Division of Professional Studies

继续研究 & 员工发展 

Career-Focused, Flexible 项目 Designed for Adults

Move your career forward or find a new path in business, 技术, 教育, 医疗保健, social services and other key  fields with an online degree or skill-building certificate through the Division of Professional Studies at 欧宝体育app入口.

In our online courses and in-person workforce trainings, you will find:
  • Faculty who bring real-world expertise into the classroom.
  • In-demand skilled technical programs that fill a workforce need.
  • Transfer-friendly online degrees that fit your schedule. 

经验 影响驱动的在线项目

值-driven professionals who want to make a difference are always in demand.

Whether you study on campus or pursue your degree 100% online, the 欧宝体育app入口 promise is the same for every student.  We will help you to “become that someone” who makes an impact in your chosen field. We offer a free review of your transcript(s) for earned credits from an accredited college or university.


Honoring Your Past 经验, Supporting Your Future Goals

Your success team knows that college holds different challenges for working adults. As an online student at Saint 弗朗西斯, you will have the personalized advising and support you need to be successful. 


choose a career path that is in sync with your goals and values

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navigate earning credit for work experience or past college courses


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Aviation Specialization/Pilot's Training

This training provided in coordination with 纽顿航空服务公司  catapults a student with no past flight experience to the edge of commercial aviation. Students may earn a pilot's license while completing a college degree online or on-campus,  or opt for the flight school-only path. 

Pilot License Training Homepage

Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Certificate

This new  hands-on technical training certificate program is designed to be completed in 21 months and will prepare students to work as technicians in the aviation industry and beyond.

Anticipated Fall 2024,  in-person Johnstown




This proposed hands-on training certificate program is being developed to support the region's 医疗保健 workforce needs and will be held in SFU's new 医疗保健 simulation lab at the Curry Innovation Center in Altoona, PA.

Learn more about 员工发展 Initiatives at SFU



业务 Skills Certificates (online)

Valuable to those beginning careers or to those changing career directions.

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家庭酿造微证书 & 酿造证书(网上)

 Tier 1 (the micro-credential) is designed for learners who seek an introduction or guidance to homebrewing. Tier 2 (the certificate) provides learners with knowledge and experience to qualify for entry level jobs in a brewery.  Digital badging credential included. 



Homebrewing Basics Micro-Credential  


Applications for most online adult 教育 programs are accepted on a rolling basis with opportunities to start any time of the year. In fact, we have two starts per semester, typically the beginning of the semester and mid-semester.


Staff members within the Division of Professional Studies are experienced in working with adult students like you. We are available to answer your questions and guide you through our extensive portfolio of program offerings to help you find the right path to meet your goals. 



电子邮件:   professionalstudies@inonezl.com   
打电话给欧宝体育app入口: 1-800-457-6300 

Dean of the Division of Professional Studies


Dr. 特里西娅姆法登

Dr. 特里西娅姆法登









 Ms. 雪莉联系

Director of  Academic and Student Affairs










 Ms. 加布里埃尔·克罗宁

 Associate Director of 操作



















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 操作 & 事件专家









 Director Aviation Maintenance Tech. 程序






Degree and certificate programs offered through the Division of Professional Studies are taught by an advantageous mix of accomplished SFU faculty and industry experts who are passionate about teaching adult learners. 

In our online courses, you will find faculty who:
  • bring real-world expertise into the classroom.
  • tailor their online courses to best deliver the subject matter.
  • are trained in effective online teaching styles and 技术 tools.


  • 完成应用程序:  在线申请  
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary study (If no prior college courses, then a copy of your high school transcripts or GED required)
  • 来访的学生  (non-SFU students taking individual courses) complete the  非学位申请​​​​​​

View the 欧宝体育app入口 Statement of Nondiscrimination

Attention Prospective Online Students Residing Outside of Pennsylvania


According to higher 教育 regulations, 欧宝体育app入口 and its online/distance 教育 courses and programs must be authorized in certain states prior to offering those courses or programs to students residing in those states. Prospective students residing outside of Pennsylvania should consult the University’s 国家授权 web page to determine their eligibility for admission to our online programs or enrollment in an online course.


重要提示: If you are considering an academic program that leads to a professional license or certification in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state before beginning the academic program located outside your state.

Questions may be directed to (814) 472-3199. 


Student Identity Verification for Online Learning 

欧宝体育app入口 does not charge a fee for student identity verification for online learning. Any required travel to campus for student identity verification for online learning would be indicated prior to and during the registration process through publications such as course syllabi, 大学网站, 或者课程目录.


下一个会话: 2024年5月13日

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U.S. 新闻 & 世界报道 Ranks 欧宝体育app入口 Among Best Online 项目

大学通信 & 营销| 2024年2月7日
欧宝体育app入口 has been ranked No. 138 among the 2024 Best Online Bachelor’s 项目 by U.S. 新闻 & 世界报道. This ranking marks a 107-slot improvement over the University’s 2023 ranking of 245. A total of 348 Universities were evaluated as part of the ranking process. SFU在宾夕法尼亚州排名第五.

SFU names inaugural director for new Aviation Maintenance Technician School

Marie Young, 大学通信 & 营销| 2023年10月10日
欧宝体育app入口 has appointed 布丽安娜Pavkovich of Rockwood, PA, the inaugural director of the university's newest workforce development initiative, the Aviation Maintenance Technician certificate program. 作为新主任, her first duties include guiding the program through the FAA approval process with the goal of beginning classes in Fall 2024. 

EDD program hosts second cohort residency

Division of Professional Studies | 10/05/2023
The Division of Professional Studies welcomed its second Executive Doctor of Education of Organizational Leadership & 创新群体. 的队列, 名为aggiorannento 2023, gathered in person on September 7th through September 10th 2023 for their first residency.

Scholar-Practitioner and Learning Teams within the Ed.D程序

Coray shares his perspective on the value of joining the Ed.D cohort of established professionals who desire to keep learning, going deeper and broader into leadership, 道德, and innovation as it applies to their respective fields and areas of interest.