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Shaped by its values of compassion, wisdom and integrity and lauded for its value — ranked No. 5 for Value in the North for 2022 by U.S. News & World Report — St. Bonaventure is a transformative community committed to academic excellence and civic engagement.

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Whatever your interest — business, education, arts & sciences, communication or health professions — our five academic schools offer varied and relevant programs that prepare you for meaningful and fulfilling careers.

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Our School of Graduate Studies offers master's and certificate programs in education, business, communication, and health professions.

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From an Honors Program that rewards and challenges high-achieving students to early assurance programs that enable qualified students to secure a seat in graduate and preprofessional programs, we offer a host of special programs aimed at addressing specific needs and interests.

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Sports Journalism

Top industry professionals guide our master's in sports journalism.

ESPN's NBA Insider Adrian "Woj" Wojnarowski, '91 (right) and New York Post lead sports columnist Mike Vaccaro, '89, at Vaccaro's induction onto the Jandoli School's Wall of Distinguished Graduates.
Online M.A. in Sports Journalism

News & Events
St. Bonaventure to celebrate African American women during annual Francis Week events Sep 30, 2022 | St. Bonaventure University kicks off Francis Week on Sunday, Oct. 2, with a day of service and concludes Friday, Oct. 7, with a concert.
Senior Emma Stoeckle: from homeschooled to attending a school that feels like home Sep 23, 2022 | Homeschooled throughout high school, senior computer science and cybersecurity double major Emma Stoeckle has thrived at Bona's. Dedicated professors and small class sizes led to several internships and a job offer at Ford following early graduation this December.
St. Bonaventure partners with Allegany County Sheriff’s Office to host Corrections Academy Sep 22, 2022 | St. Bonaventure University is partnering with the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office to host a Pre-Employment Corrections Basic Training program this fall.
St. Bonaventure invites community to ‘Fall in Love with Science’ Sunday at Lincoln Park Sep 19, 2022 | St. Bonaventure University invites community members to “Fall in Love with Science” through an engaging series of programs Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Lincoln Park Pavilion in downtown Olean.
Senior journalism major Karolina Dombaxi is focused on a bright future Sep 19, 2022 | Every day, senior Karolina Dombaxi moves forward with purpose. While her goals are big, her ambition is bigger.
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  • Attend our Occupational Therapy virtual info session

    Learn more about our graduate-level Master of Science degree in occupational therapy, which prepares you academically and professionally for the role of an occupational therapist.



  • Join our in-person Master's Entry to Practice (nursing) info session

    Our graduate-level MEP program is a direct pathway to the nursing profession for those who have already earned a bachelor's degree. It's an efficient way to become a registered nurse while achieving a Master of Science in nursing. Join our in-person info session in Room 106 of Francis Hall (east side of campus). Pizza will be served.



  • Attend our in-person MBA info session

    Learn more about our graduate Master of Business Administration program, which includes a traditional classroom-based format and a completely online program. The event will be held in Room 200 of Swan Business Center on campus. Pizza will be served.



  • Attend our in-person info session for our master's program in Sport Administration

    Learn more about our graduate program in Sport Administration, which provides students with an in-depth understanding of the sport business industry. The event will be held in Room 200 of Swan Business Center on campus. Pizza will be served.



  • Get a tour and more during our SBU Preview Days

    Learn all there is to know about St. Bonaventure University from one of our admissions counselors and take a campus tour by signing up for one of our Preview Days. Morning and afternoon sessions are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Dec. 3

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