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University of St. Francis

Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.


Offering quality bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs, the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois will provide the care and attention you need for a rewarding learning experience and successful future. Through our graduate business, education, nursing or social work programs, you'll land your dream job, move up in your company, increase your earning potential, and gain a greater understanding and awareness of the world that surrounds you. 


  • Business Administration (MBA)

    USF's Master of Business Administration (MBA) was recently redesigned to respond to the increasingly competitive, technological and global world of management. The degree's relevant and on-trend curriculum focuses on global and competitive challenges and the value chain of business, and involves analytical thinking, leadership, and decision making.

    A key component is experiential learning led by faculty that has both academic credentials and real-world experience. USF students can immediately engage in coursework that’s applicable to their workplace or a specific industry certificate or credential. USF’s classes feature adult-learning activities such as case study exercises, directed discussions and team projects and presentations.

    Concentrations include: Accounting, Data Analytics, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, Management and Training & Development.

    More Information » www.stfrancis.edu/mba

    Business Administration (MBA)
  • Health Administration (M.S.)

    The Master of Science in Health Administration at the University of St. Francis is designed for students who have knowledge and experience in specific areas of health care and are seeking a broader understanding of the field. The content is rigorous; the curriculum includes both the theory of management and its practical application in the health care field. Sound administrative skills—systematic, critical and open-minded investigation of literature and data for the solution of challenging problems—are essential for professionals preparing for increasingly significant health care management roles.

    This program is offered online in Joliet, Illinois and Birmingham, Alabama. Concentrations include Data Science in Health Care, Leadership in Healthcare, Management of Long-Term Care, Population Health and Quality Improvement in Health Care.

    More Information » www.stfrancis.edu/health-administration-ms

    Health Administration (M.S.)
  • Training & Development (M.S.)

    Before COVID, the need for professional training and development was growing across almost every profession. Today the demand and opportunities are incredible—there may truly be no better time to enter a career in training and development, talent development or e-learning. Skilled leaders are needed across corporate, healthcare, non-profit or human resource markets everywhere. You are needed to become a mentor, trainer, coach, and leader.

    Concentrations include Business Administration, Health Administration, Human Resource Management, Instructional Design in Online Learning, Management of Training & Development and Self-design.

    More Information » www.stfrancis.edu/training-and-development-ms

    Training & Development (M.S.)


  • University of St. Francis
    500 Wilcox Street
    Joliet, Illinois 60435
    United States
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