Why Choose SBU?

Why Choose SBU?

Earn an online master’s degree from an established accredited institution and the first Catholic-Franciscan university in the United States. As a private Catholic-Franciscan university, St. Bonaventure University Online embraces the principles of discovery, community and individual worth. These values translate into six inclusive programs for online master of business administration, online master's in cybersecurity, online master’s of integrated marketing communications, online master’s of strategic leadership, online master’s of science in education school counseling and online master’s of science in education clinical mental health counseling.

St. Bonaventure is known for its academics as it is ranked #2 in Best Value Schools and #22 in Regional Universities North by the 2019 U.S. News and World Report. In addition, SBU Bonnies are proud members of the Atlantic 10 conference.

"St. Bonaventure’s leadership program was the best decision I made to help me grow both professionally and personally.   Not only did I make lasting connections and friendships, but I was provided the skill sets to further enhance my abilities in the corporate world. Shortly after completing the program, I was promoted to the international side of my company and have continued to grow.   It is true, St. Bonaventure University is the place to become extraordinary!   Sullivan, who earned her Master's in Professional Leadership from St. Bonaventure, is international business development manager (Asia) for Zippo Manufacturing Company in Bradford, Pa.  "

Christy D. Sullivan
Zippo Manufacturing Company
Master of Arts in Strategic Leadership