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The University of Scranton’s prestigious Kania School of Management has been identified as one of The Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools for 16 consecutive years. Discover several AACSB-accredited business certificates and degree programs that are built with the flexibility to fit into your life.

Accredited Online Business School

Scranton’s Kania School of Management is AACSB-accredited, and the M.S. in Health Informatics: Data Analytics is CAHIIM-accredited.

Backed by Experts

Study with experienced faculty distinguished by their cutting-edge knowledge of the most on-trend topics in the field.

Affordable

We’ll help you with your FAFSA application, financial aid, military benefits and more. Plus, there is no application fee for The University of Scranton’s online programs.

Build your business expertise and prepare to advance in the industry of your choice. The University of Scranton’s online business classes will instill the comprehensive knowledge and skills you’ll need to optimize processes, increase value and make strategic business decisions within an ethical framework.

In small class sizes, you’ll work with faculty and peers to dive into leading-edge business trends. With several types of business certificates and degrees available, you can choose to focus your online program in:

  • accounting
  • business analytics
  • enterprise resource planning
  • finance
  • healthcare management
  • human resources management
  • international business
  • operations management
  • supply chain management

No matter your business career goals, The University of Scranton offers an online program that will help you get there.

Online Business Degree and Certificate Programs

Online

8 months Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • GRE/GMAT Not Required
  • Includes two foundational courses and two electives
  • Practice technical analytics skills
  • Work one-on-one with expert faculty

The online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from The University of Scranton delivers the advanced analytics knowledge and technical skills you need for a variety of in-demand business careers, all in a flexible, short-form certificate program.

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Online

8 months Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No previous work experience is required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Four courses

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems help organizations of all sizes manage day-to-day activities and are now essential to customer relations, finance, procurement and other core business functions. In this ERP graduate certificate, you’ll work hands-on with software from SAP — the world’s largest business software company — while enhancing your managerial skills.

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Online

8 months Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Four courses

In as few as eight months, the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from The University of Scranton will elevate your understanding of supply chain strategy and management, production planning and control, plus network design and integration with an emphasis on quality management — an important area of study that many other programs fail to cover.

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Online

12 to 18 months Duration

30 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Two Specializations
  • AACSB-Accredited
  • Ranked No. 1 accounting program 2019 by Best Colleges
  • Bridge option — accounting bachelor’s degree not required
  • Exclusive discount for the Wiley CPAexcel prep tool

In the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program, gaining practical, hands-on skills in accounting is just the beginning. You will also develop the soft skills you need to succeed as a business leader. You’ll practice functional, purposeful and strategic communication and graduate ready to guide your clients, accounts and teams to success.

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Online

12 to 18 months Duration

30 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • AACSB-Accredited
  • Ranked No. 1 accounting program 2019 by Best Colleges
  • Bridge option — accounting bachelor’s degree not required
  • Harness new leaps in data gathering and information processing

Go beyond the core Master of Accountancy curriculum and gain advanced analytical and computing skills to support financial and managerial accounting. Through five courses, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of business trends while learning to create financial reports based on reliable data and use accounting systems to their fullest.

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Online

12 to 18 months Duration

30 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • AACSB-Accredited
  • Ranked No. 1 accounting program 2019 by Best Colleges
  • Bridge option — accounting bachelor’s degree not required
  • Prepare for CPA licensure and the CFE exam

The Forensic Accounting specialization opens up career paths in auditing, governance, compliance and risk management, and public and private sector investigations. Our Forensic Accounting courses are continually reviewed by our Accounting Department Professional Alumni Council, so you’ll learn the latest techniques for preventing and detecting fraud.

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Online

2.5 years Duration

65–72 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Transfer up to 9 Credits
  • No GMAT/GRE Required
  • AACSB-accredited MBA and CAHME-accredited MHA
  • 2.5 years completion time
  • Learn from industry experts

Maximize your influence as a leader in healthcare administration and related industries with a dual MBA-MHA from The University of Scranton. You’ll not only graduate with the skills and credentials to seek top positions in your field — you’ll save time and reduce the workload by 13–18 credits compared to pursuing the degrees individually.

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Online

2 years Duration

36–48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • 8 unique specializations

As one of the top-ranked business programs in the nation, The University of Scranton offers you a competitive online MBA that can be customized to your career aspirations. Be the next great business leader and guide your organization toward continued success.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB International
  • Prepare for the CPA Exam

Gain the academic credential to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and increase your leadership potential with the online MBA: Accounting program from the University of Scranton. You’ll build skills for solving complex business problems and maintaining a financially healthy organization.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Learn to apply the Triple Bottom Line theory — an emphasis on sustainable development

Transform big data into winning business strategy with an MBA specializing in Business Analytics. Topics of study include data mining, data visualization, statistical modeling and predictive analytics. You’ll also graduate with skills in business simulation and forecasting, project management, inventory assessment, financial planning and revenue management.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Industry-standard SAP integration

As an ERP expert, you’ll provide your organization with a competitive superpower — the ability to put data to work. You’ll facilitate both process improvement and problem-solving in areas such as production, finances, human resources, sales and distribution. With Scranton’s partnership with SAP’s University Alliances Program, you’ll also have the opportunity to attend SAP Boot Camp and sit for the SAP Certified Business Associate exam with SAP ERP 6.0 certification. (No previous SAP experience required.)

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • AACSB-Accredited
  • No GMAT/GRE Required
  • Learn from Industry Experts
  • Transfer up to six credits

With Scranton’s MBA specializing in Finance, you’ll gain both the advanced business foundations and the financial acumen you need to succeed in some of the world’s largest companies. You’ll gain the skills to conduct financial analyses, develop capital budgets and evaluate equity, debt and financial risk. You’ll be equipped to assess your organization’s financial health and make informed projections to help your company pave the way forward.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GMAT/GRE Required
  • No Application Fee
  • 2 years completion time
  • AACSB-accredited
  • Transfer up to six credits

With The University of Scranton’s AACSB-accredited MBA specialization in Healthcare Management, you’ll learn to supervise healthcare facilities, plan and direct operations and manage healthcare teams. You’ll master both the theory and the skills needed to maintain a sustainable, successful organization. Lead with an approach to decision-making that emphasizes ethics using the Triple Bottom Line theory — an emphasis on sustainable development related to social, fiscal and environmental responsibility.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • SHRM-aligned curriculum
  • AACSB-accredited MBA
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Acquire skills in strategic staffing, evaluating workplace operational goal setting and enterprise-level human resource management. Our curriculum aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards, emphasizing development, strategy and communication. You’ll also gain a global perspective on business and learn to apply the Triple Bottom Line theory, emphasizing sustainable development related to social, fiscal and environmental factors.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Learn from industry experts

With your AACSB-accredited MBA from Scranton specializing in International Business, you’ll learn to apply advanced business foundations on the global stage, combining both a macro and microeconomic perspective. You’ll study how to effectively manage global operations, cross-cultural departments, teams and offices.

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Online

2 years Duration

36-48 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • No GRE or GMAT scores required
  • Accredited by AACSB
  • Learn from industry experts

Your operations-focused AACSB-accredited MBA from the Kania School of Management will equip you with advanced business knowledge and a specialized skill set combining the problem-solving, technology and communications proficiencies relied on by operations professionals. Become a leader in your organization with a combination of proficiencies in project management, quality control, supply-chain management and financial management.

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Online

2.5 years Duration

41 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Transfer up to 6 Credits
  • No GMAT or GRE scores required
  • CAHIIM-accredited
  • 3 start dates per year

Prepare to mine data for healthcare solutions with The University of Scranton’s online master’s degree in Health Informatics. The optional Data Analytics specialization offers skills for careers where you connect the dots within big data to help bolster patient care across populations. You’ll engage in an education that matches the quality of similar analytics courses but led by the expert faculty found only at The University of Scranton. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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Online

18 months Duration

30 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • AACSB-Accredited
  • Learn programming languages and software management
  • No GRE/GMAT is required for admission
  • Includes three elective courses to align with your goals

Through the online M.S. in Business Analytics, you’ll gain a direct understanding of how to enhance business processes with data-driven, informed insights. The courses you’ll explore in the business analytics master’s program have been composed by faculty with extensive experience in improving organizational, managerial and industrial business procedures.

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Online

12 months Duration

30 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • GMAT/GRE Requirement Waived
  • AACSB-accredited
  • Widely published, award-winning faculty
  • Earn a six-figure salary

Scranton’s online MSF program offers core business acumen through an enhanced financial lens. Gain subject-matter expertise in a business discipline that builds both enterprises and individual careers in finance. Plus, you can get free study material on Wiley CFA Exam Review when you select two CFA Exam prep courses as electives.

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Online

2 years Duration

33 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • SHRM-aligned curriculum
  • Prepare for the SHRM-CP certification
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Offered in a flexible online format, the Master of Science in Human Resources Management program integrates up-to-date industry research to develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills an HR professional needs. Our curriculum aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards, emphasizing development, strategy and communication.

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Careers for Business Graduates

Business and financial occupations are growing fast. From 2020 to 2030, more than 750,800 new jobs will become available in business fields.1 These career paths are also some of the highest-paying for business graduates. In May 2020, the median annual wage for business and financial occupations was higher than other occupational groups at $72,250.1 By moving into advanced administrative and executive roles, business professionals can earn six-figure salaries.

Financial Manager $134,180 per year2

Human Resources Manager $121,220 per year3

Top Executive $107,680 per year4

FAQs

In the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings, the University of Scranton is ranked No. 5 among the Best Regional Schools in the North and ranked in the top 50 Best Value Schools. You can learn more about our awards and recognition here.

The University of Scranton is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  • Scranton’s Kania Business School is accredited by AACSB International, a distinction received by only 5% of business schools worldwide.
  • Our online Master of Health Administration was one of the first online programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
  • The M.S. in Health Informatics and the specialization in Data Analytics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

You can learn more about our accreditation here.

Work experience is required for admission to certain programs. To find out if work experience is required for your chosen degree, call 866-373-9547 or email.

Yes, The University of Scranton accepts transfer credits for some programs. To learn about the transfer process and how many credits you may transfer, call 866-373-9547 or email.

While both online and on-campus programs offer the same quality rigor and instruction, online programs are typically ideal for full-time working professionals due to the maximum flexibility they offer. Online students can study where and when it’s best for them instead of traveling to campus to complete courses in person. This flexibility allows them to balance their obligations with schoolwork and achieve their ultimate goals.

The expected hours will vary per program. In undergraduate courses, you can expect to work at least 8–10 hours per week, per class. For a graduate-level program, you may have 12–15 hours per week of classwork, per course. Contact us to learn more at 866-373-9547 or onlineprograms@scranton.edu.

Yes, The University of Scranton is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

A summary of benefits is available here. Additionally, the friendly staff at the University of Scranton Online Admissions Office can be contacted directly at 866-373-9547 or onlineprograms@scranton.edu to answer your questions.

Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Business and Financial Occupations. Accessed on Jan. 20, 2022 from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Financial Managers. Accessed on Jan. 20, 2022 from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm.
  3. U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. Human Resources Managers. Accessed on Jan. 20, 2022 from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/human-resources-managers.htm.
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Top Executives. Accessed on Jan. 20, 2022 from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm.