019. And, you can do it all while studying around your work schedule. Only a single, weekend-long visit to campus is required during this program.

Undergraduate Certificate in Catholic Theology

Deepen your relationship with God and strengthen your understanding of your faith.

Students select our online certificate in Catholic Theology for a variety of reasons. Some pursue it for personal fulfillment alone. Others pursue it with a goal of becoming more effective in their callings and ministries. Regardless of your goals, our Catholic Theology program is here to help you reach them.

Undergraduate Certificate in Health Administration

Get your start in health administration.

Gain skills and credentials that expand your knowledge of health administration and your ability to positively impact your health care organization. This 18-credit certificate provides a framework for success in entry-level positions within hospitals, outpatient services and primary care.

Undergraduate Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration

Position yourself for career progress.

Enroll in a shorter, certificate version of one of the few – and the only online – programs in the country accredited by the National Association of Boards and Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators (NAB). Learn to demonstrate leadership qualities and gain experience relevant to state licensing board requirements. Courses in this program can be rolled into the Bachelor's degree at a later date, if desired.

Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

Take a concrete step toward a leadership role in your district.

Advance your career in school leadership with a graduate certificate. Choose between School Leadership and Catholic School Leadership. Both certificates can be used as a stepping stone into the full MSEd program.

Graduate Certificate in Theology

Take a step toward a masters.

Develop your understanding and appreciation of the Catholic faith rooted in God’s revelation and embodied in the living tradition of the Church. You can also use this advanced certificate as a stepping stone toward a Master of Art in Theology degree.

Master of Science in Nursing & Leadership Dual Degree (MSN/MBA)

Advance your nursing career into leadership.

Designed for nurses who strive to manage, direct, or lead a team in their career. The dual degree program blends effective business knowledge with the vital master’s curriculum nurses need to advance into positions such as manager, director of nursing, or chief nursing officer.

Master of Science in Nursing & Master of Health Administration Dual Degree (MSN/MHA)

Build nursing leadership qualities.

Build your leadership qualities while sharpening the skills needed to face the growing issues of access, quality, and cost of health care services. This dual degree is designed for nurses who are, or plan to become, CEOs and facility or hospital administrators.

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Expert educators. Real-world experiences...

We design our online curriculum here on campus—with the online learner in mind. Study in an intuitive digital environment bolstered by regular faculty feedback.

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...and tuition savings, too.

We offer tuition discount opportunities (up to 15%) through approximately 600 employers, including 100 healthcare institutions.

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A Dedicated Academic Advisor Every Step of the Way.

Enjoy an open dialogue with your advisor as well as faculty and administrators. So, if life hands you the unexpected, you can have a real conversation about what you need to succeed.

Take the next step.

Request information today and connect with an admissions counselor who can answer your questions.

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This has been a wonderful experience and although I am many miles away I truly feel that I am part of a close-knit family.

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We’re a Forerunner of Distance Education.

Since 1976, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine has been empowering students with industry-relevant and mission-driven degrees they can earn off-campus. As a result, we’ve built a vibrant online community, with 62% of our students now based online.

You’re truly not alone when you learn online at SJC.

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Our campus is established as a living laboratory for sustainability solutions. By earning your degree at SJC, you’re helping to promote a culture of sustainability for generations to come.

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