The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton

A 119-year-old private institution in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Northeast, The University of Scranton is a selective and highly ranked university. Scranton offers small class sizes and the personal attention expected of a leading private university, while offering high quality online degree programs to maximize the flexibility and convenience working professionals demand.

The University of Scranton is known for its outstanding academics and exceptional sense of community. As one of 28 Jesuit schools in the United States, The University of Scranton belongs to an elite group that continues a history of dedication to developing the whole person. Notable achievements include:

For the 13th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report‘s "America’s Best Colleges" edition ranked The University of Scranton among the 10 Top Master’s Universities in the North, the survey’s largest and most competitive region. For three consecutive years, Scranton has ranked among Universities — Masters in the North in the category "Great Schools at a Great Price," a ranking that relates academic quality to the cost of attendance.

About the Online Education Program

Finally, there is a Master’s program designed with the working teacher in mind. Whether you’re a teacher looking a teacher looking to increase your earning potential, seeking advancement to administration or aspiring to develop stronger instructional skills, this graduate program from The University of Scranton will prepare you for leadership success in tomorrow’s education. The MS in Curriculum and Instruction is offered by the University Alliance Online which facilitates the promotion and online delivery of degree and certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions.

Through advanced Internet technology and a state-of-the-art, self-contained learning system from The University Alliance Online, you’ll be immersed in a stimulating online learning environment that facilitates communication and collaboration among students and faculty. Online streaming video lectures bring your PC to life and the classroom to you via CD-ROM or streaming video, offering a unique educational experience no other Internet program can match. Watch and learn from the same professors who teach on campus at The University of Scranton as they deliver lectures and course material online — when and where it’s convenient for you!

About the Online MBA Program

Designed for the working professional, the Online MBA program emphasizes a set of skills and perspectives needed to succeed in the increasingly fast-paced, global and technology-oriented business environment. The online program format provides working professionals with convenient and flexible access to a high-quality MBA program without the need to interrupt their careers.

The University of Scranton’s Online MBA program is accredited by AACSB International. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. The University of Scranton Online MBA is one of few programs in the nation that is fully online and accredited by AACSB International. Only 7 percent of business schools worldwide have achieved the distinction of AACSB accreditation. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.


The University of Scranton is regionally accredited by the MSA, The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000).