St. Bonaventure University

School of Graduate Studies


St. Bonaventure offers master's and certificate programs in our schools of Business, Education, Communication, Arts & Sciences, and Health Professions, in formats to accommodate today's busy professionals.


Choose a format that's right for you


Our graduate programs are available in a number of convenient formats:
  • traditional in-person, on-campus programs
  • hybrid formats, with a mix of in-person and online sessions
  • completely online, asynchronous programs that let you complete coursework at a time that's right for you.

Graduate Programs


School of Arts & Sciences




School of Business

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
    Our program, fully accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business, offers personalized and interactive coursework, and rests on our university's pillars of compassion and integrity.
    100% online program
    Campus-based program
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  • BUSINESS ANALYTICS (Master of Science)
    A strategically designed and competitively priced program that prepares you for high-demand roles in big data, from data scientists and financial analysts to marketing managers.
    Available 100% online only


School of Education

  • ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION (Master of Science in Education)
    The MSEd in adolescence education is for those with bachelor's degree in a content subject who seek grade 7-12 certification in New York state. Coursework is online and in-person field experiences can be completed locally.
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  • EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (Master of Science in Education)
    Our MSEd in educational leadership program focuses on developing leaders who are open to critical reflection and who are dedicated to improving opportunities for all students. This program is available in a hybrid format (online courses with three in-person sessions per semester) or 100% online.
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  • SCHOOL BUILDING LEADER (Advanced Certificate)
    The SBL advanced certificate program is designed for teachers and school counselors who seek to become school principals. This program is available in a hybrid format (online courses with three in-person sessions per semester) or 100% online.
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  • SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADER (Advanced Certificate)
    The SDL advanced certificate program is designed for those seeking to become administrators at the district superintendent level. This program is available in a hybrid format (online courses with three in-person sessions per semester) or 100% online.
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  • CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING (Master of Science in Education)
    The 100% online MSEd in clinical mental health counseling includes engaging coursework and in-field practice, and prepares you for the licensed professional counselor exam. This program is available online only.
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  • SCHOOL COUNSELING (Master of Science in Education)
    The 100% online MSEd in school counseling program is specifically designed to prepare you to become a licensed school counselor. This program is available online only.
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  • INCLUSIVE SPECIAL EDUCATION (Master of Science in Education)
    The MSEd in inclusive special education, available as a 100% online program only, is designed to help teachers meet the ever-changing demands of diverse classrooms and may be completed by teachers with certification in nearly any area or grade level. Three certification tracks available: early childhood, childhood, and secondary (7-12).
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  • LITERACY BIRTH-12 (Master of Science in Education)
    This program, offered 100% online, is designed for certified teachers who wish to acquire a master’s degree to teach birth to grade 12 as a literacy coach, reading teacher, or literacy specialist. The program requires a 100-hour practicum experience, which may be completed in the participant's local area, in-person or virtually.
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  • LITERACY B-6 & 5-12 EXTENSION PROGRAMS (Advanced Certificates)
    St. Bonaventure University graduates who earned a master's degree in either childhood (B-6) or adolescent (5-12) literacy between 2000 and 2020 are eligible for this online advanced certificate of study program, which extends their literacy certifications to B-12, making them dually certified..
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    5-12 Literacy Extension website       Download our fact sheet


School of Health Professions

  • PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES (Master of Science)
    The M.S. in physician assistant studies is a campus-based professional degree program that prepares students academically and professionally for responsibilities and services as a physician assistant.
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  • OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (Master of Science)
    The M.S. in occupational therapy is a professional degree program that prepares students academically and professionally for responsibilities and services as an occupational therapist.
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  • MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH)
    The Master of Public Health program prepares students who have earned a Bachelor of Science degree for rewarding careers in the public health sector.
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Jandoli School of Communication


  • LEADERSHIP (Master of Arts)
    The Master of Arts in Leadership program will prepare you to lead with empathy and compassion in any business climate, leaning on a solid foundation of skills in communication, strategic thinking, change management, innovation and team-building.
    Available 100% online only
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  • SPORTS JOURNALISM (Master of Arts)
    Our online sports journalism master’s program is guided in part by an alumni advisory board who have wide-ranging experience at major news outlets and organizations. Here you will learn to explain the nuances of sports, race/ethnicity, gender and the role of the journalist in a diverse sports media landscape.
    Available 100% online only
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