Welcome to Saint Peter’s University, a school committed to the Jesuit tradition of quality education based on a sound philosophical foundation.

Graduate Programs

Saint Peter’s offers the following graduate programs:

Master of Arts in Education. With concentrations in Educational Leadership, English as a Second Language, Reading, Teaching, Special Education and School Counseling.

Master of Higher Education. With an emphasis in General Administration. 

Graduate Education Certification Program. With certifications as a Supervisor, Teacher, School Business Administrator, Middle School Mathematics, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, Director of Counseling Services, and Professional/Associate Counselor.

Master of Science in Nursing. With a concentration in Nursing Primary Care (Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner).

Master of Business Administration. A 48 credit-hour program with optional concentrations in cyber security, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, risk management, human resource management and health care administration.

Master of Science in Accountancy. A 30 credit-hour program preparing undergraduate accounting majors to take the CPA exam and non-accounting majors to prepare for a professional services role in consulting, information systems, or compliance.

Dual MBA/MS in Accountancy. A 63 credit-hour joint program offering two degrees and providing a strong accounting and professional services foundation along with the full breadth of an MBA degree.

Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations.  A 36 credit-hour program that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed for professionals in the field of Strategic Communication.

Master of Public Administration.  A 36 credit-hour program that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed for professionals in the field of Public Administration.

Master of Science in Consumer Science. A 36 credit-hour program that is designed for students interested in the roles of mathematics, analytics, modeling, and psychology in analyzing and interpreting consumer data.

Master of Science in Cyber Security. A 30 credit-hour program that prepares students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to protect and defend computer systems and networks.

Master of Science in Data Science. With a concentration in Business Analytics. A 36 credit-hour program that is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in industry-specific analytical fields.

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Education (Concentrations in K-12 and Higher Education Administration)
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Two Convenient Locations

Saint Peter’s University offers its graduate programs at two campuses as well as other partner sites:

Jersey City (Kennedy Boulevard)

Doctorate in Education (K-12), Graduate Education, Business, Accountancy, Criminal Justice Administration, Communication and Public Relations, Public Administration, Consumer Science, Cyber Security and Data Science.

Bergen County (Meadowlands, Lyndhurst, NJ)

Graduate Business and Graduate Education

Trimesters, Semesters, and Summer Sessions

Business, Accountancy, Public Administration, Consumer Science and Communication and Public Relations courses are offered on a trimester basis. Education and Nursing courses are offered both in a trimester and semester format. Data Science and Cyber Security courses are offered in a semester format. Check schedules at www.saintpeters.edu.

Admission Information

Applicants seeking admission to graduate study must complete the admission requirements for each program. Refer to the academic program section of this catalog for such information.

Credit for Undergraduate and Graduate Course Work

Saint Peter’s University may award credit for graduate courses taken at other schools. Certain requirements may be waived based upon undergraduate courses. Check with the program advisor for more information.

Academic Advisement

Academic advisors are available to assist students in planning their schedules. Individuals who have been accepted into a graduate program must meet with the Administrative Coordinator/Director of that program for advisement prior to his/her initial registration for courses. An appointment can be scheduled by contacting one of the following offices.

  • Graduate Education (201 761-6473) or jdoria@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Business or MS in Accountancy (201 761-6472) or lruvolo@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Nursing (201 761-7490) or lohare@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Communication (201 761-6330) or bdonovan@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Consumer Science (201 761-6470) or jgilkey@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Public Administration (201 761-6155) or pplotch@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Data Science (201 761-6470) or jgilkey@saintpeters.edu.
  • Graduate Cyber Security (201 761-6362) or emoskal@saintpeters.edu.