Saint Leo University is a leading provider of accredited online education to working adults. Through the Center for Online Learning, the university provides flexible online degree programs that can fit any schedule.
The online programs are designed to meet the growing needs of adult students and offer the best attributes of traditional classroom education in conjunction with today's most innovative computer technology. With Saint Leo University Online, you can obtain your undergraduate and/or graduate degree from anywhere you have access to a PC. You never have to set foot in a classroom as you set your weekly study schedule and "attend class" anytime. Work and family responsibilities, travel, shift changes or commuting problems will never interfere with your studies.
Celebrating more than 25 years of continuing education, today Saint Leo University is proud to be among the top ten global providers of higher education to the military. Saint Leo is a leader in the delivery of online education, providing higher education opportunities to members of the armed services and adult civilian students or just adult degree-seeking students.
The online program follows the same curriculum as on-campus students, so quality is never sacrificed for convenience. Earn your online undergraduate degree in:
Saint Leo University Online offers accredited MBA and Masters in Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) degrees. The programs allow you to complete your master's degree in the generalist track or with various concentrations and specializations. The graduate curriculum is designed to produce tomorrow's organizational leaders.
As an MBA student, you have the ability to complete the 12 required courses (three semester hours per course) in as few as 12 months by taking two classes per 8-week term. In keeping with Saint Leo's commitment to personalized attention, online MBA classes will have no more than 25 students to ensure students have ample interaction with faculty. The Online MBA consists of a generalist track (Online MBA) as well as an Online MBA with concentrations in:
Saint Leo University's MSCJ Program is a "practical program of instruction" that enables students to earn their degrees in the most convenient and efficient manner possible by scheduling classes on alternating weekends. With more than 30 years devoted to educating criminal justice professionals, Saint Leo University provides the values, knowledge base, and skills necessary to become creative and effective criminal justice agency administrators and workforce managers. Specializations available:
Saint Leo University focuses on more than just helping you find a career; it offers time management techniques to help you with your studying, interactive interviewing skills videos, and information about how to choose a career or a graduate degree program.
Whether you are looking to advance your career or further your education, Saint Leo University Online has what you need, for where you are going.
Saint Leo University Online is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4501; www.sacs.org) to award the associate's, bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) also accredits Saint Leo University Online.
The Graduate Education program at Saint Leo University offers the Specialist in Education degree with a concentration in transformational school leadership. This degree is for individuals holding a master’s degree in education or a related field of study (e.g., guidance and counseling, social work, human services, organization leadership, etc.).
Courses within the Education Specialist degree program have been identified to ensure that students complete a relevant and rigorous program of study. All courses infuse the Saint Leo University core values, thus helping students grow in body, mind and spirit.
The curriculum for this program of study is aligned with the Professional Standards 2016 (formerly Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) (Council of Chief State School Officers). Professional Standards 2016 focuses on seven aspects of transformational leadership that enable innovative initiatives which: support effective practice and research that maximizes student learning and demonstrations of achievement outcomes; facilitate staff members ability to drive instructional practice for student success; build collaborative school cultures; and create a community of stakeholders invested in academic success and personal well-being of every student.
The program is for those who already hold teaching and/or administrative certification or who are eligible for such certification and who seek to advance their career, grow their knowledge base and enhance their professional practice. The program is 39 hours beyond the master’s offered in the online format.
Become a visionary school leader and community collaborator. Saint Leo University’s Florida state-approved M.Ed. Educational Leadership program is designed to assist you in achieving new heights in your career as a principal or school administrator.
Our M.Ed. Educational Leadership program meets the continuing education and professional development needs of Florida public and private educators who hold K-12 certification.
Raise your profile with the School of Education & Social Science's online M.Ed. with a concentration in exceptional student education.
The program is designed for general educators in Florida and nationwide who wish to increase their understanding and experience in special education to expand areas of certification.
Students gain the values, knowledge and skills to become educational leaders with vision, engaged in the process of continual professional growth and collaborative reform.
The future of every child is important, and regardless of where you teach, you are bound to have a variety of students in your classroom. That is why a master's degree in exceptional student education will make every teacher a better teacher.
Coursework is offered through a hybrid format, with classes offered fully online, and expectations for practicum assignments to be completed in K-12 schools in students' local communities.
Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's leaders in the classroom. A strong commitment to a set of core values is the cornerstone of Saint Leo University and our mission to offer a practical, effective model for life and leadership in a challenging world. It is a model based on steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value, and gifts of all people.
Raise your profile with the School of Education & Social Science's fully online M.Ed. with a concentration in instructional leadership.
With this degree, classroom teachers develop the management and leadership skills necessary for full participation in educational governance at the school, district, and community levels.
The program is designed to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of Florida public and private educators.
This M.Ed. concentration is for those classroom teachers who do not want to seek Education Leadership (Level 1) certification through the Florida Department of Education.
The M.Ed. Reading concentration is designed for certified teachers who want to develop advanced skills in literacy teaching, and earn their State of Florida reading specialist certification and reading endorsement.
You’ll learn how to implement an integrated language arts program, assess literacy levels and apply current research and instructional approaches to improve students’ reading and writing skills.
Why choose a master's degree in Reading at Saint Leo?
In the 36 credit-hour M.Ed. Reading program, you will hone your teaching skills in reading instruction through studying:
Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's leaders in the classroom. In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award. Our instructors are current practitioners in the field of school administration and regular presenters at national and international conferences.
The School of Education & Social Services' online M.S. in Instructional Design provides an advanced study in the systematic design of instruction.
The dynamic online program prepares you to design, develop, implement, and evaluate efficient and effective instructional experiences for a variety of settings, including corporate training, military, adult learning, and higher education.
Instructional design courses prepare graduates to:
Courses are guided by professional standards in the field, and focus on the development of specialized skills to develop curricula for the 21st century learner.
Prepare for career opportunities designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating efficient and effective instructional experiences for a variety of settings, including corporate training, military, adult learning, and higher education.
The School of Education and Social Sciences' online graduate certificate in instructional design is designed for the student seeking a certificate in lieu of a more in-depth master's degree. Courses from the certificate program can be applied as credits toward the M.S. Instructional Design program at Saint Leo University.
The curriculum is guided by professional standards in the field, and focuses on the development of specialized skills in the areas of instructional design, learning theory and relevant technology in order to be able to develop curricula for the 21st century learner.
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The school and the professors have made the experience so wonderful that I cannot praise them more. This school is the leader in online education.-Ivette