The University of Scranton Online

Founded in 1888, with 5 schools and colleges and offering 59 undergraduate, 25 graduates, 43 minor and 1 doctoral program to 5,811 students, Scranton is a nationally recognized Catholic and Jesuit university in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains region. The University also offers an extensive selection of continuing education programs for working professionals.

The University has earned accreditation from 16 different nation`s prestigious accrediting agencies, and provides affordable and gain able high class quality education to all students with the advantages of scholarships, loans and grants.


Most Reverend William G. O’Hara, D.D., Scranton’s first bishop, laid down the foundations of University of Scranton in 1888 as Saint Thomas College. Achieving university status in 1938, Scranton University in 1942 was entrusted to the care of the Society of Jesus.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the University is to provide comfortable and respectful Catholic and Jesuit environment anticipated by the spiritual vision and the traditions of characteristic excellence of the Society of Jesus. The University offers a community devoted to provide the freedom of inquiry and personal fundamental development of professionalism to the growth in wisdom, intelligence and integrity of all.

University of Scranton – Overview:

Scranton University was founded in 1938 and enrolls a high number of students each year. The University prepares leaders for future while providing them the degrees high in demand and a friendly but competent and challenging environment. The University offers 59 undergraduate, 25 graduates, 43 minor and 1 doctoral program to all students and has students across the globe. Scranton possesses a mixed vibrant culture of students belonging to different backgrounds while providing equal opportunities of excellence to each student without any discrimination.

University of Scranton – Online:

Indulging the resources of World Wide Web in it`s teaching methods, Scranton University provides the same high quality education online through its virtual campus. The purpose of online education is to engage working adults and professionals in the modern world study and enables them to advance their degrees and gain better employment chances.

Schools and Colleges:

  1. College of Arts and Sciences
  2. Panuska College of Professional Studies
  3. Kania School of Management
  4. College of Graduate and Continuing Education

Online Programs:

  1. Master of Science in Education: Curriculum and Instruction
  2. Master of Science in Education: Educational Administration
  3. Transition Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
  4. Master of Business Administration
  5. Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning
  6. Master of Science in Human Resources
  7. MBA specialization in Health care Management
  8. MBA specialization in Operations Management
  9. General MBA

Quote of the Day

"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't"
(Anatole France)