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At Holy Family University, we focus on providing each student a personalized and supportive environment for learning. Our goal is to help you to realize your potential and make meaningful connections with the world around you. We do this by offering cutting-edge degree programs based on the needs of today's job market, along with opportunities to build your skills outside of the classroom.
With nearly 40 programs to choose from, including bachelor’s and graduate programs and degrees, a doctorate degree and accelerated courses, we offer a wide range of options and flexible scheduling to make your dream of earning a degree possible. Our dedicated faculty and student advisors are here with you every step of the way to help you find your perfect path. Ready to explore? Your journey starts here.
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Stemming from our rich tradition of providing a liberal arts education that balances arts and sciences to create purposeful world citizens, we offer an exciting range of degrees and study options. In fact, Holy Family University offers 13 Bachelor of Arts degree programs, one Bachelor of Science degree, and four interdisciplinary degrees. We hold classes at our Philadelphia campus and Newtown site in nearby Bucks County, depending upon your major. At both, our knowledgeable and supportive faculty will guide you in achieving your dreams.
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biology/Secondary Education Certification
Mathematics/Secondary Education Certification
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pre-Professional Programs (Preparation for graduate study is guided by faculty advisors.)
Postgraduate School Counseling Certification Program
Postgraduate Licensure Program
The world of business is fascinating and constantly evolving. The School of Business Administration prepares you for the future—regardless of whether you will be launching your business career, changing career directions, starting a business, or considering graduate school. You will learn to embrace technology, view business through an increasingly global lens, and treat colleagues with respect and compassion. You will gain practical business experience through internships with employers in your field of study. Our courses are offered in a variety of ways to offer maximum flexibility in completing your degree requirements: Face-to-Face, Blended, and Fully-ONLINE.
We prepare our business graduates to go on to have successful careers. Compared to other Philadelphia colleges, our business graduates have some of the best outcomes:
|College||Median Salary*||Median Student Loan Debt*||Category|
|Holy Family University||$47,300||$27,000||Bus Adm, Mgt, Ops|
|LaSalle University||$39,700||$25,000||Bus Admn, Mgt. Ops|
|Temple University||$44,400||$26,000||Bus/Commerce Gen|
|Penn State University - Main||$43,900||$27,000||Bus Adm, Mgt, Ops|
|Cabrini University||$35,700||$25,000||Bus Adm, Mgt, Ops|
|St. Joseph's University||$39,100||$25,250||Bus Adm, Mgt, Ops|
|Neumann University||$42,900||$27,000||Bus Adm, Mgt, Ops|
For busy adult learners, who either want to complete a degree or start one that they have put off for years, we also offer business programs designed for those working full-time jobs, managing a family, or changing careers. With a generous transfer credit policy, including credit for life experience, you may find you can complete your business degrees much quicker through Holy Family University’s Accelerated Degree Programs. Classes are offered in the evening and delivered in flexible formats including face-to-face, blended, and online.
Since 1977, more than 3,200 of our students have earned Pennsylvania teaching certification. We provide a high standard of education at a reasonable cost and have become a leading choice for high school graduates, experienced teachers seeking advanced qualifications, and working adults who wish to start a new career. Allow us to help you on the way to a more fulfilling career.
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Undergraduate Completion Program
Undergraduate Minor Programs
Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational and Organizational Leadership - Online
Master of Education (MEd) Initial Teacher Certifications
Master of Education (MEd) Certified Teacher Additional Certification
Endorsements for Certified Teachers
Holy Family University nurses and radiologic science professionals are found in major hospitals throughout the region, and we have developed a widespread reputation for graduates that are sought after by the healthcare industry. Our accredited undergraduate programs are ideal for high school graduates, experienced nurses, and radiologic science professionals seeking additional training, or working adults who wish to start an entirely new career. One of the best things about nursing, apart from the service that you’re rendering to society, is that this career path consistently stays in high demand.
The School of Nursing & Health Sciences provides a variety of degrees and study options for full- and part-time students. These include a traditional four-year bachelor of science in nursing, an associate's program in radiologic science, an accelerated RN to BSN nursing degree option, an accelerated second degree BSN, and a Master of Science in Nursing. Choose an environment where you’ll not only earn a sought-after qualification, but will find support on the journey.
Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Wellness
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program:
Internal Transfer Application to BSN Program
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