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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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Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of an accredited online curriculum rooted in intellectual, spiritual and personal growth. We offer seven 100% online graduate degree programs through St. Bonaventure Online.

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Sports Journalism

Pursue your passion in our new online sports journalism master's program, which is guided by an alumni advisory board composed of top sports journalists.

SBU Grad Adrian "Woj" Wojnarowski, '91
ESPN's Senior NBA Insider
Online M.A. in Sports Journalism
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SBU Theater student’s capstone project expresses pain, hope of extraordinary year Jun 14, 2021 | Undaunted by COVID-19 limitations, the students of SBU Theater produced a video production this spring expressing the power of theater to inspire and revive.
St. Bonaventure hosts inaugural White Coat Ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies students Jun 8, 2021 | Twenty-four graduate students made history at St. Bonaventure University Friday as the university held its first White Coat Ceremony for the inaugural class of its Physician Assistant Studies program.
New St. Bonaventure University programs equip future teachers with STEM-related bachelor’s degrees Jun 8, 2021 | Four new programs at St. Bonaventure University enable students who want to teach secondary biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of those subjects while completing initial New York state teaching certification requirements.
More than 100 attend funeral service for former Bonnies basketball star George Carter Jun 5, 2021 | On a pristine summer day, George Carter came home, thanks to the generosity of a foundation and the big hearts of St. Bonaventure alumni.
Simpson's research looks at 'molecular corking' as a way to store hydrogen for use as an energy resource Jun 4, 2021 | Dr. Scott Simpson, assistant professor of chemistry at St. Bonaventure, is the sole author of a published research article that looks at ways to store and release hydrogen, a clean and renewable energy resource that many feel might one day lessen the world's dependence on fossil fuels.
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Visit us this summer!

  • Campus tours & informal chat sessions on select weekdays.
  • Small-group a.m. & p.m. info sessions and group campus tours on select Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 
  • July 10 & July 17 Preview Days, featuring a.m. & p.m. info sessions and group tours. The July 17 a.m. session, part of Pre-healthcare Day, includes a session for students interested in healthcare careers.
  • Or schedule a virtual visit with an Admissions representative.

  • Occupational Therapy Info Session

    Join us on Zoom to learn how SBU can prepare you for an exciting and gratifying career as an occupational therapist. Applicants for fall 2021 are now being accepted.

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