Saint Francis University

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: PA

About Saint Francis University

Saint Francis University is a private, Catholic-Franciscan, coeducational institution founded in 1847 by six Friars from Ireland. The university affers accredited undergraduate and graduate education through three schools: the Shields School of Business, the school of Health Sciences and Education and the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. The University places particular emphasis on developing individuals who will lead or serve with character, carrying their values into their chosen professions and communities.

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Why you should attend?

SFU offers military members and their families flexible online learning options through its Undergraduate, Graduate and Adult degree/Continuing Studies programs. SFU maximizes military transfer credits from other schools up to the required amount needed for a particular degree which is 64 credits in most cases and 98 credits though AD/CS. SFU maintains a strong ROTC program and an active on campus Student Veteran Organization. Our Counseling Center is staffed with licensed counselors trained in veteran-specific mental health concerns such as UC4, QPR Suicide Prevention, PTSD, and TBI. SFU is a Service-Member Opportunity College (SOC), participant.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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